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David-Néel, Alexandra 1868-1969

Works: 395 works in 1,504 publications in 9 languages and 12,026 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Comparative studies  Romances  Pictorial works  History  Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Contributor, Librettist, Donor, Performer
Classifications: DS785, 294.3923
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Magic and mystery in Tibet by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

45 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes her experiences during a fourteen-year stay in Tibet, as she studied and participated in the occult philosophies of mystics and magicians
Initiations & initiates in Tibet by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

54 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nestled amid the high peaks and eternal snows of the Himalayas and other mountain ranges, Tibet is home to a centuries-old Buddhist tradition, rich in mystic rites and rituals aimed at helping adherents achieve spiritual bliss. In this fascinating volume, a noted authority delves into the nature and sources of Tibetan mysticism, providing readers with a wealth of information regarding Lamaic rites of initiation and the teachings given to initiates, both during and after the initiation ceremonies. The author first defines Tibetan mysticism and examines the role of the spiritual guide and the choice of a master. This is followed by a discussion of the nature of the esoteric doctrines and traditional oral instruction. Madame David-Neel then recounts in detail the various kinds of initiations and their aims, including initiations with and without?activity,? the?Mani? initiation, and the different meanings of Aum mani padme hum! Also covered are the magic rites known as dubthabs, the?gymnastics? of respiration, daily spiritual exercises, the contemplation of sun and sky, the dalai lamas, different kinds of morality, and many other topics. Alexandra David-Neel was a historian of religion and a resident of Tibet for 14 years. As a practicing Buddhist, she participated in many of the spiritual rites and practices described in this book, which gives her account a special immediacy and authenticity. Lucid, objective, and highly readable, Initiations and Initiates in Tibet is a treasury of fact and lore offering valuable insights and information to students of religion and Tibetan Buddhism in particular
Buddhism, its doctrines and its methods by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

41 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of nothingness by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

5 editions published between 1954 and 1982 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The superhuman life of Gesar of Ling by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

23 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret oral teachings in Tibetan Buddhist sects by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

24 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is an account of the Madhyamika (Middle Way) school of Buddhism, a method of mediation and enlightenment that was developed by the great Indian teacher Nagarjuna. In a collaboration between the Frenchwoman Alexandra David-Neel and her friend, the Tibetan lama Aphur Yongden, these teaching are presented clearly and elegantly, intended for the layman who seeks a way to practice and experience the realization of oneness with all existence."--Jacket
With mystics and magicians in Tibet by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

50 editions published between 1929 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En partie autobiographique, ce livre de 1929 relate les circonstances qui ont favorisé le séjour de l'auteur au Tibet et explicite les pratiques psychiques des habitants du toit du monde. Encore valable pour les historiens des religions, cet ouvrage clair et pittoresque est accessible à tous ceux qu'intéresse le sujet
My journey to Lhasa by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

26 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1923 a stout fifty-five-year-old Frenchwoman named Madame Alexandra David-Neel, a former opera singer and a dedicated student of the East, disguised herself as a male pilgrim and ascended to the ancient Tibetan city of Lhasa. Her classic account of her adventure was first published in 1927"--Jacket
Initiations lamaïques; des théories--des pratiques--des hommes by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

26 editions published between 1930 and 1999 in French and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immortalité et réincarnation; doctrines et pratiques, Chine, Tibet, Inde by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in French and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notre société nous conduit à un paradoxe car le culte de la jeunesse y est exacerbé alors que l'espérance de vie s'allonge de plus en plus. Répond aux nombreuses interrogations suscitées par la vieillesse, la peur et la hantise de la fin qu'elle induit ou la baisse d'activité physique provoquée par l'âge
Socialisme chinois. Le philosophe Meh-ti et l'idée de solitarité by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

12 editions published in 1907 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A l'ouest barbare de la vaste Chine by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

17 editions published between 1947 and 1981 in French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huyè̂n-thuật và đạo-sĩ Tây-Tạng by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

20 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sách nghiên-cúu vê thê-gíoi bí-mât cua các đao s~i Tây-Tang
Textes tibétains inédits by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immortality & reincarnation by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie surhumaine de Guésar de Ling, le héros thibétain : racontée par les bardes de son pays by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

16 editions published between 1931 and 1995 in French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au coeur des Himalayas, le Népal by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in French and Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A. David-Neel (1868-1969) effectue pendant l'hiver 1918-1919 un voyage au Népal, pays interdit aux étrangers. Son récit fait découvrir le fascinant visage d'un peuple et d'une civilisation d'une extraordinaire richesse
Le vieux Tibet face a la Chine nouvelle by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

14 editions published between 1953 and 1986 in French and Chinese and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Inde où j'ai vécu, avant et après l'indépendance by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

18 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Les souvenirs de son périple à travers l'Inde, les rencontres, les découvertes, les surprises
Le Modernisme bouddhiste et le bouddhisme du Bouddha by Alexandra David-Néel( Book )

12 editions published in 1911 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Magic and mystery in Tibet
Alternative Names
Alexandra David-Néel anarchist, Buddhist, explorer, spiritualist, writer

Alexandra David-Néel Frans auteur

Alexandra David-Néel französische Reiseschriftstellerin und ordinierte buddhistische Nonne in Tibet

Alexandra David-Néel scrittrice e esploratrice francese

Alexandra David-Néelová

David A. 1868-1969

David, Alexandra

David Alexandra 1868-1969

David, Louise Eugénie Alexandrie Marie

David, Louise Eugénie Alexandrine Marie 1868-1969

David-Néel, A.

David-Néel A. 1868-1969

David-Néel, A. (Alexandra), 1868-1969

David-Néel, Aleksandra

David-Néel, Alexandra

David-Néel, Alexandra 1868-1969

David-Néel, Louise A. 1868-1969

David-Neel, Louise Alexandra Eugenie Marie 1868-1969

David-Neel, Louise E. 1868-1969

David-Néel, Louise Eugénie Alexandra Marie, 1868-1969

Davida-Njela, Aleksandra, 1868-1969

Dawei.Naier, 1868-1969

De?vid-Nilʹ, Aleksandra, 1868-1969

Dèvid-Nil', Aleksandra.

Dėvid-Nilʹ, Aleksandra 1868-1969

Myrial, Alexandra.

Myrial Alexandra 1868-1969

Néel A. 1868-1969

Néel, Aleksandra David-

Néel, Alexandra David-.

Néel, Alexandra David- 1868-1969

Nilʹ, Aleksandra Dėvid 1868-1969

Njela, Aleksandra Davida-, 1868-1969

Александра Давид-Неел

Александра Давид-Неэль

Давид А. 1868-1969

Давид-Неэль А. 1868-1969

Дэви-Неел А. 1868-1969

Дэви-Неел, Александра, 1868-1969

Дэвид-Ниль А. 1868-1969

Неел, Александра Дэви-, 1868-1969

Неэль А. 1868-1969

אלכסנדרה דויד ניל

الکساندرا داوید-نئل

다비드-넬, 알렉산드라 1868-1969

데이비드-닐, 알렉산드라 1868-1969

알렉산드라 다비드 넬 1868-1969


ダヴィッド=ネール, A.

デビッドニール, アレクサンドラ

阿莱克桑德哈·大卫德-内埃勒 她是一位佛教徒,在1924年作為第一位進入西藏拉薩的歐洲女性而舉世聞名。

达维.耐尔, 1868-1969

French (281)

English (259)

German (12)

Chinese (10)

Polish (6)

Spanish (5)

Vietnamese (3)

Japanese (2)

Czech (2)

Initiations & initiates in TibetThe superhuman life of Gesar of LingThe secret oral teachings in Tibetan Buddhist sectsImmortality & reincarnationFar beyond the garden gate : Alexandra David-Neel's journey to LhasaRe-enchantment : Tibetan Buddhism comes to the WestThe secret lives of Alexandra David-Neel : a biography of the explorer of Tibet and its forbidden practices