Like a Yeti Catching Marmots : A Little Treasury of Tibetan Proverbs
by Pema Tsewang and Josh Bartok


Overview - The Yeti, or Dremo in Tibetan, is a dim-witted mythical beast said to feed only on marmots. It sees a marmot, grabs the hapless creature, and then sits on it - saving the delicious morsel for later. And then the Yeti sees another marmot and leaps up to snatch it while the first marmot makes a quick break for freedom.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Yeti, or Dremo in Tibetan, is a dim-witted mythical beast said to feed only on marmots. It sees a marmot, grabs the hapless creature, and then sits on it - saving the delicious morsel for later. And then the Yeti sees another marmot and leaps up to snatch it while the first marmot makes a quick break for freedom. An image of bumbling, foolish effort.

This enchanting little book contains 108 traditional Tibetan proverbs - conveying the wit and wisdom of one of the world's most unique cultures. The proverbs appear in English and Tibetan script, along with a brief explanation of how and when to use each saying.

Often funny and wise, these proverbs always remind us of our experiences in a natural and meaningful way.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781614290001
  • ISBN-10: 1614290008
  • Publisher: Wisdom Publications
  • Publish Date: January 2012
  • Page Count: 157
  • Dimensions: 6.4 x 5.5 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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