Peaks and Lamas: A Basic Ebook on Mountaineering, Buddhism and Tibet

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A number of years in the past, Wendell Berry advisable we learn Marco Pallis’ Peaks and Lamas. He had obtained a replica of this out of print and elusive title, and upon studying it wrote saying, “I’ve a really excessive opinion of it.” He praised the writing on journey and mountaineering, however he was specifically drawn to the writing about Buddhism, the chapters on Tibetan Artwork, and went on “that is one of the best guide, in my restricted studying, in connecting a type of Buddhism with its sustaining tradition. It will be helpful to anyone concerned about what a conventional tradition is or is likely to be, and the way such a tradition would possibly protect itself.”
With Wendell Berry, Gary Snyder and Robert Aitken providing encouragement, we may hardly ignore the crucial of placing this outstanding textual content, out of print for at the very least thirty years, again into print for a complete new era of readers.


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