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Tibetan Art and History

Tibetan Art and History

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: 9788177421521
Book Name: The Journey of The Goddess Durga: India, Java, and Bali
Author Name: Ni Wayan Pasek Ariati
Price: USD 80
Description:

Written by a Balinese historian this volume traces the long journey of images of within India in the 1st millennium CE and then the long evolution of these images in Java and Bali beginning c.700 CE in the Early Mataram kingdom of ancient Java. In addition to being a historical study this volume also documents the author's personal journey. Raised in a rural village of Bali, the author experienced images of Durga as an awe-inspiring and terrifying goddess…

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Product ID: 9788177421668
Book Name: The Charisma of Tibet
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 80
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The Charisma of Tibet is the flowering (padma) of the jewelline (mani) Dharma (om) in its depths (hum). This book surveys problems beginning with the statue of the Chinese Queen in the Potala, the role of Bactrians, the original home and Pure Land of Padmasambhava, the independence of Tibet throughout history, and so on. The 5th chapter begins with Tibet as the source of all the major rivers of Asia, the 6th details historical works, the 7th is…

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Product ID: 9788178222868
Book Name: Singing Bowl: Exercises for Personal Harmony
Author Name: Anneke Huyser
Price: USD 5
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Product ID: 9788179738303
Book Name: Tibetan Art
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 61.53
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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: 9788186471014
Book Name: Tibetan Mandalas: Vajravali and Tantra- samuccaya
Author Name: Raghuvira and Lokesh Chandra
Price: USD 40
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This book comprises two major series of Mandalas : (i) of the Vajravali, detailed in the Nispanna-yogavali, and (ii) of the Rgyud-sde kun-btus or Tantra-samuccaya. The first series goes back to Abhayakaragupta who lived in the eleventh century at the Vikramasila University. He wrote a General manual of Tantric Liturgy by the name of Varavalia where he referred to 26 main mandalas. They were later detailed by him in his Nispannayogavali in 26 chapters. This great Siddha…

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Product ID: 9788192091235
Book Name: Buddhist Paintings of Tun-Huang in the National Museum, New Delhi
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra and Nirmala Sharma
Price: USD 70
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The Tun-huang caves are the jewel of Buddhist art over the centuries. Situated at the foot of the Mountain of Singing Sands, an itinerant monk Yueh-ts'un settled down to excavate the first cave in AD 344, and to paint its walls. This book reproduces and describes the paintings from Tun-huang in the National Museum, New Delhi. The Tun-huang caves are the jewel of Buddhist art over the centuries. Situated at the foot of the Mountain of Singing Sands, they…

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Product ID: 9788874395095
Book Name: Wood Sculpture In Nepal: Jokers And Talismans
Author Name: Bertrand Goy
Price: USD 144
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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
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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
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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
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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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Product ID: 9789937570091
Book Name: Singing Bowls: A Nepali Instrument for Tuning the Mind - Healing the body
Author Name: Santa Ratna Shakya, Shree Krishna Shahi, Salil subedi
Price: USD 40
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A Practical guide to Singing Bowl Sound Therapy.

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Product ID: 9878177420839
Book Name: The Song of the Queen of Spring or A History of Tibet
Author Name: Nag-dBan Blo-bZan rGya-mTSHo
Price: USD 50
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The History of Tibet by Nag-dBan Blo-bZan rGya-mTSHo, the Fifth Dalai Lama of Tibet (1617-82), was completed on 14th November 1643. It celebrates the Dalai Lama's coming to Power in Tibet 1642. He Sees this event as a new spring in the history of Tibet, to celebrate which he wrote The Song of the Queen of Spring or A History of Tibet.

The Notes by the translator, Zahiruddin Ahmad, add to our understanding of the text. For instance, while commenting…

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