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Alexandra David-Néel

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Alexandra David-Néel
Born Louise Eugénie Alexandrine Marie David
24 October 1868(1868-10-24)
Saint-Mandé, French Empire
Died 8 September 1969 (100)
Digne, France

Alexandra David-Néel was a French-Belgian explorer who notably traveled across India and Asia, and spent many years in then-isolated Himalayan Buddhist kingdoms, including Sikkim and Tibet, where she extensively studied in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries.

Selected Bibliography

in French

  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1898) (in French), Pour la Vie 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1911) (in French), Le Modernisme Bouddhiste et le Bouddhisme du Bouddha 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1927) (in French), Voyage d'Une Parisienne à Lhassa 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1929) (in French), Mystiques et Magiciens du Tibet 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1930) (in French), Initiations Lamaïques 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra; Yongden, Albert A. (1931) (in French), La Vie Surhumaine de Guésar de Ling le Héros Thibétain 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1933) (in French), Grand Tibet: Au Pays des Brigands-Gentilshommes 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1935) (in French), Le Lama au Cinq Sagesses 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1938) (in French), Magie d'Amour et Magic Noire 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1940) (in French), Sous des Nuées d'Orage 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1949) (in French), Au Coeur des Himalayas 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1951) (in French), Ashtavakra Gita 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1951) (in French), Les Enseignements Secrets des Bouddhistes Tibétains 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1951) (in French), L'inde Hier, Aujourd'hui, Demain 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1952) (in French), Textes Tibétains inédits 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1953) (in French), Le Vieux Tibet Face à la Chine Nouvelle 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1954) (in French), La Puissance de Néant par Lama Yongden 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1954) (in French), Grammaire de la Langue Tibétaine Parlée 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1958) (in French), Avadhuta Gita 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1958) (in French), La Connaissance Transcendente 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1961) (in French), Immortalité et Réincarnation: Doctrines et Pratiques en Chine, au Tibet, dans l'Inde 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1961) (in French), L'Inde Où J'ai Vecu 
  • David-Néel, Alexandra (1964) (in French), Quarante Siècles d'Expansion Chinoise 

in English

  • David-Neel, Alexandra (1927) (in English), My Journey to Lhasa: The Personal Story of the Only White Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City, London & New York: Harper & Bros. 
  • David-Neel, Alexandra (1931) (in English), Initiations and Initiates in Tibet, London: Rider & Co. 
  • David-Neel, Alexandra (1932) (in English), Magic and Mystery in Tibet, New York: Claude Kendall 
  • David-Neel, Alexandra; Yongden, Albert A. (1933) (in English), The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling, the Legendary Tibetan Hero: As Sung by the Bards of His Country, London: Rider & Co. 
  • David-Neel, Alexandra (1938) (in English), Tibetan Tale of Love and Magic, Jersey: Neville Spearman 
  • David-Neel, Alexandra (1939) (in English), Buddhism: Its Doctrines and Its Methods, London: John Lane 
  • David-Neel, Alexandra; Yongden, Albert A. (1954) (in English), The Power of Nothingness 
  • David-Neel, Alexandra (1957) (in English), The Secret Oral Teachings in Tibetan Buddhist Sects, Calcutta: Maha Bodhi Society of India