Tibet is now open to anyone wishing to explore its ancient culture.
This book, based on a nineteenth century guide for Tibetan pilgrims by the renowned Lama Jamyang Kyentse Wangpo, describes the location, site, relics and background to places of major religious and historic significance.
Keith Dowman has spent last twenty years in India and Nepal. He has been educated in the theory and practice of Tibetan Buddhism by eminent Lamas of several Tibetan schools, and has translated several Tibetan texts. He now lives with his family in Kathmandu, where he continues to explore the Tibetan tradition and to interpret for in the West.