In 1892, a book was compiled of 345 versions of the Cinderella story and related tales. Now, from Rebecca Solnit—Zen Buddhist and acclaimed author of Men Explain Things to Me—comes the enlightened, feminist version for our time.
We call it Tibetan Buddhism, but it’s really much more. Robin Kornman sees Tibet as the last of the Silk Route cultures, where the great religions of Asia unite in a magical world of Gods, Demons, Sages, and Enlightened Kings.
Geoffrey Samuels reviews “The Epic Of Gesar Of Ling: Gesar’s Magical Birth, Early Years And Coronation As King”.
“Never have I witnessed a phenomenon as raw or as powerful as the spectacle of Vodoun possession.”