Info on the origins of shambhala

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anyone have any good books or info on the origins of shambhala before I get it tattooed on myself?:confused:

been to the wiki page and it doesn't say much.
 

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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/e...ambhala/mistaken_foreign_myths_shambhala.html

and

http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/mistic/lobsang_rampa/shamballa.htm
 
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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,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=watch?v=xnyh6i9NvmE
 

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