William Henry Knight. R. Bentley, 1863 - 385 pages. Bibliographic information. Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet. William Henry Knight.
William Henry Knight.
The Religions of Cashmere and Thibet. During all our wanderings, whether in India, Cashmere, or Thibet, the most striking feature throughout, was the outward display of religion and the prominent part which religious forms of worship take in the every-day life of the people. Monuments and temples everywhere bear testimony to the universal belief in a Supreme Being; and Hindoo, Mussulman, and Buddhist alike, by numberless prayers and frequent offerings, confess their desire to propitiate His power and to cultivate His favour.
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Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. This is a travelogue, written in the form of a diary, of the author during his stay in Kashmir and Ladak between 21st May and 31st October 1860. It is written in the style of most narratives and descr. ibes the topography, the people and their customs, their religion, the temples etc. The book has 3 appendices that notice the temples of Kashmir, the Mystic sentence of Tibet and gives a short sketch of the history of Kashmir. The book has lovely 45 colour and black and white illustrations.
Knight, W. H. (William Henry). Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Title in red and black, with vignette. You can read Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere And Thibet by Knight, W. (William Henry) in our library for absolutely free. Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. Bentley, 1863 - Jammu and Kashmir (India) - 385 pages. Page 305 - What the sun and light are to this visible world, that are the supreme good and truth, to the intellectual and invisible universe ; and, as our corporeal eyes have a distinct perception of objects enlightened by the sun, thus our souls acquire 1 Essays and Lectures, &c. vo. Appears in 29 books from 1818-2006. Page 341 - All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom. Appears in 695 books from 1817-2008.
One six-storied house, of long experience in this crooked world, had made the most wonderful efforts to redeem his character and to recover his equilibrium by leaning the contrary way aloft from what he did below. Found ourselves not very far on our road on awakening this morning, the night having been very dark, the current strong against us, and the sailors lazy. Another cause of delay also, if these were insufficient, was, that the proprietor of the boat dropped his turban overboard, with two rupees in the folds of it, and the old lady his spouse had stopped the fleet for at least an hour to cry over the misfortune.
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Captain William Henry Knight journeyed through Kashmir and Tibet in. .
Captain William Henry Knight journeyed through Kashmir and Tibet in 1860 in the company of another officer and a porter. His goal in this volume was to represent "a faithful picture of travels in regions where excursion trains are still unknown, and Travelers' Guides unpublished.