❮BOOKS❯ ✹ Un indovino mi disse ✯ Author Tiziano Terzani – Motyourdrive.co.uk



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  1. says:

    Devo premettere che, forse per mancanza di interesse o semplicemente di occasioni di studio e di approfondimento, la mia conoscenza riguardo la cultura orientale in generale sempre stata piuttosto scarsa Questo libro stato per me una miniera di preziosa conoscenza Tiziano Terzani nel 1976 si trova ad Honk Kong, dove interroga un indovino cinese il quale lo avverte di non prendere assolutamente aerei nel 1993 incuriosito seppur scettico decide di dargli retta e far bene, poich , coincidenza o profezia avverata, uno degli arerei che deve prendere quell anno cadr veramente e di spostarsi per tutto il 1993, da un punto all altro del continente asiatico, in treno e in nave Un indovino mi disse il resoconto di questo lungo viaggio fuori dal comune Uno straordinario libro mappamondo che ci fa entrare, attraverso il solo tocco delle dita sulle pagine, in mondi e tempi lontani svelandoci le usanze e e i segreti di una cultura cos diversa dalla nostra Dalla Birmania alla Thailandia, dalla Malesia al Vietnam, Terzani esplora luoghi, descrive paesaggi, incontra un numero impressionante di persone..e personaggi , interroga incuriosito altri indovini, descrive usanze e abitudini, registra emozioni e confronta presente e passato lasciandosi andare a critiche e riflessioni il ritratto che ci offre dell Asia quello di un continente che, seppur ancora legato a usanze tradizionali e credenze millenarie, caduto irremediabilmente nel vortice del materialismo e consumismo eccessivi imperanti in Occidente La lettura di questo mio primo Terzani mi ha arricchita davvero tanto S , arricchita, l aggettivo adatto proprio cos che mi sono sentita quando sono arrivata all ultima riga E sebbene non posso dire che rappresenti, per suo genere e tipologia, il mio libro tipo quello di un romanzo che oltre a farmi conoscere realt ignote riesce a emozionarmi , per una volta, voglio essere, al di l dei miei gusti personali, il pi obiettiva possibile 4 stelline, dunque, per l immenso e unico valore che questo libro reppresenta Grande Tiziano Un grande libro, un grande uomo.


  2. says:

    Che dire su Terzani Grande giornalista, grande reporter, grande scrittore, forse anche grande padre ma ogni volta mi sento qualcosa che mi va di traversoInsomma con le sue idee appassionate sulla cultura e l ideologia cinese e i figli a spupazzarsi la scuola cinese vera, tremenda dal punto di vista pedagogico Lui a realizzare l ultimo scoop rischioso, o l ultimo tiro in una fumeria d oppio di Macaoe sua moglie a tirare avanti da sola con i figli in attesa del grand uomoSe hanno sempre cercato di convincerci che accanto ad un grande uomo c sempre una grande donnaquando lo leggo penso che non sempre una grande donna ha accanto un grande uomo Scusa Terzanima ce l avevo sul gozzo da un po


  3. says:

    signora mia, come si stava meglio quando si stava peggio Un sacco di sagge banalit , piuttosto superficiale e al quinto veggente ero arcistufissima Perch Terzani diventato un idolo dei nostrani radical chic Devo dargli un altra chance perch non mi spiego.


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    Abbandonato a p 270 di 429Avrei proprio voluto finirlo perch il regalo di una cara persona, e l ho persino ripreso dopo quasi un anno di limbo Ma gna fo.Devo dire che il modo di scrivere un diario di viaggio reportage di Terzani che m era piaciuto in Buonanotte signor Lenin, qui non l ho ritrovato Ho trovato un Terzani molto centrato su se stesso, che racconta pi i fatti propri che le storie dei posti in cui viaggia Non capisco proprio quale interesse possa avere raccontare cos dettagliatamente tutto ci che gli hanno detto della sua vita e se ci hanno preso oppure no i millemila indovini che ha consultato Pochi i fatti interessanti raccontati, persi tra questi noiosi indovini e riflessioni davvero troppo superficiali o forse solo datate propendo per la prima definizione Quindi basta, penso di avere meglio da leggere e mi perdonino tutti gli estimatori di Terzani.


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    A while back I read a book, that made a huge impression on me, it highlighted the native American culture and how so much of it is disappearing This book in many ways resembles that one, though the location is very different, a look at the disappearing Asian primitive landscape, it being overtaken and changes through progress.This is also, a book that I had never heard of nor probably picked up if it wasn t a recommendation pick from a group I am in It covers so much ground, different beliefs and cultures, old ways versus the new changing ways As the author points out progress carries a huge price Loved learning about their belief systems, their traditions and superstitions The author was a journalist and he writes very clearly and well, his opinions are ones that I share He actually lived in these countries, not just stopped in to report He visited people, fortune teller and other spiritual entities native to whatever country he was living in So another book that made a huge impression on me, one I won t soon forget Glad I bought it because I can take the time to re read whenever I feel the urge, and I have no doubt I will.


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    This book is very well written I really like the author, he has a very easy going and readable style he s articulate, intelligent, observant, and deeply reflective Whether you are interested his adventures in Asian countries and his thoughts on their cultural developments and how the west has impacted them, or his metaphysical musings and some surprising personal experiences as he searches out mystics, psychics, and fortune tellers, this books is a pleasure to read because the author is able to slow down and really absorb the atmosphere wherever he happens to be, then reflect on it and communicate the experience so well that it s easy to imagine I m there I lived in Asia for 11 mo s in 2000 and his book took me right back as if it was yesterday I enjoyed the book so much I searched for the authors home page to write and thank him for the book, and I was very sad to find that he passed away There s a really good obit here


  7. says:

    Tiziano Terzani qui incontra un indovino che gli fa una tragica previsione se prender un aereo entro i prossimi anni, morir Allora Tiziano, pi per ironia che perch credeva che la previsione si avverasse, viagger per tutto l anno in giro per il mondo, senza mai salire in un aereo Divertente racconto dei suoi viaggi, mettendo al centro gli uomini e altre culture Bello


  8. says:

    I read this book slowly at the beginning Slowly like the travels Tiziano makes through Asia When he decides to follow what a fortune telle told him years before in Hong Kong, maybe he couldn t imagine how travels can change when you decide not taking a plane for a whole year, and keep on working as a journalist in Asia This is a lovely book Tiziano was a real traveller, not a tourist at all He describes the bad and good part of every country he visits, but he never complains like tourist sometimes do He meets so many people and it s nice to see its path through different fortune tellers


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    This travel book uses the device of the author s avoiding air travel due to a fortuneteller s prophecy to give the author an excuse to do several travels by land, mostly in SE Asia but also on a train trip to Italy The travel parts are mildly interesting, though since the book is quite old, only of historical interest.Unfortunately, he carries out his fortuneteller theme by consulting a randomly chosen fortuneteller everywhere he goes which could have been interesting, had he taken the time to learn something about the various techniques used, but since he lumps together highly trained astrologers with palm readers and psychics, the result is what you d predict Mostly poor quality readings.Ironically, in the course of his travels he meets with two well trained astrologers without having any idea of what their training implies One is a student of the Hamburg school, who in my experience can give dazzlingly accurate readings about events He laughs at the idea of a person of South East Asian origin learning astrology in Hamburg obviously unaware of what Hamburg means in the history of technical astrology and doesn t end up getting a reading from the man.Later he encounters another well trained astrologer and gives him someone else s birth data, which results in a very accurate reading about the other person and a missed opportunity to learn something about his own character Much of the book is also taken up with the author s musing, very shallowly, about his life about which he isn t willing to tell us very much, and philosophizing, again very shallowly The idea that there might be something to meditation and a spiritual life overwhelms him at the end, and I got the feeling we were supposed to admire him for the discovery I was glad he had made such a discovery, but suspect this book would only be of interest to highly intellectualized people with an overwhelmingly materialistic outlook To anyone with any experience with serious spiritual disciplines or the fortune telling techniques which require years of study, this book is of little interest.


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    It is very amazing that someone should take heed of a warning from fortune teller and came up with wonderful output such as this one Growing up in a south east asian country, it was interesting to look back into history from the eye of a so called westerner Skilfully written, the book described mainly two things, i.e., fortune tellers and the evolution of all the countries mentioned Beneath, it speaks of wonders toward matters beyond five senses, passion in freedom, and love of beauty in old traditional cultures.The first half of the story was interesting, after which I could not help thinking Another fortune teller Feeling sorry myself about how we abandon our beautiful traditions for unimportant matters that modern life offers, towards the end, I grew tired reading about the same thing all over the book It was almost like hearing incessant complaints Afterall, all these changes are only part of the world evolution, the way we evolved from pre historic to historic era.The ending was delightful though, meeting with the devil was interesting, and as always, good and bad are never absolute The ending chapter was also very enjoyable, describing meditation retreat as a process of seeing anicca impermanence Tiziano might have felt utterly different during his 13 month travel if he had started with the retreat instead.


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Un indovino mi disse download Un indovino mi disse, read online Un indovino mi disse, kindle ebook Un indovino mi disse, Un indovino mi disse 93c29b4baacb It Was When Tiziano Terzani Was Warned By The Fortuneteller In Hong Kong Beware You Run A Grave Risk Of Dying In You Mustn T Fly That Year Don T Fly, Not Even Once Sixteen Years Later, Terzani Had Not Forgotten Despite Living The Life Of A Jet Hopping Journalist, He Decided That, After A Lifetime Of Sensible Decisions, He Would Confront The Prophecy The Asian Way, Not By Fighting It, But By Submitting He Also Resolved That On The Way He Would Seek Out The Most Eminent Local Oracle, Fortuneteller, Or Sorcerer And Look Again Into His Future So After A Feast Of Red Ant Egg Omelet And A Glass Of Fresh Water, He Brought The New Year In On The Back Of An Elephant He Even Made It To His Appointments Cambodia, To Cover The First Democratic Elections Burma, For The Opening Of The First Road To Connect Thailand And China And Even Florence, To Visit His Mother, A Trip That Would Take Him , Miles Across Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Mongolia, And Siberia In This Way, That Jet Hopping Journalist Rediscovered The Art Of Travel, The Intricate Chains Of Chance Which Lead To Discovery, And The Mass Of Humanity He D Overlooked In His Rush For Newsworthy Quotes And He Also Saved His Life Terzani S Odyssey Across Asia Is Full Of Revelations And Reflections On The Dramatic Changes Underway In Asia Having Spent Two Decades On The Continent, He Brings A Deep Love For The Place To His Journeys, But Also The Eyes Of Someone Troubled By The Changes He Sees Burma And Laos, Finally Open To Outside Contact, Are Now Funnels For AIDS And Drugs Thailand Has Been Traumatized By Its Rapid Development China Is An Anarchy Fueled By Money Rather Than Ideology, Where Mao Has Been Transformed Into The God Of Traffic Surrounded By The Loss Of Diversity Wrought By Modernism, Terzani Asks If The Missionaries Of Materialism And Economic Progress Aren T Destroying The Continent In Order To Save It Fortunately, There Is A Flip Side To His Occasionally Dispiriting Commentary, One That Terzani Discovers In His Hunt For Fortunetellers Through His Side Trips To Seers Who Read The Soles Of His Feet, The Ashes Of Incense, And Even The Burned Scapula Of Sheep, It Becomes Clear That The Orient Of Legends, Myths, And Magic Still Determines People S Lives As Much As The Quest For Money By Staying Earthbound, Terzani Lived To Tell Of An Extraordinary Journey Through The Ever Shifting Kaleidoscope Of AsiaLesley Reed