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Product ID: 9788186227732
Book Name: Forty five Years of Tibetan Studies: An Anthology of Articles by Per Kvaerne
Author Name: Per Kvaerne
Price: USD 50
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Per Kvaerne (b. 1945) was Professor of History of Religions at the University of Oslo from 1975 to 2007. Starting his career as an Indologist, his focus soon became Tibet, especially - but not exclusively - the Tibetan Bon religion.

This volume contains a selection of eighteen articles, published between 1970 to 2013. A bibliography lists his published work in non-Nordic languages up to 2015.

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Product ID: 9788189059828
Book Name: Old Demons New Deities
Author Name: Tenzin Dickie
Price: USD 15
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“A long-overdue and brilliantly edited volume on the Tibetan experience.” —Gary Shteyngart

“This anthology of contemporary fiction from Tibet, with stories from Tibet as well as the diaspora, paints the most real and haunting portraits of Tibetan lives in all their complexities and contradictions. Old Demons, New Deities is a unique contribution to world literature.”
—Tsering Shakya, Canada Research Chair, Religion & Contemporary Society in Asia, University of
British Columbia

 

“Tenzin Dickie is to be congratulated on…

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Product ID: 9788192282961
Book Name: A History of the Tibetan Empire (2015 Edition)
Author Name: His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang
Price: USD 110
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Product ID: 9789004143883
Book Name: Spirit-mediums, Sacred Mountains and Related Bon Textual Traditions in Upper Tibet
Author Name: John Vincent Bellezza
Price: USD 250
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This book uniquely provides first hand insights into the spirit mediums of Upper Tibet the men and women who channel the gods. John Vincent Bellezza here for the first time presents the conclusions of his extensive research in the region itself shedding light on the historical context the tradition, characteristics ceremonies and paraphernalia of the phenomenon. With extensive interviews with spirit-mediums including interpretive material drawn from Tibetan texts annotated translations of rituals devoted to the major deities of the spiritmediums…

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Product ID: 9789382993995
Book Name: Taming Tibet: Landscape Transfomation and the Gift Of Chinese Development
Author Name: Emily T. Yeh
Price: USD 20
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The violent protests in Lhasa in 2008 against Chinese rule were met by disbelief and anger on the part of Chinese citizens and state authorities, perplexed by Tibetans apparent ingratitude for the generous provision of development. In Taming Tibet, Emily T. Yeh examines how Chinese development projects in Tibet served to consolidate state space and power. Drawing on sixteen months of ethnographic fieldwork between 2000 and 2009, Yeh traces how the transformation of the material landscape of Tibet between the…

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

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

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Product ID: 9789937506380
Book Name: Religion and Secular Culture in Tibet (South Asian Edition)
Author Name: Henk Blezer
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Original Price: USD 30

Discount Price: USD 24

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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…

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Product ID: 9789937506397
Book Name: Tibet, Past and Present (South Asia Edition)
Author Name: Edited by Henk Blezer
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Original Price: USD 30

Discount Price: USD 24

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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…

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Product ID: 9789937506434
Book Name: Khams pa Histories: Vision of People, Place and Authority
Author Name: Lawrence Epstein
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Original Price: USD 30

Discount Price: USD 24

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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…

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

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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
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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

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

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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
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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…

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

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

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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
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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…

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Book Name: My Life My Culture
Author Name: Dr Lobsang Wangyal
Price: USD 10
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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…

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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
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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.

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Book Name: EXILE: A Photo journal 1959-1989
Author Name: Lobsang Gyatso Sither
Price: USD 60
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Editor's Note:

This Journal is an attempt to tell the story of Tibetans in exile through photos for the period of 30 years from 1959 - 1989. We focused on this particular period, during which the foundations for the exile community were laid down. This was achieved through adversity before Tibet became a household name, with the awarding of the Nobel Peace prize to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1989.

Due to the…

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