From the Roof of the World to the Land of Enchantment: Similarities of Native American and Tibetan Cultures (Hardcover)

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If a picture is worth one thousand words, then Marcia Keegan's latest book is a chronicle with much to say of the similarities between two ancient cultures that have sustained the human legacy through epochs of change. While our current world view has been shaped by the classic traditions of Greece and Rome, the Renaissance in Europe and the industrial revolution, the Native American and Tibetan Cultures were thriving in
a world of isolation from "modernity," maintaining their own traditions handed down through their elders. The Native American emergence stories and world cycles and ceremonies are as alive today as they were in prehistoric times.
The Tibetan rituals date back to their root culture of Shang Shung, prior to ten thousand years ago, as the indigenous culture for the Tibetan plateau. Both cultures evolved with little contact between each other until the 1970s.
When the Dalai Lama first visited North America in 1979, Marcia Keegan was there to arrange the initial meeting .
Product Details
ISBN: 9781574161090
ISBN-10: 1574161091
Publisher: Clear Light Publishing
Publication Date: November 11th, 2016
Language: English