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Searching for Shangri-La - Off the Beaten Track in Western China (+ 1 DVD)

ISBN: 978-7-80228-586-6, 9787802285866
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Title: Searching for Shangri-La - Off the Beaten Track in Western China (+ 1 DVD)
Author: Laurence J. Brahm
ISBN: 978-7-80228-586-6
Publisher: 新世界出版社 (New World Press)
Language: English
Date of Publication:  2008
First Edition
Number of pages: 214 pages
Dimensions: 21,5 x 14,5 cm
Binding: Paperback


Description

Some say that Shangri-La can be found in sacred Tibet, or maybe in wild Qinghai. They are others who say it can be found in artistic Yunnan. Author Laurence J Brahm hitchhikes off the beaten track through western China, meeting monks, nomads, artists, rock and pop musicians, dancers, composers, environmentalists and living Buddhas, each searching for their own version of Shangri-La. Shangri-La can be found in a cup of café latte or yak butter tea if you search carefully enough... Searching for Shangri-La... Can you find it? Maybe you are not searching carefully enough……

Laurence J. Brahm travels through the western region of China in search of Shangri-La – only to find that it is not a place, but a state of mind. Shangri-La has now become a source of creative inspiration, drawing China’s leading figures in pop culture and art circles to western China, all in search of Shangri-La. China’s leading cultural figures such as composer San Bao, dancer Yang Liping and pop singer Dadawa appear in the book, together with artists, lamas, and living Buddhas Searching for Shangri-La is an alternative philosophy travelogue.


About the author

  Laurence J Brahm is a lawyer and political economist by profession. He has spent over two decades advising multinational corporations regarding their investments in China, and negotiating on their behalf. He is a pioneer of culturally sustainable heritage restoration in Beijing, having helped conserve historic neighborhoods and sections of the Great Wall. Author of numerous books on China and Asia, Brahm writes a weekly column in Hong Kong's 'South China Morning Post'. He is viewed by many as a barometer of China s economic and political environment. Since 2002, Brahm has devoted most of his time to producing and directing a series of film features and documentaries featuring Tibet. During this time, he wrote a series of travelogues which includes 'Searching for Shangri-la', 'Road to Shambhala', and 'New Age Sutra'. In 2005, he established the Shambhala Foundation. Shambhala Foundation promotes ethnic diversity and supports culturally sustainable development models that include monastery restoration, construction of schools, developing medical clinics, as well as entrepreneurial training in the Tibetan regions of western China.


Contents

Questions,No Answers
Uncertain Directions
TIBET 
 AsKing for Directions 
 A Cup ofYak Butter Tea
 Cold Thin Air
 Soundless Sound
 Yak
 White Eagles
 Finding Directions
 Departure
QINGHAl
 Connecting with a Stone
 Nothing Lefl
 Finding Nomads
 Yak Milk Cheese
 Meditation
YUNNAN
 Alternative Space
 NO One Listens
 Purple Moon Crying in Rain
 Rock Concert in Rain
 Shangri—La in a Cup of Tea
 Misty Valleys
 Saving Shangri—La
 Flowers ill the Rain
 After Shangri—La



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