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Product ID: 978-99375-060-14
Book Name: Monument Conservation in Nepal My Experience with the World Heritage Sites of the Kathmandu Valley.
Author Name: Dr. Shaphalya Amatya
Price: USD 20
Description:

Monument Conservation in Nepal My Experience with the World Heritage Sites of the Kathmandu Valley. Author: Dr. Shaphalya Amatya

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Product ID: 978-99375-061-0-
Book Name: The Ecstatic Body
Author Name: Martino Nicoletti
Price: USD 15
Description:

The shaman who entertains the gods by dancing and music, is the same man who entertains the audience through the more performative aspects of the seance. Here, it is ordinary people who exploit the situation, coming to attend a performance that, in primis, has been organised for the gods. A singular performance, to which, besides the chance of direct witness of the epiphany of gods, spirits and demons, is added the no less stimulating possibility of witnessing human destinies suspended…

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Product ID: 978-99375-061-3-
Book Name: Northern Buddhism in History
Author Name: edited by Shanker Thapa
Price: USD 20
Description:

Northern Buddhism in History Author: edited by Shanker Thapa

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Product ID: 978-9937623100
Book Name: Tibetans who Escaped the Historian's Net: Studies in the Social History of Tibetan Societies
Author Name: Edited by Charles Ramble, Peter Schwieger & Alice Travers
Price: USD 40
Description:

This collection of articles is the outcome of a conference, "Recapturing the Tibetans who Escaped the Historian\'s Net", that was held in Bonn in May 2013. Most of the contributors are directly associated with the Franco-German project "The Social History of Tibetan Societies, 17th to 20th Centuries". As the title of the work suggests, the broad focus of interest is provided by "the sort of people who usually escape the historian\'s net" (a phrase borrowed from William Dalrymple\'s The Last…

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Product ID: 978-99933-695-8-
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews VOL II
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: 978-99946-644-2-
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews VOL III
Author Name: Henry M. Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

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: 978-99946-720-35
Book Name: Shamanic Solitudes Ecstasy, Madness and Spirit Possession in the Nepal Himalayas
Author Name: Martino Nicoletti
Price: USD 25
Description:

An itinerary ? only apparently circular ? furrows the universe of Kulunge R?shamanism in Nepal. A nomadic religion, generated within the space of a double geography that weaves vivid visionary foreshortenings into the flat weft of reality. An extraordinary journey through the principal places composing the universe of shamanic reality: the ?call? by the spirits of the wood. The dreams and initiatic visions; the vocational sickness and flight into the forest ? mandatory steps on the path to obtaining powers;…

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Product ID: 978-99946-720-6-
Book Name: Reflections
Author Name: Kesar Lall
Price: USD 4.5
Description:

Your poetry is so beautiful and absolutely lovely to read. I have read and reread these and each time, I am filled again with the beauty and feeling you convey through your words. - Jolene Unsoeld

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Product ID: 978-99946-788-1-
Book Name: Born In Nepal
Author Name: Susan Hoivik
Price: USD 5.12
Description:

This miscellany focuses on one aspect of the vast array of stories, legends, rituals, traditions and symbols that have developed with Nepal.

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Product ID: 978-99946-788-4-
Book Name: Democratizing Monarch
Author Name: Francis G. Hutchins
Price: USD 15
Description:

Democratizing Monarch Author: Francis G. Hutchins

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Product ID: 978-99946-788-77
Book Name: Himalayan Mountain Cults Sailung Kalingchok Gosaikunda Territorial Rituals and Tamang Histories
Author Name: Gabriele Tautscher
Price: USD 25
Description:

Nepal is renowned for the snow-capped Himalayas and their sacred status as the abode of the gods. These sacred seats are considered inaccessible and remain forbidden to human beings. Despite this mountain image, the largest part of Nepal consists of the lower, densely populated regions known as the Middle Hills, an area of intensively cultivated valleys and skilfully terraced hillsides. Here too, in spaces long inhabited and cultivated by humans, certain natural features ? peaks, rock outcrops, caves, and lakes…

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Product ID: 9780692245675
Book Name: A Dictionary Of The Newari Language With A Glossary In Italian 1792 (Facsimile Edition)
Author Name: Theodore Riccardi
Price: USD 400
Description:

A Dictionary Of The Newari Language With A Glossary In Italian 1792 (Facsimile Edition) by Theodore Riccardi

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Product ID: 9780692245675
Book Name: A Dictionary Of The Newari Language With A Glossary In Italian 1792 (Facsimile Edition)
Author Name: Theodore Riccardi
Price: USD 400
Description:

A Dictionary Of The Newari Language With A Glossary In Italian 1792 (Facsimile Edition) by Theodore Riccardi

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Product ID: 9789937506038
Book Name: Anthropology of Tibet and Himalaya
Author Name: Charles Ramble & Martin Brauen
Price: USD 20
Description:

Proceeding of the International Seminar on the Anthropology of Tibet and Himalaya September 21 - 28, 1990 at the Ethnographic Museum of the University of Zurich.

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Product ID: 9789937506052
Book Name: Drokpa Nomads of the Tibetan Plateu and Himalaya
Author Name: Danial J. Miller
Price: USD 30
Description:

Drokpa is a stunning portrait of the nomads of the Tibetan Plateau and Himalayas. Once widespread throughout the world, nomadic cultures are vanishing. High and remote, the grazing lands of Tibets and adjoining areas of Bhutan, India and Nepal still supports nomads and their livestock. With evocativoe photographs and insightful text, the American rangeland ecologist Daniel Miller presents a visiul records of these remarkable people who make a living moving with their animals in one of the harshest environments on…

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Product ID: 9789937506076
Book Name: I Concept -The Mahamudra Concerning the union of a Buddha and his consort
Author Name: Bodo Balsys
Price: USD 25
Description:

The opinions of what Buddhists believe concerning the great majority of their sE5tras and Tantras will change in the light of the many revelations presented in this series of works, the central pillar of which are the syllogisms presented in The I Concept.

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Product ID: 9789937506090
Book Name: Ritual Art of the Kingdom of Mithila
Author Name: Alessandra Campoli
Price: USD 15
Description:

Over the millennia, a still vibrant school of painting has been handed down in the female line in what used to be the ancient Kingdom of Mithila. Janakpur, located in the Terai region in southern Nepal, is thought to have been the capital of the kingdom of Mithila from its foundation. The paintings have the purpose of attracting the deity’s presence during the celebrations in his or her honour and a blessing on the family members of the house where…

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Product ID: 9789937506113
Book Name: Bo and Bon: Ancient Shamanic Traditions of Siberia and Tibet of a Central Asian Buddha
Author Name: Dmitry Ermakov
Price: USD 35
Description:

Hailed as a fascinating and unique book, this is the first in-depth study of its kind comparing the ancient Bön religion with the Siberian shamanic tradition of Lake Baikal. Combining scholarly research with spiritual insight and with over 200 illustrations, maps and diagrams, the information is presented in a clear and lively way, enabling the reader to navigate easily through the various topics dealt with and to follow the threads of the intricate tapestry which is woven as the parallels…

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Product ID: 9789937506144
Book Name: Lu jn pa wo ge jang chi drel wa
Author Name: Tsutrim Namgyal
Price: USD 10
Description:

Yungdrung Bon

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Product ID: 9789937506151
Book Name: A Stranger in Nepal & Tibet The Adventures of a Wandering Zen Monk
Author Name: Scott Berry
Price: USD 15
Description:

A Stranger in Nepal & Tibet The Adventures of a Wandering Zen Monk Author: Scott Berry

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