Book From The

Himalayan region

www.vajrabookshop.com

Art and the Architecture

Art and the Architecture

Product ID: 978 9937 597 00
Book Name: The Kathmandu Valley: New Buildings, Sites under Construction and Demolition 1990-2011
Author Name: Niels Gutschow
Price: USD 80
Description:

Niels Gutschow (born 1941) is honorary professor at the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University. Since 1970 his work in Nepal has focused on urban rituals and the history of architecture (The Nepalese Caitya: 1500 Years of Buddhist Architecture in the Kathmandu Valley, 1997; and Architecture of the Newars, 2011).

Read More

Product ID: 978 9937 81 44 3
Book Name: Temples of the Nepal Valley
Author Name: Sudarshan Raj Tiwari
Price: USD 25
Description:

Temples are dominant in the ensemble of Kathmandu Valley’s traditional architecture. The image and visual appeal of the architecture of the Nepal Valley (as Kathmandu Valley used to be known in the past) and the skyline it composed are registered most by the multi-roofed temples. A significant number of these temples follow the Vastushastra, the classical Hindu ritual design principles as handed down from ancient times through oral tradition. But a philosophically and ritually different group of temples, the dyochhen,…

Read More

Product ID: 978 9937 814430
Book Name: Temples of the Nepal Valley
Author Name: Sudarshan Raj Tiwari
Price: USD 27
Description:

Temples are dominant in the ensemble of Kathmandu Valley’s traditional architecture. The image and visual appeal of the architecture of the Nepal Valley (as Kathmandu Valley used to be known in the past) and the skyline it composed are registered most by the multi-roofed temples. A significant number of these temples follow the Vastushastra, the classical Hindu ritual design principles as handed down from ancient times through oral tradition. But a philosophically and ritually different group of temples, the dyochhen,…

Read More

Product ID: 978-0300111538
Book Name: Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet
Author Name: Donald LaRocca
Price: USD 110
Description:

Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet Author: Donald LaRocca

Read More

Product ID: 978-0500018378
Book Name: Tabo: A Lamp for the Kingdom : Early Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Art in the Western Himalaya
Author Name: Deborah E. Klimburg-Salter
Price: USD 80
Description:

Tabo: A Lamp for the Kingdom : Early Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Art in the Western Himalaya Author: Deborah E. Klimburg-Salter

Read More

Product ID: 978-0834804272
Book Name: Summit Of Treasures: Buddhist Cave Of Dazu, China
Author Name: Angela Falco Howard
Price: USD 53.84
Description:

Summit Of Treasures: Buddhist Cave Of Dazu, China Author: Angela Falco Howard

Read More

Product ID: 978-0834804739
Book Name: The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet Buddhist Art in the Nyingjei Lam Collection
Author Name: David Weldon and Jane Casey Singer
Price: USD 100
Description:

The Nyingjei Lam Collection is idiosyncratic and refined, showing the advanced sensibility of a careful and sensitive collector. Many of the bronze sculptures found here are highly unusual, and it is very refreshing to see a catalogue made up entirely of works we have never seen before.

Read More

Product ID: 978-0856675379
Book Name: Art from India, Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe ford Collection
Author Name: Pratapaditya Pal
Price: USD 71.8
Description:

Art from India, Nepal and Tibet in the John and Berthe ford Collection Author: Pratapaditya Pal

Read More

Product ID: 978-1107668980
Book Name: Nepal In Transition: From Peoples War To Fragile Peace
Author Name: Sebastian Von Einsiedel, David M. Malone And Suman Pradhan
Price: USD 16
Description:

Nepal In Transition: From Peoples War To Fragile Peace

Read More

Product ID: 978-1570628658
Book Name: Tibetan Painting: The Jucker Collection
Author Name: Hugo Kreijer
Price: USD 57.69
Description:

Starting with paintings of the historical Buddha and his emanations and followed by bodhisattvas, historical and mythological figures, protectors of the Buddhist law and tutelary deities, the last part of the book is devoted to rare Bardo paintings (divinities that appear to the deceased after death), black background scrolls and mandalas. The collection is especially strong in representations of fierce divinities of which thirty are reproduced and concludes with important scroll paintings from the Bon tradition. The selection of these…

Read More

Product ID: 978-1932476088
Book Name: Demonic Divine: Himalayan Art and Beyond
Author Name: Robert N. Linrothe and Marylin M. Rhie
Price: USD 60
Description:

Demonic Divine: Himalayan Art and Beyond Author: Robert N. Linrothe and Marylin M. Rhie

Read More

Product ID: 978-1932476200
Book Name: The Temples of Lhasa: Tibetan Buddhist Architecture from the 7th to the 21st Centuries
Author Name: Andre Alexander
Price: USD 75
Description:

The Temples of Lhasa: Tibetan Buddhist Architecture from the 7th to the 21st Centuries Author: Andre Alexander

Read More

Product ID: 978-1932476347
Book Name: Kathmandu Valley Style
Author Name: Lisa Choegyal, Craig Potton, Gautam SJB Rana
Price: USD 65
Description:

Nepal is widely acclaimed for its unique art and architectural styles. The ancient palaces, temples, courtyards and streetscapes of Kathmandu Valley are protected as no less than seven World Heritage Sites. Shrines are worshipped daily as part of Nepals vibrant living heritage. Recent efforts to preserve the architectural heritage of Kathmandu have carefully and authentically restored many of the Valley s important public monuments. Lesser known are the recent imaginative and adaptive use of Nepali architecture and decorative styles into…

Read More

Product ID: 978-81-250-36753
Book Name: Sinhalese Monastic Architecture: The Viharas of Anuradhapura
Author Name: Senake Bandaranayake
Price: USD 30
Description:

Anuradhapura was the major centre of Sinhalese Buddhism and the principal city of Sri Lanka from the 3rd century BC to 10th century AD. The focus of this study is the remains of the Buddhist monasteries in and around the city, devising a framework to study Sinhalese monastic architecture and attempting to interpret the Sinhalese tradition. Major forms and concepts are placed in their historical and architectural contexts. This is the most comprehensive and systematic treatment of the monasteries of…

Read More

Product ID: 978-81-8739-2934
Book Name: POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION OF WOMEN IN NEPAL
Author Name: meena vaidya malla
Price: USD 14.5
Description:

POLITICAL SOCIALIZATION OF WOMEN IN NEPAL by Meena Vaidya Malla

Read More

Product ID: 978-8124601211
Book Name: Gods and Masks: of the Kathmandu Valley
Author Name: Anne Vergati
Price: USD 30
Description:

Gods and Masks: of the Kathmandu Valley Author: Anne Vergati

Read More

Product ID: 978-8185026336
Book Name: On the path to void: Buddhist art of the Tibetan realm
Author Name: Pratapaditya Pal
Price: USD 65
Description:

On the path to void: Buddhist art of the Tibetan realm Author: Pratapaditya Pal

Read More

Product ID: 978-8187392774
Book Name: Elements of Nepalese Temple Architecture
Author Name: Purusottam Dangol
Price: USD 30
Description:

Elements of Nepalese Temple Architecture Author: Purusottam Dangol

Read More

Product ID: 978-9383098002
Book Name: Arunachal: People, Arts, And Adornments In Indias Eastern Himalayas
Author Name: Peter van Ham
Price: USD 50
Description:

Indias eastern-most state of Arunachal Pradesh, moulded out of the mountainous regions of Assam, is incomparable to any other place in the world due to its ethnic diversity and beautiful and varied natural landscapes. Unexplored rainforests, home to over a hundred different indigenous tribes, farmers whose culture and way of life are largely influenced by Buddhism, both from Tibet and Burma. Ancient traditions including polygamy, the family and its place within tribal culture, honor, conflict and animal sacrifice, head hunting…

Read More

Product ID: 978-99933-0-630-
Book Name: The traditional architecture of the Kathmandu Valley (Bibliotheca Himalayica)
Author Name: Wolfgang Korn
Price: USD 30
Description:

The traditional architecture of the Kathmandu Valley (Bibliotheca Himalayica) Author: Wolfgang Korn

Read More