Daughter of the Mountains - Chapters 1-2, The Gift of a Red-Gold Lhasa Terrier, Adventure! The Beginning of the Prophecy Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1-2, The Gift of a Red-Gold Lhasa Terrier, Adventure! The Beginning of the Prophecy Summary

Chapter one opens in the mountains of Tibet in the home of a small Tibetan family. Momo, a little girl, has fallen in love with the idea of getting a red-gold Lhasa Terrier at the age of four, and the first chapter tells the story of how her wishing gradually amplified until at last she gets the dog she wants. She first saw the dog at the nearby monastery of Kargayu, where her family traveled several times a year. Her father, Nema, was too poor to fulfill Momo's wish, which continued without exception until she was eight. Momo's family along with the Tibetan Buddhist community of which she was part, is very religiously focused. They often perform ceremonies and...

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