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Product ID: 9781583946107
Book Name: A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet Volume One: The Early Periods
Author Name: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu
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Original Price: USD 24

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A History of Zhang Zhung and Tibet, Volume One explores ancient Tibet’s Zhang Zhung kingdom and Bon religion that preceded the advent of Buddhism in the seventh century. Countering the long-held idea that Tibet’s pre-Buddhist indigenous culture was primitive and undeveloped, this book shares the rich cultural origins of the kingdom of Zhang Zhung–the “cradle of Tibetan culture,” which encompassed a vast area of Western and Northern Tibet in an area that includes sacred Mount Kailash.

Presenting the meticulous research…

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Product ID: 9781851495160
Book Name: Frank Kingdon Wards Riddle Of The Tsangpo Gorges
Author Name: Kenneth Cox
Price: USD 60
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le explored and virtually inaccessible, the Tsangpo Gorge in south-east Tibet is the worlds deepest gorge. Through it twists the Yarlong Tsangpo, Tibets great river, emerging from below on the plains of India. This is the story of its exploration and the rich plant and animal life found there. Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges, first published in 1926, is the fascinating account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward’s most important expedition. Kenneth Cox, Kenneth Storm, Jr. and Ian Baker…

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Product ID: 9781932476378
Book Name: MONGOLIAN BUDDHIST ART: MASTERPIECES FROM THE MUSEUMS OF MONGOLIA Volume I, Part 1 & 2: Thangkas, Em
Author Name: Edited by Zara Fleming and J. Lkhagvademchig Shastri
Price: USD 450
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Mongolian Buddhist Art: Masterpieces from the Museums of Mongolia presents for the first time 441 masterpieces of Mongolian Buddhist art from five major Mongolian museums: the Bogd Kahn Palace Museum, the Choijin Lama Temple Museum, the Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, the Erdene Zuu Museum and the Danzanravjaa Museum. Selected by the Centre for Cultural Heritage in conjunction with the curators of the participating museums, these pieces were chosen for their religious and historical importance, their aesthetic and technical quality,…

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Product ID: 9781932476446
Book Name: Hidden Treasures of the Himalayas - Tibetan Manuscripts, Paintings and Sculptures of Dolpo
Author Name: Amy Heller
Price: USD 95
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In 1999, a hidden library was found in the Nesar Temple at a remote village of Bicher, in Dolpo, Nepal. It contains more than six hundred volumes of Tibetan manuscripts, ranging in date from the late 11th to the early 16th century. This library in many ways constitutes a cultural history of Dolpo in this period thanks to some sixty volumes with historical prefaces explaining the commission of the manuscripts for the Nesar Temple, while more than one hundred other…

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Product ID: 9781935011040
Book Name: The Cakrasamvara Tantra (The Discourse of Sri Heruka): Editions of the Sanskrit and Tibetan Texts
Author Name: David B. Gray
Price: USD 75
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This is a companion volume to the authors study and translation of The Cakrasamvara Tantra (AIBS 2007). It includes an introductory essay on the textual history of the Cakrasamvara Tantra, a critical edition of the Sanskrit text, based upon available manuscripts, commentaries, and intertexts in the Buddhist explanatory tantras; a critical edition of the standard Prajñ?k?rti-Mardo revised Tibetan translation, based upon seven print redactions; a diplomatic edition of the Sumatik?rti-Malgyo revised translation, as preserved in the Phug-brag manuscript Kangyur; and…

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Product ID: 9781935011170
Book Name: The Adamantine Songs: Study, Translation, and Tibetan Critical Edition
Author Name: Saraha
Price: USD 50
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Presented here in English for the first time is a set of three of Sarahas "Adamantine Songs" (Skt. vajragiti; Tib. rdo rjei glu), poetic works that play a central role in the Great Seal (mahamudra) tantric tradition of both India and Tibet. The tantric adept (siddha) Saraha was among the most notable figures from Indias late first millennium, a time of rich religious and literary activity. His influence on Buddhist practice and poetry extended beyond the Indian subcontinent into Tibet,…

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Product ID: 9783700160465
Book Name: Zhang Zhung Foundation of Civilisation in Tibet
Author Name: John Vincent Bellezza
Price: USD 300
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A Historical and Ethnoarchaeological Study of The Monuments Rock Art Texts and Oral Tradition of The Ancient upland

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Product ID: 9784901906609
Book Name: A Lexicon of the rGyalrong bTsanlha Dialect rGyalrong Chinese Tibetan English
Author Name: Yasuhiko Nagano Mariellle Prins
Price: USD 200
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A Lexicon of the rGyalrong bTsanlha Dialect rGyalrong Chinese Tibetan English Bon Studies 12 btsan lha Ngag dbang Tshul khrims

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Product ID: 9788120834248
Book Name: The Buddhist Dead
Author Name: Bryan J. Cuevas & Jacqueline I. Stone
Price: USD 20
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In its teachings, practices, and institutions, Buddhism in its varied Asian forms has been-and continues to be-centrally concerned with death and the dead. Yet surprisingly "death in Buddhism" has received little sustained scholarly attention. The Buddhist Dead offers the first comparative investigation of this topic across the major Buddhist cultures of India, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Tibet, and Burma. Its individual essays, representing a range of methods, shed light on a rich array of traditional Buddhist practices for the dead…

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Product ID: 9788177420838
Book Name: The song of the queen of spring or the history of Tibet
Author Name: Edited by: Nag-dBan Blo-bZan rGya-mTSHo
Price: USD 30
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The song of the queen of spring or the history of Tibet, by Fifth Dalai Lama of Tibet, revised translation by Zahiruddin Ahmad

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Product ID: 9788177420838
Book Name: Stupa Cult and Symbolism
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra, Gustav Roth, Franz-Karl & Ehrhard Kimiaki Tanakaa
Price: USD 40
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Stupa as a monument, its symbolism, ritual and construction have been studied in modern scholarship for the last two hundred years. This volume reproduces a number of studies of Prof. Gustav Roth on its architectural details, philosophical concepts it embodies, its symbolic significance in a number of Sanskrit texts. The other minor writings of Roth include a long study of goldsmiths and artists in Jain and Chinese texts besides their representations at Bharhut, Udayagiri and Khandagiri. Roth discusses the nativity…

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Product ID: 9788177420944
Book Name: Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet (1) Vimalaprabha commentary on the Kalacakra-tantra, and (2) Pancara
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 35
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Sanskrit manuscripts from Tibet (1) Vimalaprabha commentary on the Kalacakra-tantra, and (2) Pancara

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Product ID: 9788177695069
Book Name: Tibetan Religious Dance Tibetan Text and annotated translation of the Chams yig
Author Name: Rene De Nebesky- Wojkowitz
Price: USD 14.95
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This Unique work presents invaluable material related the tibetan Sacred Dances which have met thier doon with the destruction of monastic life in Tibet

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Product ID: 9788184003871
Book Name: The Noodle Maker of Kalimpong: the untold story of my struggle for tibet Kindle Edition
Author Name: Gyalo Thondup
Price: USD 20
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This is the untold story of Tibet—a compelling account of conspiracy, covert organizations and international intrigue. It includes hitherto classified information and photos gleaned from privileged sources. Central to these revelations is a seemingly simple man: Gyalo Thondup, the Dalai Lamas elder brother. After Tibet was overrun by the Chinese in 1951, Thondup served for decades as His Holinesss special envoy—the trusted interlocutor between his country and foreign leaders including Chiang Kai-shek, Jawaharlal Nehru, Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping. He…

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Product ID: 9788184006964
Book Name: Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom
Author Name: Andrew Duff
Price: USD 25
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This is the incredible true story of Sikkim, a fairy-tale kingdom in the Himalayas that survived the end of the British Empire in India only to be annexed by India in 1975. Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom tells the remarkable story of Thondup, the handsome last King of Sikkim, and his young and beautiful American queen, Hope Cooke, thrust unwittingly into the spotlight as they sought support for Sikkim’s independence after their wedding in 1963. But as tensions between…

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Product ID: 9788186227374
Book Name: The Pandita Siddha Tibetan Studies in Honour of E.Gene Smith
Author Name: Edit Ramon N.Prats
Price: USD 35
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Pandita anf the Siddha: Tibetan Studies in Honor of E. Gene Smith, Paperback 8.5x11

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Product ID: 9788186227541
Book Name: Tibetan Studies in Honor of Samten Karmey
Author Name: Francoise Pommaret and Jean Luc Achard
Price: USD 30
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Tibetan Studies in Honor of Samten Karmey

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Product ID: 9788186227565
Book Name: THE DGE LUGS PA IN GU GE AND THE WESTERN HIMALAYA (early 15th - late 17th century)
Author Name: Roberto Vitali
Price: USD 25
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Product ID: 9788186227589
Book Name: CHOS 'BYUNG MKHAS PA'I YID 'PHROG ZHANG ZHUNG PA DPAL 'BYOR BZANG PO
Author Name: Roberto Vitali
Price: USD 25
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Product ID: 9788186227725
Book Name: Trails of the Tibetan Tradition: Papers for Elliot Sperling
Author Name: Roberto Vitali
Price: USD 40
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Trails of the Tibetan Tradition Papers for Elliot Sperling Roberto Vitali

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