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The Hermit Paperback – April 15, 2012

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Rampa is the author of such best sellers as THE THIRD EYE, CAVE OF THE ANCIENTS, FEEDING THE FLAME, DR FROM LHASA, YOU FOREVER, MY VISIT TO VENUS.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Inner Light - Global Communications (April 15, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0938294962
  • ISBN-13: 978-0938294962
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.3 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,369,093 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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At the outset, let it be declared that "The Hermit" by T. Lobsang Rampa is a genuine classic of UFO and abduction literature. While that may not have been Rampa's original intent, what he has written not only accurately predicts the future of what would be eventually learned by abduction researchers decades later, but also provides another dimension to the typical abduction narrative that is almost never present: In Rampa's book, the aliens actually SPEAK to the abductee and make him a conscious and active participant in what is happening.
But let us first look at the framework of the story Rampa tells. It begins with a young Buddhist monk's arrival at the cave of another monk who is a hermit greatly advanced in years. The hermit has been expecting the younger priest to visit for more than sixty years, meanwhile enduring deprivations of mind and body that would kill many less faithful to their appointed task. The young monk is to be the repository of knowledge that his elder counterpart has been waiting to impart to him.
The hermit's own story began when he was himself a young Tibetan priest and was taken captive by the Chinese, who falsely believed he was carrying classified information to their enemies. The hermit/priest is tortured as part of his interrogation, and eventually has his eyes gouged out before being thrown on a nearby dung heap to die. Now blinded and barely alive, he makes his escape to the mountains, where he is eventually captured by the aliens and taken to an underground location for indoctrination into the mysteries he is to pass on to the world.
The aliens tell him he has been chosen because he has an exceptional memory that will allow him to vividly remember the details of their message to the world for the rest of his life.
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Slightly different from other Rampa books insofar as it is written in the third person. The contents switch easily between the life of the hermit and the story he is telling. If you believe that earth is not the only inhabited world in this or other galaxies then this will enhance your fascination of the subject. With some 'quite logical explanations' for some of the more profound happenings in our history it certainly gives food for thought. Some, perhaps not followers of the Lobsang mysteries, will consider this production from Lobang's imagination. Read it and judge for yourself - no matter what your thoughts on the matter - it's not to be missed.
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This very special book I have read a long time ago in a french translation. It is an extraordynary book since it explains a lot about ATLANTIS and the human race. Everything had been planned by the E.T.s(the gardeners). In this book, as well, L.R. surpasses any possible imagination. Anyone who has read this book learns all of a sudden that reality is more complex as we have ever thought.
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In this book he reveals the history of the Earth's Gardeners that revels the RA Material and Pleadian channeling. You simply cannot make this stuff up and also seem credible at the same time, the detail is too amazing and coincides with many other books that have come out since, from far different sources.

Tuesday gives first hand accounts and a story from a dying Hermit that will send tingles down your spine. How humanity came to be on this planet and why the ancient astronaut theory is real but in a way that makes sense on a human level, complete with greed, lust and the hunger for power and how all three can even corrupt the 'Gods'.

Don't miss this epic tale from a Tibetan Master!
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This book is amazing. More people should read this book. We hear people talk about aliens and U.F.O.'s and this book provides proof that they exist and interact with certain humans. It has changed my outlook on how we are supposed to live life. This book will leave you amazed and wanting to hear more.
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this story really did sound real as if a gurus dream were retold to a young guru saint who could use the wisdom from alien races which could have existed for real or at least in the context of the story tellers psyche,anyhow good read from start to finnish, thanks.
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This very special book I have read a long time ago in a french translation. It is an extraordynary book since it explains a lot about ATLANTIS and the human race. Everything had been planned by the E.T.s(the gardeners). In this book, as well, L.R. surpasses any possible imagination. Anyone who has read this book learns all of a sudden that reality is more complex as we have ever thought.
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I prefer to preview the book before I buy.
Like good old ways in a bookshop.

The Hermit is a disappointing book. But of course, after reading "The third Eye", none of Rampa books measure up to the standard. The Hermit writing style is not of the same author, it lacks the authentic feel. I had been to Tibet, understand the Asia culture and living in this modern day, the story seems to flow from some other fiction books written by Westerners.I ordered it from Amazon due to the Rampa fever and hunger for more of his journey in life.
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