Three Years in Tibet
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Three Years in Tibet

By Ekai Kawaguchi
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Table of Contents
  • THREE YEARS IN TIBET.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • Illustrations in the Text.
  • Photogravures.
  • Sketch-map.
  • CHAPTER I. Novel farewell presents.
  • CHAPTER II. A year in Darjeeling.
  • CHAPTER III. A foretaste of Tibetan barbarism.
  • CHAPTER IV. Laying a false scent.
  • CHAPTER V. Journey to Nepal.
  • CHAPTER VI. I befriend Beggars.
  • CHAPTER VII. The Sublime Himalaya.
  • CHAPTER VIII. Dangers Ahead.
  • CHAPTER IX. Beautiful Tsarang and Dirty Tsarangese.
  • CHAPTER X. Fame and Temptation.
  • CHAPTER XI. Tibet at Last.
  • CHAPTER XII. The World of Snow.
  • CHAPTER XIII. A kind old Dame.
  • CHAPTER XIV. A holy Cave-Dweller.
  • CHAPTER XV. In helpless Plight.
  • CHAPTER XVI. A Foretaste of distressing Experiences.
  • CHAPTER XVII. A Beautiful Rescuer.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. The Lighter Side of the Experiences.
  • CHAPTER XIX. The largest River of Tibet.
  • CHAPTER XX. Dangers begin in Earnest.
  • CHAPTER XXI. Overtaken by a Sand-Storm.
  • CHAPTER XXII. 22,650 Feet above Sea-level.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. I survive a Sleep in the Snow.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. ‘Bon’ and ‘Kyang.’
  • CHAPTER XXV. The Power of Buddhism.
  • CHAPTER XXVI. Sacred Manasarovara and its Legends.
  • CHAPTER XXVII. Bartering in Tibet.
  • CHAPTER XXVIII. A Himalayan Romance.
  • CHAPTER XXIX. On the Road to Nature’s Grand Mandala.
  • CHAPTER XXX. Wonders of Nature’s Mandala.
  • CHAPTER XXXI. An Ominous Outlook.
  • CHAPTER XXXII. A Cheerless Prospect.
  • CHAPTER XXXIII. At Death’s Door.
  • CHAPTER XXXIV. The Saint of the White Cave revisited.
  • CHAPTER XXXV. Some easier days.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI. War Against Suspicion.
  • CHAPTER XXXVII. Across the Steppes.
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII. Holy Texts in a Slaughter-House.
  • CHAPTER XXXIX. The Third Metropolis of Tibet.
  • CHAPTER XL. The Sakya Monastery.
  • CHAPTER XLI. Shigatze.
  • CHAPTER XLII. A Supposed Miracle.
  • CHAPTER XLIII. Manners and Customs.
  • CHAPTER XLIV. On to Lhasa.
  • CHAPTER XLV. Arrival in Lhasa.
  • CHAPTER XLVI. The Warrior-Priests of Sera.
  • CHAPTER XLVII. Tibet and North China.
  • CHAPTER XLVIII. Admission into Sera College.
  • CHAPTER XLIX. Meeting with the Incarnate Bodhisattva.
  • CHAPTER L. Life in the Sera Monastery.
  • CHAPTER LI. My Tibetan Friends and Benefactors.
  • CHAPTER LII. Japan in Lhasa.
  • CHAPTER LIII. Scholastic Aspirants.
  • CHAPTER LIV. Tibetan Weddings and Wedded Life.
  • CHAPTER LV. Wedding Ceremonies.
  • CHAPTER LVI. Tibetan Punishments.
  • CHAPTER LVII. A grim Funeral and grimmer Medicine.
  • CHAPTER LVIII. Foreign Explorers and the Policy of Seclusion.
  • CHAPTER LIX. A Metropolis of Filth.
  • CHAPTER LX. Lamaism.
  • CHAPTER LXI. The Tibetan Hierarchy.
  • CHAPTER LXII. The Government.
  • CHAPTER LXIII. Education and Castes.
  • CHAPTER LXIV. Tibetan Trade and Industry.
  • CHAPTER LXV. Currency and Printing blocks.
  • CHAPTER LXVI. The Festival of Lights.
  • CHAPTER LXVII. Tibetan Women.
  • CHAPTER LXVIII. Tibetan Boys and Girls.
  • CHAPTER LXIX. The Care of the Sick.
  • CHAPTER LXX. Outdoor Amusements.
  • CHAPTER LXXI. Russia’s Tibetan Policy.
  • CHAPTER LXXII. Tibet and British India.
  • CHAPTER LXXIII. China, Nepal and Tibet.
  • CHAPTER LXXIV. The Future of Tibetan Diplomacy.
  • CHAPTER LXXV. The “Monlam” Festival.
  • CHAPTER LXXVI. The Tibetan Soldiery.
  • CHAPTER LXXVII. Tibetan Finance.
  • CHAPTER LXXVIII. Future of the Tibetan Religions.
  • CHAPTER LXXIX. The Beginning of the Disclosure of the Secret.
  • CHAPTER LXXX. The Secret Leaks Out.
  • CHAPTER LXXXI. My Benefactor’s Noble Offer.
  • CHAPTER LXXXII. Preparations for Departure.
  • CHAPTER LXXXIII. A Tearful Departure from Lhasa.
  • CHAPTER LXXXIV. Five Gates to Pass.
  • CHAPTER LXXXV. The First Challenge Gate.
  • CHAPTER LXXXVI. The Second and Third Challenge Gates.
  • CHAPTER LXXXVII. The Fourth and Fifth Challenge Gates.
  • CHAPTER LXXXVIII. The Final Gate Passed.
  • CHAPTER LXXXIX. Good-bye, Tibet!
  • CHAPTER XC. The Labche Tribe.
  • CHAPTER XCI. Visit to my Old Teacher.
  • CHAPTER XCII. My Tibetan Friends in Trouble.
  • CHAPTER XCIII. Among Friends.
  • CHAPTER XCIV. The Two Kings of Nepal.
  • CHAPTER XCV. Audience of the Two Kings.
  • CHAPTER XCVI. Second Audience.
  • CHAPTER XCVII. Once more in Katmandu.
  • CHAPTER XCVIII. Interview with the Acting Prime Minister.
  • CHAPTER XCIX. Painful News from Lhasa.
  • CHAPTER C. The King betrays his suspicion.
  • CHAPTER CI. Third Audience.
  • CHAPTER CII. Farewell to Nepal and its Good Kings.
  • CHAPTER CIII. All’s well that ends well.
  • Footnotes
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