Prince Peter of Greece

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Prince Peter of Greece

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Came across this interesting bit of information today after a chat with one of my Greek lama.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Pe ... nd_Denmark

It is probably one of the reasons why RENE DE NEBESKY-WOJKOWITZ dedicated his book "Oracles and Demons of Tibet" to Prince Peter.
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If you found that rather tame Wikipedia article interesting, then you really ought to dig deeper into the memoirs of those who were in India at the same time as Peter or who knew him, to name a few: John Blofeld, Marco Pallis, Haslund-Christensen, Sangharakshita, Georges Roerich, if memory serves. (I don't remember who exactly spilled the beans on the prince's "research" methods. It's been many years since I've read up on Nebesky-Wojkowitz and co.)

His comment on the polyandrous Tibetan women is actually quite funny in light of what he was up to himself. "Alternative lifestyle" barely begins to describe it - even by today's standards (or those of the swinging 60s) - if the rumors are true. :jawdrop:

PS: There was another story about how the unfortunate Count René met his untimely end, not from having written that book and divulged all sorts of unsavoury demonological secrets, but rather, for the more prosaic act of cavorting with a tribal chieftain's daughter, or so I seem to recall. :stirthepot:
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humble.student wrote:... what he was up to himself. "Alternative lifestyle" barely begins to describe it - even by today's standards (or those of the swinging 60s) - if the rumors are true. :jawdrop:
'Rules' for royalty? Nonsense! Never have been - except 'don't make it too public.'

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Kim O'Hara wrote:
humble.student wrote:... what he was up to himself. "Alternative lifestyle" barely begins to describe it - even by today's standards (or those of the swinging 60s) - if the rumors are true. :jawdrop:
'Rules' for royalty? Nonsense! Never have been - except 'don't make it too public.'

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That's the rules in the UK, just look at Prince Harry and Prince Philip
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