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Info on the origins of shambhala

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thankz
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Jul8-14, 07:14 PM
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anyone have any good books or info on the origins of shambhala before I get it tattooed on myself?

been to the wiki page and it doesn't say much.
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jedishrfu
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Jul8-14, 11:04 PM
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The story Lost Horizon byJames Hilton and the land Shangri-la was supposedly derived from the mythical history of Shambala:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shangri-La

and more on Shambhala:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shambhala

and some more mystical discussion about it whith reference to the Madam Blavatsky Theosophical Society which capitalized on the thirst for Eastern Mysticism in the West at the time:

http://www.berzinarchives.com/web/en...shambhala.html

and

http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/mi.../shamballa.htm
George Jones
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Jul8-14, 11:25 PM
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The story Lost Horizon byJames Hilton and the land Shangri-la was supposedly derived from the mythical history of Shambala
I read this novel when I was in high school; it really had an impact on me. About the same time, "Shambala" became established in pop culture by the Three Dog Night song,



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