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Product ID: 9789937506168
Book Name: Neither Night nor Day
Author Name: Meryl Dowman
Price: USD 28
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Neither Night nor Day Author: Meryl Dowman

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Product ID: 9789937506199
Book Name: Epic Teashop
Author Name: Khem Aryal
Price: USD 5
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Khem Aryal was born in Palpa, Nepal. He writes poetry and fiction. His first collection of English poems, Kathmandu Saga and Other Poems, was published in 2004 and his short stories have been published in various publications. He held the position of president of Society of Nepali Writers in English from 2001 to 2007 and co-edited the Society’s literary publication, Of Nepalese Clay. He is currently doing PhD in English in the US.

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Product ID: 9789937506205
Book Name: Through a Sherpa Window Illustrated Guide to Traditional Sherpa Culture
Author Name: Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa
Price: USD 16.95
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This book is written from a Sherpa perspective to increase cultural appreciation among younger Sherpa, other members of the Tibeto-Burman communities across the Nepal Himalaya will find surprising similarities and differences that are equally interesting. It will also be of interest to other readers who are interested in the indigenousculture and traditions of the Himalaya.

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Product ID: 9789937506212
Book Name: Kyarog Sang-ngag Choling Gompa Thangme Valley, Khumbu
Author Name: Jamyang Wangmo
Price: USD 2.73
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Venerable Jamyang Wangmo (Helly Pelaez Bozzi) was born in Spain in 1945 and trained in law and art. Ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1973, she lives in Nepal. She is the author of The Lawudo Lama: Stories of Reincarnation from the Mount Everest Region (2005), Dancing in the Clouds: The Mani Rimdu, Dumche and Tsogchen Festivals of the Khumbu Sherpas (2008) and Dharma Wheel of Great Bliss: A Guide to the Thangme Gompa Dechen Chökhor Ling (2008).

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Product ID: 9789937506229
Book Name: Nationalism and Ethnicity in a Nepal The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Nepal
Author Name: David N. Gellner, Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka and John Welpton
Price: USD 30
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For nearly 240 years (1768-2006) either Shah dynasty or their Rana Prime Minister ruled Nepal in the name of Hundusim; in more recent times Shah kings claimed also to embody national unity in their own person. Since the nineteenth century Nepal has experienced the autocracy of the Ranas, a first experiment with parliamentarianism, guided partyless democracy led by the king.

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Product ID: 9789937506243
Book Name: Teachings on Sakya Pandita- Clarifying the Sage Intent
Author Name: Khenchen Appey Rinpoche
Price: USD 16.95
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Clarifying the Sage Intent describes the stages of the bodhisattva path from the beginning right up to full and perfect enlightenment, following the teaching tradition of the great early Kadampas on the ten stages of practice.

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Product ID: 9789937506267
Book Name: The Garuda Wings Collected Works in Tibetan Studies
Author Name: Dangsong Namgyal
Price: USD 10
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The Garuda Wings Collected Works in Tibetan Studies Author: Dangsong Namgya

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Product ID: 9789937506274
Book Name: The Envelope Walking up to Everest Base Camp
Author Name: Andrew Stevenson
Price: USD 10
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Many disenchanted Westerners have gone to the Himalayas in search of renewal, but no one has written about the experience as perceptively and as personally as Andrew Stevenson. A traveler all his life, Stevenson responds to people and places with an openness unique to the cultural nomad- his portraits of the men, and women and children of the Himalayas, and the fellow backpackers from all over the world who intermittently share his journey, are a delight; his descriptions of the…

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Product ID: 9789937506298
Book Name: Leela!: Prophetie & Patatras
Author Name: Priscille Geiser & Mireille Loirat
Price: USD 10
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<> On dit qu\'aujourd\'hui encore, une porte et une fenêtre du palais sont toujours ouvertes, et qu\'a l\'interieur une pipe a eau attend le retour du roi. On raconte également que, lorsque l\'oiseau s\'envolera, les elephants secoueront leur sommeil de pierre pour aller boire au bassin sacre… et nul ne sait ce qui se passera alors ! Cette legende qui circule sur la place du palais royal de Patan a servi de decor a notre histoire.

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Product ID: 9789937506328
Book Name: Unearthing Bon Treasures (South Asian Edition)
Author Name: Dan Martin
Price: USD 27.95
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The subject for this study, the Tibetan treasure revealer Gshen-chen Klu-dga, is a crucial figure in the development of Bon as an organised religion after the eleventh century. Here for the first time he is situated in the context of what was happening in Buddhism at the time. By scrutinizing his life and gter-ma (treasures), that were to be of much controversy in later ages, Dan Martin sheds light on the mechanism of Tibetan polemical tradition and the ways in…

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Product ID: 9789937506342
Book Name: Sounding in Tibetan Civilization
Author Name: Babra Aziz / Matthew Capstein
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Original Price: USD 19.95

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Sounding in Tibetan Civilization

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Product ID: 9789937506359
Book Name: Sherpa English and English Sherpa Dictionary with Literary Tibetan and Nepali Equivalents
Author Name: Nicolas Tournade, Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa, Gyurme Chodrak and Guillaume Oisel
Price: USD 19.95
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Sherpa English and English Sherpa Dictionary with Literary Tibetan and Nepali Equivalents

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Product ID: 9789937506373
Book Name: Tibetan Frontier Families: Reflections of Three Generations from Dingri
Author Name: Barbara Nimri Aziz
Price: USD 30
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Together with a new preface detailing the author\'s 1987-88 research in Tibet, Tibetan Frontier Families becomes a chronicle of four generations of Tibet\'s Dingri people. This community of a hundred villages is embedded in the Tibetan valleys and hillsides of Dingri, adjacent to the Pung Chu River in Tibet, facing Mount Everest from the north, on the main route between Nepal and Lhasa, Tibet. This rich anthropological study, a unique chronicle, now updated with a beautifully written preface, was the…

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Product ID: 9789937506380
Book Name: Religion and Secular Culture in Tibet (South Asian Edition)
Author Name: Henk Blezer
Price: USD 30
Description:

The proceedings of the seminars of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS) have developed into the most representative world-wide cross-section of Tibetan Studies. They are an indispensable reference-work for anyone interested in Tibet and capture the cutting edge of Tibet-related research. This volume is the second of three volumes of general proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the IATS. It presents a careful selection of scholarly and academic articles on Tibetan Buddhist and Bon religious culture, including a sizeable…

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Product ID: 9789937506397
Book Name: Tibet, Past and Present (South Asia Edition)
Author Name: Edited by Henk Blezer
Price: USD 30
Description:

The proceedings of the seminars of the International Association for Tibetan Studies (IATS) have developed into the most representative world-wide cross-section of Tibetan Studies. They are an indispensable reference-work for anyone interested in Tibet and capture the cutting edge of Tibet-related research. This volume is the first of three volumes of general proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the IATS. It presents a careful selection of scholarly and academic articles on Tibetan history, which includes contemporary developments as well as…

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Product ID: 9789937506434
Book Name: Khams pa Histories: Vision of People, Place and Authority
Author Name: Lawrence Epstein
Price: USD 30
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AS AN INDISPENSABLE INTRODUCTION to local history of the Khams region of Eastern Tibet/Western China (with due attention for contemporary thinking about frontier regions), this book (being the fourth volume of the Proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the iats, 2000), contains seven papers on Khams pa (Eastern Tibetan) local history, representing politics, and agency and their historiographical representations on the Khams frontiers. The articles have been arranged to reflect common themes. Wim van Spengen, William Coleman and Peng Wenbin…

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Product ID: 9789937506489
Book Name: Chronicles of Love and Death: My Years with the Lost Spiritual King of Bhutan
Author Name: Norma Levine
Price: USD 18.95
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Norma Levine has an extraordinary story to tell, a story that spans continents, cultures and even centuries. She had the great destiny to meet, fall in love with, and be loved by the ninth incarnation of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal, the reincarnate "lama king" of Bhutan, whose position in Bhutan was somewhat equivalent to that of the Dalai Lamas of Tibet ... the Shabdrungs were pushed out in 1907 by an ambitious and cruel warlord who was backed by the British…

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Product ID: 9789937506533
Book Name: Jarunhiti
Author Name: Akira Furukawa (ed.), Sukra Sagar Shrestha, Amrit Bajracharya & Kanako Ogasawara
Price: USD 45
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Jarunhiti Akira Furukawa (ed.), Sukra Sagar Shrestha, Amrit Bajracharya & Kanako Ogasawara

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Product ID: 9789937506571
Book Name: Caught in Nepal: Tibetan Refugees Photographing Tibetan Refugees
Author Name: Mikel Dunham
Price: USD 30
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Mikel Dunham has spent many years covering the political situation in Nepal and Tibet. Photojournalist and blogger, he is also the author of Buddha\\'s Warriors and Samye: A Pilgrimage to the Birthplace of Tibetan Buddhism. Caught in Nepal was made possible,in part, by a grant from theWilliam Hinman Foundation.

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Product ID: 9789937506588
Book Name: National Imaginings and Ethnic Tourism in Lhasa, Tibet: Postcolonial Identities amongst Contemporary
Author Name: Daisuke Murakami
Price: USD 50
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National Imaginings and Ethnic Tourism in Lhasa, Tibet: Postcolonial Identities amongst Contemporary Daisuke Murakami

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