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Tibetan Art and History

Tibetan Art and History

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: 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: 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
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Product ID: 9788177421354
Book Name: Rani Ki Vav: The Abode of Bodhisattvas and Dakinis
Author Name: Rekha Rao
Price: USD 72
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Product ID: 9788177421422
Book Name: Nispanna-Yogavali: Sanskrit and Tibetan texts with English Translation
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra, Nirmala Sharma
Price: USD 116
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Product ID: 9788179738303
Book Name: Tibetan Art
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 61.53
Description:

The rich artistic heritage of Tibet reveals the depths of the meditations of great Masters, translated into the majestic abundance of iconic symbols that take the form of three-dimensional images or two-dimensional Thangkas. This title offers a comprehensive introduction to the complex iconography of Thangkas.

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Product ID: 9788874395095
Book Name: Wood Sculpture In Nepal: Jokers And Talismans
Author Name: Bertrand Goy
Price: USD 144
Description:

In the 1980s, enigmatic wood masks, similar to those worn by Siberian and Eskimo shamans, began to appear in Parisian galleries that specialized in exotic art. Only the customary red wax affixed to the objects indicated that their origin was in fact Nepal. Art lovers, fascinated by the masks expressions and the thickness of patina, enthusiastically began to collect them, though they were still shrouded in mystery. In this beautifully photographed book, Bertrand Goy and Max Itzikovitz set out to…

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Product ID: 9789381506035
Book Name: Tibet: A History
Author Name: San Van Schaik
Price: USD 20
Description:

Nobody can agree on precisely where the border of Tibet lies, which is perhaps fitting for a country through which global powers have swept for all of its 2000 year history, and whose spiritual message has now permeated worldwide. Today, Tibet is in the throes of negotiating repressive measures, embracing modernity and trying to re establish a strong Tibetan national identity. The author here traces the history of Tibet from the glory days of the Tibetan Empire in the seventh…

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Product ID: 9789745240360
Book Name: Early Sino-Tibetan Art
Author Name: Heather Stoddard
Price: USD 100
Description:

A study of the artistic dialogue between the two great north Asian cultural centres of Tibet and China, commencing as early as the 9th century, through to the 15th century.

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Product ID: 9789749863879
Book Name: Buddhist Art: An Historical And Cultural Journey
Author Name: Gilles Beguin
Price: USD 75
Description:

o Lavishly illustrated with 650 color images o Features include plans, reconstructions of monuments and their artwork, and a previously unpublished cartography o An historical and cultural tour across the vast continent of Asia, stretching from India, Sri Lanka and Gandhara to countries including Thailand, Cambodia and Burma, Nepal, Tibet, China, Korea and Japan Buddhism and its art is perhaps the one truly unifying factor of the entire Asian continent and has become a fundamental part of our shared world…

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