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"Through a shaft of sun moves a band of Magar women, scarlet-shawled; they wear heavy brass ornaments in the left nostril."
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"Down mountain fields, a path of stones flows like mercury in the sunlight; even the huts have roofs of silver slates."
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"How easy it feels to be superfluous on this expedition, in no haste and without gainful destination - gnaskor, or "going around places," as pilgrimages are described in Tibet."
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"These simple and uneducated men comport themselves with the wise calm of monks, and their well-being is in no way separable from their religion."
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"Most poets know about these pangs of loss, and here and there in my prose readings, strange passages would leap like unicorns out of the page."
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"That year I was a new student of Zen, expecting nothing, and almost another year had passed before something said by an older student made me realize...

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