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Tibetan Art and History

Product ID: 978-8184003116
Book Name: The History of Bhutan
Author Name: Karma Phuntsho
Price: USD 30
Description:

The first-ever full length history of Bhutan by one of its most pre-eminent scholars In recent years, the remote kingdom of Bhutan has increasingly attracted the attention of the world. In 2008, it emerged as the worlds youngest democracy and in the same year crowned the worlds youngest monarch. This was followed by the new Kings colourful wedding in 2011. Today, it continues to enchant the rest of the world with its policy of Gross National Happiness and has become…

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Product ID: 978-8874395194
Book Name: Masks Of the Himalayas
Author Name: Dominique Blanc, Arnaud Hauterives, Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter
Price: USD 45
Description:

This is the first book dedicated exclusively to the subject of the Himalayan mask. Mysterious, sacred, and unusual, the masks of the Himalayas only recently arrived in the West. Unlike African or Oceanic masks, whose discovery by early twentieth-century artists altered the conception of art by their influence on Cubism, Himalayan masks only became accessible to collectors following the opening up of Nepal in the 1960s. Spanning all religious influences in the Himalayan region—Hindu and Buddhist, animist and shamanic—and covering…

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Product ID: 978-9383098040
Book Name: Kailash And Manasarovar: A Quest Beyond The Himalaya
Author Name: Deb Mukharji
Price: USD 34
Description:

Kailash And Manasarovar: A Quest Beyond The Himalaya by Deb Mukharji

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Product ID: 978-962-7049-12-
Book Name: Tibetan Art of the Alain Bordier Foundation
Author Name: Ulrich Von Schroeder & Heidi Von Schroeder
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

Tibetan Art of the Alain Bordier Foundation Author: Ulrich Von Schroeder & Heidi Von Schroeder

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Product ID: 9780195097146
Book Name: Treasures Of Tibetan Art: Collections Of The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Author Name: Barbara Lipton, Nima Dorjee Ragnubs
Price: USD 90
Description:

"There is a real danger of the disappearance of the unique Tibetan culture. So at such a time, this kind of work is very, very useful, very helpful....I feel that I see part of a Tibetan antique collection, ancient Tibetan things." So commented the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, upon visiting the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. Founded in 1945 by Jacques Marchais (the professional named adopted by the private collector Jacqueline Klauber), this well-known, yet infrequently visited museum…

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Product ID: 9780295990293
Book Name: The Antiquity Of Nepalese Wood Carving
Author Name: ary Slusser (author), Paul Jett (author)
Price: USD 80
Description:

Previously considered to be no earlier than the thirteenth century, the earliest of these wooden masterpieces have now been clearly demonstrated to date from the sixth or seventh century, the time of the Licchavis, lords of Nepal from about 300 to 850. Slusser has used an important scientific tool, radiocarbon dating, to help realign -- and correct -- our overly conservative accepted perceptions of the antiquity of Nepalese wood sculpture. The book is bolstered by the meticulous and painstaking research…

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Product ID: 9780295993591
Book Name: Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine
Author Name: Theresia Hofer
Price: USD 90
Description:

Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine is the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary exploration of the triangular relationship among the Tibetan art and science of healing (Sowa Rigpa), Buddhism, and arts and crafts. This book is dedicated to the history, theory, and practice of Tibetan medicine, a unique and complex system of understanding body and mind, treating illness, and fostering health and well-being. Sowa Rigpa has been influenced by Chinese, Indian, and Greco-Arab medical traditions but is distinct from them.…

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Product ID: 9780415711159
Book Name: The Return Of The Buddha: Ancient Symbols For A New Nation
Author Name: Himanshu Prabha Ray
Price: USD 25
Description:

Himanshu Prabha Ray is Chairperson of National Monuments Authority, New Delhi, and former Professor, Centre for Historical Studies (CHS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

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Product ID: 9780500976920
Book Name: Jokhang: Tibets Most Sacred Buddhist Temple
Author Name: Gyurme Dorje, Tashi Tsering, Heather Stoddard, Andre Alexander
Price: USD 104
Description:

Lying at the center of an ancient network of Buddhist temples in the Great Temple of Lhasa, the Jokhang Temple is the heart of spiritual and economic life in Tibet. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the atmospheric focal point of Lhasa, from which bustling narrow lanes of commerce radiate outward in all directions. This landmark publication is illustrated with photographs taken over eight decades, and is introduced by the personal reminiscences of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Gyurme Dorje…

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Product ID: 9780834803947
Book Name: Tibetan Art: Towards A definition Of Style
Author Name: Jane Casey Singer And Philip Denwood
Price: USD 200
Description:

Tibetan Art: Towards A definition Of Style by Jane Casey Singer And Philip Denwood

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Product ID: 9780861710980
Book Name: DEITIES OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM: The Zurich Paintings
Author Name: Martin Brauen, trans by Martin Willson
Price: USD 240
Description:

This is the most encyclopedic reference book of Tibetan images of enlightenment ever presented. Full color illustrations are reproduced here from a set of hand-painted woodblock prints created in 1810. This rare collection is presented along with extensive explanations of the meditative visualizations, mantras, and symbolism around each figure.

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Product ID: 9780984519071
Book Name: Painting Traditions of the Drigung Kagyu School
Author Name: David P. Jackson
Price: USD 90
Description:

Though the Drigung Kagyu was one of the most prominent and powerful schools of Tibetan Buddhism during its early period (12th - 14th century), its art is still relatively poorly known, even among Tibetans. With its mother monastery destroyed twice, once in the late 13th century and again during the Great Cultural Revolution, much of the art was lost or dispersed. The iconography of the Drigung School is examined with regard to its three main periods - early, middle, and…

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Product ID: 9781559392570
Book Name: Tibetan Thangka Painting: Methods And Materials
Author Name: David Jackson
Price: USD 43
Description:

Tibetan Thangka Painting is the only detailed description of the techniques and principles of the sacred art of Tibetan scroll painting. It is the distillation of research carried out over a period of ten years, collected during five journeys to Nepal and India, and compiled from some twenty traditional painters. This book presents, step-by-step, the techniques used to make a thangka from the preparation of the canvas to the final application of the sacred syllables behind each completed figure. Separate…

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Product ID: 9781932476008
Book Name: Portraits Of The Masters: Bronze Sculpture Of The Tibetan Lineages
Author Name: Heather Stoddard
Price: USD 95
Description:

Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism is rapidly becoming a part of our cultural landscape, an element of human civilisation with its own universal appeal. Nevertheless public awareness remains limited concerning the great teachers and visionaries who over fourteen centuries formulated and expounded the system of thought which in the 21st century seems the most contemporary of the world religions. And yet there is a rich written tradition dating back at least 800 years documenting their lives and teachings, and an even more…

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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
Description:

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: 9781932476385
Book Name: 108 Buddhist Statues in Tibet
Author Name: Ulrich von Schroeder
Price: USD 40
Description:

A comprehensive yet accessible guide to the artistic and stylistic development of Buddhist sculptures in Tibet. Mostly unknown to the outside world, the temples and storerooms of Tibets monasteries shelter a great number of ancient Buddhist objects. Not only are there a great number of Buddhist sculptures and paintings produced by Tibetan artists, but included also are rare examples originating from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Burma, and China. These images have withstood sometimes more than one thousand years of warfare…

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Product ID: 978193247644-6
Book Name: Hidden Treasures of the Himalayas - Tibetan Manuscripts, Paintings and Sculptures of Dolpo
Author Name: Amy Heller
Price: USD 95
Description:

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: 9782856203965
Book Name: The Forgotten Gods Of Tibet: Early Buddhist Art In The Western Himalayas
Author Name: Peter Van Ham, Aglaja Stirn
Price: USD 84
Description:

The Forgotten Gods Of Tibet: Early Buddhist Art In The Western Himalayas by Peter Van Ham, Aglaja Stirn

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Product ID: 9782953485509
Book Name: Himalayas: Art & Shamans
Author Name: Eric Chazot
Price: USD 280
Description:

Himalayas: Art & Shamans by Eric Chazot

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Product ID: 9782953485516
Book Name: Himalayas: Art And Shaman Volume 1
Author Name: Liliane Et Michel Durand-Dessert
Price: USD 140
Description:

Himalayas: Art And Shaman by Liliane Et Michel Durand-Dessert, Eric Chazot

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