The Way of the White clouds ver 1
by Anagarika lama Govinda


The book 'The Way of the White clouds' was written by Anagarika Lama Govinda1 , not to be mistaken for a similarly titled book by Osho. The book is in public domain, available2 at archive.org3 under the creative commons license in the form of scanned image or images compiled into pdf/djvu.

The book

I have typeset the book and is available as PDF under the license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License4 along with the source files. The book is typset using XeLaTeX5.

The document can be improved in these possible ways:

  • Making the buddhist and tibetan proper nouns consistent according to some standard convention. I have followed IAST (International alphabet for sanskrit transliteration). During conflict, I have followed the convention used by 'Overlook press'. Although, it seems to me that there is some difference in writing some pāli proper nouns compared to their corresponding sanskrit nouns.
  • Adding illustrations and pictures, while taking care of the copyright issues.

If you plan to create a derivative of this document, please inform me, so that I can link to it from the webpage. I have worked on this document alone and hence, the typesetting has not been verified. Please feel free to report me errors and suggestions, however trivial.

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