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Title: The Holy Himalayas
Author: Dr. Shantha N. Nair
Year of Publication: 2007
Publisher: Pustak Mahal
Language: English
The book deals with the sites of religious and spiritual importance in the Himalayas. The Himalayas have different significance to different individuals. Since time immemorial sages, saints and seekers have been attracted to the great heights in search of peace and wisdom.
Title: The Search for the Pink-Headed Duck: A journey into theHimalayas and Down the Brahmaputra
Author: Rory Nugent
Year of Publication: 2011
Publisher: iUniverse
Language: English
The Author’s love for birds is very evident from the account of his expedition into the North Eastern range of Himalayas to fulfil his desire to see the Pink-Headed Duck, which was last seen 52 years back in the region. But the author took a chance and set off on his quest, even though Scientists were of the view that the species is now extinct.
Title: The Throne of the Gods
Author: Arnold Heim, August Gansser
Year of Publication: 1939
Publisher: Macmillan, New York
Language: English (originally in German, 1938)
The book gives an illustrated account of the first Swiss expedition in 1936 to the Himalayas written by two geologists whose eight months journey in the Himalayas took them through the lands of Nepal and Tibet up to Mount Kailash, and then through the plains and foothills of India on the way back.
Title: The Way of the White Clouds
Author: Lama Anagarika Govinda
Year of Publication: 2005
Publisher: Overlook Press and Indiana University
Language: English
A devoted Buddhist and a spokesman for Tibetan culture, the author was one of the last foreigners to travel through Tibet before the Chinese invasion. One of the 20th century's classic spiritual autobiographies, the book gives a spectacular account of exploration and discovery, and a sensitive and lucid interpretation of Tibetan traditions.
Title: Tibet: Culture on Edge
Author: Phil Borges
Year of Publication: 2011
Publisher: Rizzoli
Language: English
The Author has not only captured the beauty of the Tibetan landscapes but also the endangered people, and their cultural background. With the help of photographs and stories, he puts across the dramatic changes and developments that have taken place in the beautiful land of Tibet.