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Photo Credits- Images were used from:

  • Ian Cameron, Mountains of the Gods: The Himalaya and the Mountains of Central Asia . (Facts on File, Inc. 1984).
  • Holy Cross website of Todd Lewis
  • David Suzuki and Amanda McConnell. The Sacred Balance: A Visual Celebration of Our Place in Nature. (Greystone Books, 2002).
  • David Zurick and Julsun Pacheco, Illustrated Atlas of the Himalayas . (University Press of Kentucky , 2006).






This site was created by Amy Jane Priest at the NEH Summer Institute "Cultures and Religions of the Himalayan Region," held at the College of the Holy Cross, Summer 2006