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Title: Shambhala and Shangri-La
Shambhala Tibetan legends speak of a hidden kingdom called Shambhala located somewhere beyond the Himalayas. Several ancient religious texts including the Kalachakra Tantra mention this kingdom. Some scholars claim that Shakyamuni Buddha taught the Kalachakra Tantra on the request of King Suchandra of Shambhala. Kalachakra Tantra,...
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Title: Yeti
The high altitude Himalayas, especially in Nepal and Tibet, are believed to be the abode of the Yeti. Also known as the “Abominable Snowman”, the Yeti is one of the most popular mystical creatures that the world has ever known (though not too well!). It has a parallel in the Bigfoot legend of North America. The Yeti is...
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