Nanda Devi

The roots of the 1976 Indo - American Nanda Devi Expedition were of a most unusual origin , the course of the drama that was to unfold on Nanda Devi that fateful summer having started many years before . In 1949 Willi Unsoeld , a young ...

Nanda Devi

In 1976, John Roskelley joined an expedition to climb Nanda Devi, a 26,645-foot peak in India's remote northwest frontier. What unfolded during this climb was a story of strong emotion, conflicting ambitions, death and victory, desire and regret. This is the story of Willi Unsoeld, the expedition leader who supported the participation of his young daughter, who was named after the mountain they were climbing.

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Nanda Devi
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: John Roskelley
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09-01 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

In 1976, John Roskelley joined an expedition to climb Nanda Devi, a 26,645-foot peak in India's remote northwest frontier. What unfolded during this climb was a story of strong emotion, conflicting ambitions, death and victory, desire and regret. This is the story of Willi Unsoeld, the expedition leader who supported
Nalinibala Devi
Language: en
Pages: 47
Authors: Preeti Barua
Categories: Women poets, Assamese
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Sahitya Akademi

On the life and works of Nalinibala Devi, 1898-1977, Assamese poetess.
Rukmini Devi Arundale, 1904-1986
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Avanthi Meduri
Categories: Bharata natyam
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishe

The essay in this book endeavour to capture the multifaceted cultural and aesthetic legacy of Rukmini Devi preserved both in India and international scholars, including dance cirtics, dance administrators, dancers, dance teachers, bueraucrats, and alumni of the world-renowned lalakshetra arts institution that Rukmini Devi founded in 1936. The essaysalso discuss
The Devi Gita
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Cheever Mackenzie Brown
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

This translation and commentary on an important Hindu text on the Great Goddess envisions a universe created and protected by a compassionate female deity.
Nanda Devi
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Hugh Thomson
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-16 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The story of an amazing journey to one of the remotest, most mysterious places on earth Until 1934 the Nanda Devi Sanctuary had never been visited by human beings. Surrounded by 20,000 foot peaks which effectively seal off the mountain at their centre it is virtually impenetrable. But in 1934