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Buttertea at Sunrise A Year in the Bhutan Himalaya

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ISBN-10: 1550026801

ISBN-13: 9781550026801

Edition: 2007

Authors: Britta Das

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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 5/30/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Britta Das went to work in Bhutan as a physiotherapist under the auspices of VSO, the British aid organization. Buttertea at Sunrise, her first book, has been published in Britain, India, Germany, and Holland. Born in Germany, Britta now lives in Toronto, where she continues to work as a physiotherapist.

Acknowledgements
Prologue
A Road Leading East
From a Distance
First Encounters
Where You Going, Miss?
Don't Close Your Eyes
Lhamo
Back-Breaking Work
Om Mani Padme Hum
Choden
Compassion for Little Things
Chilli con Carne
Friction
Are You Feeling Boring?
Minakpa Ama
Buttertea Is Warm and Salty
Meme Monk
DifFerent Expectations
Chortens and Prayer Flags
A Trulku Star
To School on Crutches
Town Planning
Dharma or Dollars
Kadam Goemba
The Dances of Light
A Midnight Prayer
Woes in Trashi Yangtse
Losar New Year
The Sound of a Conch
Epilogue
Glossary of Frequently Used Bhutanese Terms