Welcome to the Alexandra David-Néel web site. This site was created by the Alexandra David-Néel Cultural Centre for Franco-Tibetans Cultural Exchanges. You will find here all the informations related to the most Famous French Explorer, Alexandra David-Néel such as a summary of her biography, the account of her journeys, her wonderful work she has left for us, a descriptive of the Cultural Center bearing her name as well as some very recent illustrations of an exceptional CD-Rom entitled “Alexandra David-Néel. La Femme Aux Semelles de Vent”.
In order to navigate in this site, you will find on top of each page, a navigation bar allowing you to move from one subject to another.
We hope that this official site of Alexandra David-Néel will give you full satisfaction. For all remarks, advices or simply to join us, please send us an e-mail or a postal mail to the address marked under the catagory “CONTACT”.
Thank you for your visit and have a nice trip.
This web site contains many pictures and photographies. Consequently, for a good running, it’s necessary to dispose of a computer which can display 32,768 colours at least (15 bits), because a 256 colours display make the photographies unreadable. Moreover, with a screen resolution less then 800*600, the photographies will appear badly. For the best display you must have a screen and a graphic card wiwh allow a resolution of 1024*768 or, at least, 800*600. We advise you to configure properly your web browser, especially for the display of the graphic elements.
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The oldest version of these two browser compatible with this site are the versions 3.0
Moreover, all rights to the photographies contained in this site are owned by the Alexandra David-Néel Cultural Centre exclusively and are protected by French copyright laws, international treaty provisions and other applicable laws. These latters are integrated into the present web site to be screened or refered. These photographies, whatever their subject or theme, may not be used in any other manner, including, but not limited to, in advertising or marketing materials or in any online or other electronic distribution system. These photographies may not be distributed, sublicensed or made available for use or distribution, and no rights may be granted to these photographies by some organism except the Alexandra David-Néel Cultural Centre. You may not copy the photographies. Pornographic, defamatory, libelous or otherwise unlawful use of the photographies is strictly prohibited and may layed to severe persecutions.
Only icons, drawings or maps are free of rights and use, except all symbols, icons or performings which have a link with the Alexandra David-Néel Foundation or its activities.
If you are unsure of your usage rights under this agreement or would like to use a photography in any manner, out of the legal clauses, please contact the Alexandra David-Néel Cultural Centre, of which the address appears in the “CONTACT” part of this web site.