Book From The

Himalayan region

www.vajrabookshop.com

Tibet and Tibetan Studies

Tibet and Tibetan Studies books from Nepal

Product ID: 9789937506038-
Book Name: Anthropology of Tibet and Himalaya
Author Name: Charles Ramble & Martin Brauen
Price:

Original Price: USD 20

Discount Price: USD 16

Description:

Proceeding of the International Seminar on the Anthropology of Tibet and Himalaya September 21 - 28, 1990 at the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich.

Read More

Product ID: 9789937506342
Book Name: Sounding in Tibetan Civilization
Author Name: Babra Aziz/ Matthew Capstein
Price:

Original Price: USD 19.95

Discount Price: USD 15.96

Description:

Sounding in Tibetan Civilization

Read More

Product ID: 9789937506380
Book Name: Religion and Secular Culture in Tibet (South Asian Edition)
Author Name: Henk Blezer
Price:

Original Price: USD 30

Discount Price: USD 24

Description:

The proceedings of the seminars of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS) have developed into the most representative world-wide cross-section of Tibetan Studies. They are an indispensable reference-work for anyone interested in Tibet and capture the cutting edge of Tibet-related research. This volume is the second of three volumes of general proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the IATS. It presents a careful selection of scholarly and academic articles on Tibetan Buddhist and Bon religious culture, including a sizeable…

Read More

Product ID: 9789937506397
Book Name: Tibet, Past and Present (South Asia Edition)
Author Name: Edited by Henk Blezer
Price:

Original Price: USD 30

Discount Price: USD 24

Description:

The proceedings of the seminars of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS) have developed into the most representative world-wide cross-section of Tibetan Studies. They are an indispensable reference-work for anyone interested in Tibet and capture the cutting edge of Tibet-related research. This volume is the first of three volumes of general proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the IATS. It presents a careful selection of scholarly and academic articles on Tibetan history, which includes contemporary developments as well as…

Read More

Product ID: 9789937506434
Book Name: Khams pa Histories: Vision of People, Place and Authority
Author Name: Lawrence Epstein
Price:

Original Price: USD 30

Discount Price: USD 24

Description:

AS AN INDISPENSABLE INTRODUCTION to local history of the Khams region of Eastern Tibet/Western China (with due attention for contemporary thinking about frontier regions), this book (being the fourth volume of the Proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the iats, 2000), contains seven papers on Khams pa (Eastern Tibetan) local history, representing politics, and agency and their historiographical representations on the Khams frontiers. The articles have been arranged to reflect common themes. Wim van Spengen, William Coleman and Peng Wenbin…

Read More

Product ID: 9789937506526
Book Name: Nangchen Sremo - The story of Sremo Tsodi Bongsar from Nangchen and a brief recent history of the Bo
Author Name: Sremo Tsodi Bongsar
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

Nangchen Sremo The story of Sremo Tsodi Bongsar from Nangchen and a brief recent history of the Bongsar family

Read More

Product ID: 9789937506793
Book Name: Studies on the History and Literature of Tibet and the Himalaya
Author Name: Edited by Roberto Vitali
Price: USD 30
Description:

Studies on the History and Literature of Tibet and the Himalaya Henk Blezer, Roberto Vitali, David Templeman, Franz-Karl Ehrhard, Elliot Sperling, Bianca Horlemann, Saul Mullard, Alice Travers, Isrun Engelhardt Edited by Roberto Vitali

Read More

Product ID: 9789937506939
Book Name: Buddhism in Tibet & the Himalayas: TEXTS AND TRADITIONS
Author Name: Franz-Karl Ehrhard
Price: USD 50
Description:

Franz-Karl Ehrhard is professor of Tibetan and Buddhist Studies at the University of Munich. His research work centres on religious and literary traditions in Tibet and the Himalayas. His publications include Early Buddhist Block Prints from Mang-yul Gung-thang, Lumbini 2000, Life and Travels of Lo-chen bSod-nams rgyamtsho, Lumbini 2002, and A Rosary of Rubies. The Chronicle of the Gurrigs mDo-chen Tradition from South-Western Tibet, Munich 2008.

Read More

Product ID: 9789994655229
Book Name: The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet. - Vol. III
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay
Price: USD 30
Description:

About the Book: The first part of this book contains studies of historical documents such as royal decrees of the 10th and 11th centuries A.D. The second part deals with the history of Bon monastic establishment, the question of codification of the Bon Canonical texts as well as recent discoveries of ancient manuscripts of the Bon tradition that focus on the early Tibetan concepts of ritual practices. The third part is devoted to a short presentation of a personal letter…

Read More

Product ID: 978999655106
Book Name: The Arrow and the Spindle - Vol I
Author Name: Samten G.Karmey
Price: USD 40
Description:

This book opens with some studies of previously unknown royal edicts that shed light on early Buddhist practices testifying to the expansion of the Tibetan Empire (Part I). The author then reflects upon the origin of Dzogchen philosophy (Part II) and examines the Bon -religion considered as the source of Dzogchen philosophy (Part lll)

Read More

Product ID: 978999655106
Book Name: The Arrow and the Spindle - Vol 1
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay
Price: USD 40
Description:

The Arrow and the Spindle: studies in history, myths, rituals and beliefs in Tibet, by Samten G. Karmay (1998). This book brings together a unique compilation of articles written by Samten Karmay, shedding light on early Buddhist practices, reflecting on Dzogchen philosophy and Bon religion. Tibet’s reunification under the rule of the Fifth Dalai Lama and a Lamaiastic government in the seventeenth century is examined as a cause of the gradual decline culminating in the total loss of independence in…

Read More

Product ID: 99946-55-01-9
Book Name: The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet. - Vol. II
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay
Price: USD 50
Description:

The first part of this book deals with historical matters especially the stereotyped notions of the king Lang Darma in Tibetan Buddhist historical works. It is followed by a comparative study of the cult of local deities (yul Iha). The second part is mainly devoted to the Buddhist rites such as the ones instituted as state ceremonies by the Fifth Dalai Lama (1617 – 1682) as well as discussions about the mural painting in the Red Palace in the Potala…

Read More

Product ID: ===
Book Name: My Life My Culture
Author Name: Dr Lobsang Wangyal
Price: USD 10
Description:

As our bus wormed its way up the hill i had the first tiny glimpse of Dharamsala in the early morning. I saw the vista of the mighty Dhauladar mountain range, upon whose lap the centre of the Tibetan diaspora is situated. The crisp November air brushed my cheeks, as I surveyed the green hills covered with trees. The blue sky and peaceful environment reminded me of Tibet before the Chinese occupation, when life was less complicated and unburdened by…

Read More

Product ID: Manohar
Book Name: THE TIBETAN WORLD OF THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS AN ETHNOGRAPHY OF THE GARDEN OF DAKINI
Author Name: TANASE JIRO
Price: USD 15
Description:

IN the Lahul of Himachal Pradesh Hindu and Tibetan cultures coexist. This region is also knows as Garsha Khanoling to Tibetan which means Garsha a Garden of Dakini. The People of Lahul live 3400 meters above sea level in challenging mountainous Enviroment.

Read More

Product ID: xx
Book Name: Contributions of Tibetan language, history and culture, 2 vols
Author Name: Edited by: Steinkellner Ernst
Price: USD 30
Description:

Contributions of Tibetan language, history and culture, 2 vols

Read More

Product ID: xxx
Book Name: A Catalogue of The New Collection of Bonpo Katen Texts Indices
Author Name: Samten G.Karmey
Price: USD 150
Description:

New Collection of Bonpo Katen Texts Indices Bon Studies 5 Natinal Museum of Ethnology Osaka 2001

Read More

Product ID: xxx
Book Name: Buddhist Himalaya
Author Name: Snellgrove, D.L.
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

Travels and Studies in Quest of the Origins and Nature of Tibetan Religion This is a new and improved edition of an early work of the author first published in 1957. In the preface to this second edition he draws attention to changes in interpretation and perspective which have quite properly taken place over the years noting in particular comparisons with his Indo-Tibetan Buddhism published thirty years later in 1987. While bearing in mind such changes we nevertheless quote the…

Read More

Product ID: xxx
Book Name: Arrow and the Spindle Vol II
Author Name: Samten Karmay
Price: USD 50
Description:

The first part of this book deals with historical matters especialily the stereotyped notions of the king Land Darma in Tibetan Buddhist historical works. It is followed by a comparative study of the cult of local deities (yul lha). The second part is mainly devoted to the Buddhist rites such as the ones instituted as state ceremonies by the Fifth Dalai Lama (1617-1682) as well as discussions about the mural painting in the Red Palace in the Potala that depicts…

Read More

Product ID: xxx
Book Name: Four Lamas of Dolpo Tibetan Biographies
Author Name: David L. Snellgrove
Price: USD 30
Description:

Published in Nepal

Read More

Product ID: xxx
Book Name: Atisa and Tibet
Author Name: Chattopadhyaya, Alaka
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

life and works of Dipamkara Srijnana in relation to the history and religion of Tibet with Tibetan sources, tr. under Lama Chimpa, Calcutta, 1987

Read More