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Product ID: 9789937924566
Book Name: Tibet - Guge: The Cultural Relics of Ancient Western Tibet
Author Name: Michael Beck
Price: USD 40
Description:

Book Details

Author: Michael Beck
Pages: pp. 233., full of color photos., 21.5cm x 25.5 cm
Year: 2018
ISBN: 9789937924566
Publisher: Vajra Books
Place: Kathmandu
Binding: Softcover

About the Author:

MICHAEL BECK, born in 1966, is a German and Swiss architect as well as a photographer, living in Switzerland, Travelling many times through territories with Tibetan Culture since 1997, he visited Tibet, Ladakh, Zanskar, Lahaul, Spiti, Kinnaur and Mustang as well as other places,…

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Product ID: 9789937924573
Book Name: Himalayan Hideout: The Second Alex and James Wildlife Adventure in Nepal
Author Name: Jane Wilson-Howarth
Price: USD 10
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Alex, his 12-year-old brother James and their feisty friend Bim have a life-or-death mission. Armed thugs have captured two innocent wildlife conversationists: the boy's parents. Only the three children have time to engineer a rescue before the kidnappers reach their hideout high in the Himalayas. But saving them means crossing two high passes and fleeing from hungry predators. Surely they can't suceed? 

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Product ID: 9789937924580
Book Name: On His Majesty's Service: Royals, Hippies and Hustlers, British Film Makers and Tibetan Khampa Guerillas, United Nations and American Peace Corps, Mt. Everest Summiteers and Battles for Conservation in the Himalayas
Author Name: Hemanta R. Mishra and Jim Ottaway, Jr.
Price: USD 16
Description:

On his 
MAJESTY'S SERVICE

Royals, Hippies & Hustlers, British Film Makers &
Tibetan Khampa Guerillas, United Nations and American
Peace Corps, Mt. Everest Summiteers and Battles 

for Conservation in the Himalayas

 

About the Authors

Dr. HEMANTA RAJ MISHRA was part of the pioneering team that created a comprehensive network of National Parks and Protected areas, and a comprehensive wildlife…

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Product ID: 9789937924597
Book Name: Himalayan Hostages: The First Alex and James Wildlife Adventure in Nepal
Author Name: Jane Wilson-Howarth
Price: USD 10
Description:

When 16-year-old Alex's parents ask him to deliver a mysterious package to their animal research camp in the Nepali jungle, he and his 12-year-old brother James do not have a clue about the trouble they are about to face. Making the ransom payment doesn't reunite the family but leads to an arduous journey through the dangerous dry forests at the foot of the Himalayas in pursuit of the thugs responsible for the kidnap.

Even with the help of their friend…

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Product ID: 9789993369592
Book Name: The Lawudo Lama
Author Name: Jamyang Wangmo
Price: USD 13.95
Description:

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
Description:

– 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
Description:

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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Product ID: 9789994664481
Book Name: Eye of the Storm
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

(Foreword by Bhakha Tulku Pema Rigdzin) The five texts translated from Tibetan into English in this book are considered the first transmission of Dzogchen Ati to Tibet (Snga gyur lnga). They constitute the root and essence of Dzogchen in Tibet -- basic, raw Dzogchen precepts, appropriately styled radical Dzogchen. This is the special, extraordinary teaching of our Nyingma lineage. The great masters have all attained realization through Dzogchen, contemporary masters all owe their status to Dzogchen, and any attainment in…

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Product ID: 9789994664498
Book Name: Old Man Basking in the Sun
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

Dzogchen is the apotheosis of Tibetan Buddhism and Longchenpa is the pre-eminent master of Dzogchen and one of Tibet greatest mystical poets. The verses of his Treasury of Natural Perfection (Gnas lugs mdzod) written in the fourteenth century encompass and epitomize the radical precepts of Dzogchen while his auto-commentary elaborates their meaning through a concise prose paraphrase and with illustrative quotations from the Collection of Tantras of the Ancients (Rnying ma rgyud bum).

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Product ID: 9789994672080
Book Name: Zhang Zhung Bon Traditional Arts
Author Name: Gyaltsen Pugyalwa
Price: USD 10
Description:

Zhang Zhung Bon Traditional Arts

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Product ID: 9789994678839
Book Name: Buddha Heart Parenting- Enich your family with Buddhist Wisdom and compassion-r
Author Name: Dr CLClaridge
Price: USD 18.95
Description:

This book represents one of the finest guidesfor bringingBuddhism into our life at a practicallevel.Buddha Heart Parenting-offersthe reader deep insights into howto integrate Buddhist philosophywith contemporary psychology toarrive at a method of parenting thatis both effective and enables familymembers to realise their trueBuddha nature.The emphasis is on skills and strategies that combine compassion and wisdom to make all our interactions with our children supportive and joyous.

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Product ID: 9937-506-45-8
Book Name: Maya Yoga
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: USD 14.94
Description:

Maya Yoga is the title of Keith Dowman\'s translation of "finding Comfort and Ease in Enchantment" written by the inimitable Longchen Rabjampa. In the Nyingmapa School of Tibetan Buddhism, this text is considered second to none in its power to evoke the nature of the nondual reality of the Dzogchen view. With poetic mastery, Longchenpa provides the precepts that can instantly illuminate the buddha-reality that is our ordinary everyday experience. He asserts that we are presently under the spell of…

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Product ID: 9937-506-50-2
Book Name: Kalama Sutta - The Rediscovery of Conscience
Author Name: Saber Uddiyan
Price: USD 19.95
Description:

\'Look, Kalaamas, it is not by recitation, nor by tradition, nor by report, nor by scripture, nor by reason of philosophy, nor by reason of inference, nor by thinking ideas through, nor by favouring views, nor by others\' seeming capability, nor insofar as a particular ascetic is your teacher, but rather when you know for yourselves…\' With these words, among his most famous, the Buddha threw down a gauntlet for authentic seekers of truth and well-being that we in modern…

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Product ID: 99933-695-0-0
Book Name: Riddum The Voice of the Ancestors
Author Name: Martino Nicoletti
Price: USD 8
Description:

Riddum The Voice of the Ancestors Author: Martino Nicoletti

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Product ID: 99933-695-3-5
Book Name: Kadampa Site of Phempo-A Guide to some Early Buddhist Monastries in Central Tibet
Author Name: Ulrike and Hans-Ulrich Roesler
Price: USD 20
Description:

Kadampa Site of Phempo" A Guide to some Early Buddhist Monastries in Central Tibet Author: Ulrike and Hans-Ulrich Roesler

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Product ID: 99933-695-6-X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews VOL I
Author Name: Henry M. Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

What makes for a healthy mind? Each pocket-sized volume in this well-conceived series asks this very pertinent question, and other probing questions, of a different master.Edited by an MD interested in practical descriptions of how lamas experience and describe mental health on all levels. Very interesting material on Dzogchen and subtle states. Four different volumes of interviews with: Khenpo Tsewang Gyatso Khenpo Nyima Wangyal Lopon Tegchoke His Holiness Dalai lama, Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Lopon Thekchoke

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Product ID: 999336956X
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews - Vol. I
Author Name: Kenpo Nyima Wangyal / Henry Miles Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

For the last twelve years, the physician and anthropologist Henry M. Vyner has been interviewing Tibetan Lamas for the purpose of developing an empirically valid theory of the defining characteristics of the healthy human mind. Vajra Books is publishing these interviews as a series of books that are being called The Healthy Mind Interviews. Each volume in this series will be devoted to presenting interviews that have been done with one specific lama. The exciting thing about these interviews is…

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Product ID: 99946-34-06-2
Book Name: Views of the Bodhanath-Stupa
Author Name: Franz-karl Ehrhard
Price: USD 8.33
Description:

Views of the Bodhanath-Stupa Author: Franz-karl Ehrhard

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Product ID: 99946-644-0-9
Book Name: Every Place Every People
Author Name: Peter J. Karthak
Price: USD 3.78
Description:

Peter Karthak’s prose burns with energy in this dark, compelling novel that is simultaneously a meditation on postcolonial displacement and the nature of good and evil. Through his irresistible characters, whose emotional lives are dramatized in the flawed beauty of the “hill station” of Darjeeling, Karthak weaves a complex story that is at once suspenseful and reflective. It also marks him as a potent voice in Nepali literature in English. – Samrat Upadhyay Indiana University, USA; author of Arresting God…

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Product ID: 99946-644-33-3
Book Name: From Goddess To Mortal
Author Name: Scott Berry
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

Scott Berry is a very well-known name to me. I came across his book AStranger in Tibet when I was working on the life and works of EkaiKawaguchi in Tokyo in 1997-1998. I was very impressed by his narrativestyle and his ability to combine humanism with the wisdom of culture.Berry has precisely done that in this book From Goddess to Mortal.

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