The Heart of the World: A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise
The Heart of the World A Journey to Tibet's Lost Paradise Author:Ian Baker The Heart of the World recounts an extraordinary journey into one of the most inaccessible places on earth, and a pilgrimage to the heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan prophecies proclaim that the greatest of beyul, or mystical sanctuaries, lies at the eastern edge of the Himalayas, veiled by a colossal waterfall in the forbidding T... more »sangpo gorge. After years of investigation, world-class climber and Buddhist scholar Ian Baker and his National Geographic-sponsored team made worldwide news by finding a magnificent 108-foot-high waterfallthe legendary grail of both Western explorers and Tibetan pilgrims.« less
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A riveting portrait of physical privation during an epic five year spiritual quest, reinvents the art of the pilgrimage. This story gives all of us ways to see even mundane environments as radiantly divine.