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Product ID: 9789937623759
Book Name: A Different Face and other Tales
Author Name: D.S. kansakar Hilker
Price: USD 15
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Product ID: 9789937623774
Book Name: Murdered and Dead for Good: A Mother's quest to find a Serial Killer and Healing
Author Name: Jane Lillian Vance, Gil Harrington
Price: USD 20
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The phone rang that bright October morning:"hello, this is Charlottesville Police Department calling. We've found your daughter's purse on the ground..." For exactly 100 nights, Gil Harrington and her family stumbled, agonized, and learned to function in the uncharted hell of the Missing. Twenty-year old beautiful college co-ed Morgan Harrington. chock-a-block full of potential and promise, had gone to a concert and vanished. This is the story of a devastated mother crawling out of blind grief to become…

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Product ID: 9789937623827
Book Name: Shared Sacred Landscapes: Stories from Mount Kailas Tise and Kang Rinpoche
Author Name: Kamla K. Kapur, Prawin Adhikari
Price: USD 10
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In this collection of folk stories from the Himalayas, retold and edited by renowned writers Kamla K. Kapur and Prawin Adhikari, the reader is taken on an enchanted journey through the shared sacred landscapes of India, Nepal and Tibet/China. From Magical flying horses and battles with mountain demons to the trials and tribulations of everyday people and pilgrims, the folk narratives offer a glimpse into the rich cultural tapestry of this unique landscape.

Recorded during…

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Product ID: 9789937623834
Book Name: Beyond the creeping light
Author Name: Benjamin Linder
Price: USD 5
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"Benjamin's Poems say what several visiting creative scholars and poets earlier appear to have not been able to say[...] This is a unique Melange of crisis and ecstasy, anthropology and poetry and, above all, hope and continuity." -Dr. Abhi Subedi

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Product ID: 9789937623841
Book Name: A Historical Survey of the Surkhet Valley
Author Name: T B Harward
Price: USD 10
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Product ID: 9789937623889
Book Name: Kasthakala: The Art of Nepalese Wood carving
Author Name: Heinrich Meyer
Price: USD 48
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Beauty and elegance of sculptures and wooden works of art, some of them well over a thousand years old, the creativity and ingenuity of the wood artists in the design of varying objects and components, as well as the diversity of shapes and ornaments, characterize this book. It is a magnificent illustrated book with a lot of background information that is aimed at a broad readership, both, professionally interested in Nepalese art, as well as, art lovers,…

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Product ID: 9789937623896
Book Name: Voices in the Dark: A Century of Classic Nepali short stories about Women
Author Name: Ann Hunkins
Price: USD 10
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ANN HUNKINS is a writer's dream - she translates works from Nepali with the crisp diction of contemporary America, cutting to the heart of the story which may be set a century ago in a culture quite different from the ones we know. Her narrative force takes the reader on a journey through twentieth century Nepal through the streets of old Kathmandu, and through the troubled relationships between men and women from the Rana period to contemporary times. Herself a…

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Product ID: 9789937623919
Book Name: Mountain Bound: Writings from the Himalaya
Author Name: Lucia de Vries
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Original Price: USD 15

Discount Price: USD 10

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No other part of the world appeals to the adventurous and spiritual heart as much as the Himalaya.

A large body of literature has been produced by visitors who adopted the Himalaya as their (temporary) home. Their accounts stole the hearts of those who longed for new discoveries or for a mystical, harmonious place, far removed from the industrialized world.

This book presents the 19th and 20th century’s most inspiring Himalayan visitors and their accounts.

These captivating stories from ‘the…

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Product ID: 9789937623926
Book Name: Nepal Needs Fire Trucks: How the worlds of Hollywood, Diplomacy and Adventure converged in the Himalayas for the greatest road trip of all time
Author Name: Michael Kobold
Price: USD 20
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"A fascinating Project...truly great and novel." - Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Explorer

"An Extraordinary tale of high adventure." - Malcolm McDowell, Actor

"I want to join...I want to go on a fire truck expedition to Nepal." - Johnny Depp, Actor

"The expedition may sound like the ultimate road trip, but it is much more than that." - Scott H. DeLisi, U.S. Ambassador to Nepal (2012 - 2012)

MICHAEL…

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Product ID: 9789937623933
Book Name: Girls School Education in Nepal: A Conundrum
Author Name: Subarna L. Malla Singh
Price: USD 15
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Th is study aims to ‘deepen a collective understanding of critical issues that plague girls’ education in Nepal’. It is meticulously researched, well-presented and thought provoking. The study finds that gender parity in education has not improved the trajectory of progression toward gender equity and equality.

A bonus in the book is a thorough account of the life situation of Nepali girl children. Th is book is bound to lead to soul searching by policy makers, international…

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Product ID: 9789937623940
Book Name: Buddhism,Culture and Society in Bhutan
Author Name: Seiji Kumagai
Price: USD 35
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Product ID: 9789937623957
Book Name: Amitayus Tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism: Contemplative Text, Phenomenological Experience, and Epistemological Process
Author Name: Bhikshuni Lozang Trinlae
Price: USD 25
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About the Book

Pad-ma dKar-po's Amitayus Tradition opens fresh ground by applying phenomenological research methods to discern transformative aspects of contemplative experience using emic reports elicited directly from contemporary practitioners from the Drukpa tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism. After a thorough historical introduction and analytical presentation of the practice text Tshe dpag med zhi ba lha mangs kyi cho ga 'chi med 'dod pa'i re skong nag 'gros su bkod pa bzhugs so (Ritual of the abundant peaceful deities…

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Product ID: 9789937623971
Book Name: Daineek Jeevanka Lagi Atyabasyak Niyam haru
Author Name: Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov
Price: USD 5
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Product ID: 9789937623988
Book Name: Perfect or Perfected? Rongton on Buddha-Nature : A Commentary on the fourth chapter of the Ratnagotravibhaga
Author Name: Rongton Sheja Kunrig, Translated and introduced by Christian Bernert
Price: USD 16.95
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CHODUNG KARMO TRANSLATION GROUP 

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As the most important canonical treatise on Buddha-nature, the Ratnagotravibhaga (also known as Uttaratantrasastra, Tib. rgyud bla ma) established the doctrinal foundations for the Mahayana philosophy of tathagatagarbha, the doctrine according to which all sentient beings are either inherently buddhas or endowed with the potential for awakening. Among the most prominent Tibetan commentaries on this text figures that of the Sakya master Rongtön Sheja Künrig, a prolific writer who was active during the…

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Product ID: 9789937623995
Book Name: Manifesting Gods and Remedial Faults: The Masta Cult of Western Nepal
Author Name: Hayami Yasuno
Price: USD 16
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This study is an ethnographic exploration of the Masta cult of a Brahman village named Ludku in the Sija Valley in the Karnali Basin of Western Nepal. It clarifies how the Brahmans turn to the oracular deities, Mastas, when they fall victims to human injustice and supernatural afflictions and that the Mastas work as agents of dos which is translated as remedial faults in opposition to pap (sin) which is generally beyond redemption. The Mastas possess mediums called dhamis who give advice…

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Product ID: 9789937624008
Book Name: Des Francais Au Nepal: Un Document Abrupt Irritant Et Polisson
Author Name: Henri Sigayret
Price: USD 6
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Des Francais Au Nepal: Un Document Abrupt Irritant Et Polisson by Henri Sigayret

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Product ID: 9789937924504
Book Name: Himalaya Gold: A Nepal Detective Story
Author Name: Arne Drews
Price: USD 4
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Three youths are being abducted in the hills of the Gorkha district. Inspector Sanjit investigates in his first case distribution battles around a natural potency plant called Yarsagumba, th Himalayan Gold.
The Author touches the harsh living conditions of the farmers in the rural district of Gorkha, poor health care and the joys of football.
“It is called Yarsagumba and it is weighed with gold. What is behind this miracle cure that…

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Product ID: 9789993369592
Book Name: The Lawudo Lama
Author Name: Jamyang Wangmo
Price: USD 13.95
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In the land of Nepal famous Sherpa guides, the Lawudo Lama, Kunzang Yeshe (1865-1946) was a beacon of inspiration due to his spiritual attainments. His life provides fascinating insights into the culture of the people who live in the shadow of the world highest mountain.His reincarnation, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, is now well known as a Buddhist teacher in the West and as the spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT).

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Product ID: 9789994664412
Book Name: Italiano-Nepali Dictionary
Author Name: Edvige Dell Ambrogio Lafranchi
Price: USD 4
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– Più di 6000 voci e oltre un centinaio di espressioni, tradotte in nepali, lingua parlata da più di 20 milioni di persone. – Una guida semplice alla pronuncia e una breve introduzione all’alfabeto nepalese.

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Product ID: 9789994664443
Book Name: The Oral Tradition From Zhang-Zhung
Author Name: John Myrdhin Reynolds
Price: USD 30
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A great compilation of ancient Dzogchen teachings, transmitted by the master Tapihritsa and here beautifully translated along with hagiographies of ancient masters and explanations of the preliminary ngondro practices of this Bon presentation of the tradition. Invaluable material on the practice of this formerly secret oral tradition concerning the unconditioned state of being.

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