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Tibetan Art and History

Product ID: 9781904982920
Book Name: Art of Merit: Studies in Buddhist Art and its Conservation
Author Name: David Park, Kuenga Wangmo, Sharon Cather
Price: USD 100
Description:

The Buddhist Art Forum - a major international gathering that explored the interrelation between the nature, creation, function, and conservation of Buddhist art from its earliest manifestations to the present - was held at the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2012, sponsored by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation and attended by artists, scholars, historians, conservators, officials and monks.

The aims of the Ho Foundation to promote the understanding of Buddhism and of The Courtauld to air the complex…

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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: 9781932476354
Book Name: The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan
Author Name: John Johnston, Terese Bartholomew
Price: USD 90
Description:

"The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan is the result of an unprecedented partnership between the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs of the Royal Government of Bhutan, and the Central Monastic Body (Dratshang). This groundbreaking exhibition presents 110 paintings, sculptures, textiles, and ritual objects that are directly related to the Buddhist culture of Bhutan. With only a few exceptions, these items remain in ritual use in active monasteries and temples. The show…

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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…

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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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Product ID: 9783777423265
Book Name: Tabo: Gods Of Light: The Indo-Tibetan Masterpiece
Author Name: Peter Van Ham
Price: USD 100
Description:

More than a thousand years old, the monastery complex of Tabo in the north-Indian region of the Himalayas is the oldest temple complex in the Tibetan cultural area to have been preserved in its original state. Its main temple, the Temple of the Enlightened Gods, is a unique expression of Tibetan culture and architecture, while its halls form a horizontal walkable mandala. In addition, the monastery holds a wealth of exquisitely preserved artworks, including sculptures and paintings. For this book,…

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Product ID: 9783791321486
Book Name: From the Sacred Realm: Treasures of Tibetan Art from the Newark Museum (African, Asian & Oceanic Art
Author Name: Valrae Reynolds
Price: USD 120
Description:

Ranging from the 11th to the 20th century, ritual silk brocade garments, painted leather pieces, ceremonial silver objects, intricately worked objects, prayer wheels and Buddhist paintings and sculpture are all lavishly illustrated in this book. Scenes of everyday life, the role of the nobility and the official Buddhist establishment are covered in the essays.

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Product ID: 9786169128908
Book Name: Zangdok Palri: The Lotus Light Palace of Guru Rinpoche
Author Name: Supawan Pui Lamsam, Kesang Choden Tashi Wangchuck
Price: USD 115
Description:

Zangdok Palri, the Glorious Copper-Colored Mountain, is the manifestation of the celestial paradise of Guru Rinpoche or Padmasambhava, the "Second Buddha"; of TIbetan Buddhism and great tantric master who brought Buddhism from India to Tibet. Atop this mountain lies the majestic Lotus Light Palace, filled with the light of wisdom. True devotees of Guru Rinpoche consider Zangdok Palri the ultimate paradise--a place of peace, joy and pure blessings. Inspired by this sacred and enlightened realm, a source of wish-fulfilling blessings,…

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Product ID: 9788121200042
Book Name: Tibetan Paintings
Author Name: George Roerich
Price: USD 20
Description:

About The Book:- The Present Monograph Presents A Connected History Of The Origin And Development Of Tibetan Pictorial Art As Well As A Critical And Appreciative Study Of Some Specimens From Various Collections And Throws Light On Important Aspects Of The Tibetan Paintings, Viz. Designs, Ornamentation, The Mudras And Asanas Ad Identification Of The Host Of Divinities.

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Product ID: 9788124606643
Book Name: Gods, Men and Women: Gender and Sexuality in Early Indian Art
Author Name: Seema Bawa
Price: USD 150
Description:

The book is an exploration of ancient Indian art from the perspective of gender. It focuses on the period from 181 BCE to CE 320 a period of great turmoil in the politico-economic, socio-cultural and religious spheres that gave rise to contesting ideologies and gender complexities in ancient India. It delves into the development of engendered representation in art, with the emergence of aesthetic and sexual archetypes and stereotypes of women: goddesses, mothers, wives, nuns, semi-divine yaksis, ogresses…

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Product ID: 9788124608111
Book Name: The Cultural Heritage of the Trans-Himalaya (Kinnaur)
Author Name: P.S. Negi Loktus
Price: USD 102
Description:

The work is a study of the cultural heritage of the trans-Himalayan area of Himachal Pradesh, especially Kinnaur, that involves documentation of traditional institutions like temples, monasteries, Bon chos, artefacts, forts and old dialects of various ethnic groups. Relying on field studies, the volume throws light on the socio-economic and cultural life of the people of the region of Kinnaur including a study of their customs and architectural heritage. It discusses the indigenous deities ( Shu on rathang or Shu…

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Product ID: 9788172343132
Book Name: Kailash Mansarovar: A Divine Exploration
Author Name: Swarn Anurag
Price: USD 12
Description:
The book takes you to the highest spiritual platform on its earth located in Tibet, Kailash Mansarovar. It is compiled from the pages…
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Product ID: 9788173201516
Book Name: The Copper- coloured Palace: Iconography of the rNin ma School of Tibetan Buddhism (3 Vols)
Author Name: Adelheid Herrmann-Pfandt
Price: USD 350
Description:

The rNin ma pas are the only minority school of Tibetan Buddhism whose Iconography differs markedly from the mainstream iconography represented by the gSar ma pa or new schools. This book has been written as an attempt to fill this gap, trying to supply introductory as well as comprehensive information, meant for perople interested in Tibetan Buddhism, whereas lay persons,practitioners or scholars. The Book includes more than 2000 photographs most of which were taken by the author herself…

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Product ID: 9788174791986
Book Name: The Art of Bodhgaya (Two Volumes Set)
Author Name: S.S. Biswas
Price: USD 150
Description:

Bodhgaya is one of the four important religious sites (Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath and Kusinagar) of pilgrimage for the Buddhists. Of the four sites connected with the life of Buddha, Bodhgaya occupies a place of pre-eminence for it was here that Sakyamuni Gautama attained enlightenment and became 'Buddha' - the awakened one. The event of Buddha's enlightenment at Bodhgaya inspired artistic creative urge among the artists for generations throughout the eastern world and to create art, architecture, frescoes as…

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Product ID: 9788177420715
Book Name: Buddhism: Aesthetics, Time And Quintessence
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 50
Description:

Buddhism: Aesthetics, Time And Quintessence by Lokesh Chandra

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Product ID: 9788177421323
Book Name: The Man From Samye Longchenpa On Praxis, Its Negation and Liberation
Author Name: Gidi Ifergan
Price: USD 96
Description:
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