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Product ID: 9789937924511
Book Name: The World between Lives 4
Author Name: Ken Morita
Price: USD 5
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Product ID: 9789937924528
Book Name: Monsoon: A Nepal Detective Story
Author Name: Arne Drews
Price: USD 4
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Product ID: 9789937924542
Book Name: The Little Luminous Boy : The Oral Tradition from the land of Zhangzhung depicted on two Tibetan Paintings
Author Name: Samten G. Karmay
Price: USD 30
Description:

The Oral Tradition from the land of Zhangzhung depicted on two Tibetan Paintings.

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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: 9789937928809
Book Name: Emptiness in Indian Buddhism
Author Name: Musashi Tachikawa
Price: USD 16
Description:

About The Author: 
MUSASHI TACHIKAWA, Ph.D. (Harvard), is Professor Emeritus at National Museum of Ethnography, Osaka, Japan. His Publication Include The Structure of the World of Udayana's Realism(Reidel, 1980); Introduction to the Philosophy of Nagarjuna (Motilal,1997); Five Hundred Buddhist Deities (Adroit, 2001); A Ngor Mandala Collection (Vajra, 2006); and Mandala Deities in the Nispannayogavali (Vajra, 2016).

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Product ID: 9789937928816
Book Name: Nepal Britain Bicentenary Exhibition 2017
Author Name: Nepal Britain Society
Price: USD 45
Description:

Articles by:
The Awakening - Greta Rana,
My Life My Nepal - John Sanady,
The Festival of Friendship Celebrating in Visuals - Madan Chitrakar,
A Short History of the Development of Tourism in Nepal - Robert Marston,
Bicentenary Exhibition Nepal Catalogue - Dr. Mark F. Watson,
Memory Lingers on - Sagar SJB Rana,
Life of a Gurkha - Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha

 

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Product ID: 9789937928823
Book Name: A Blessing for the Land: The Architecture Art and History of a Buddhist Convent in Mustang Nepal
Author Name: John Harrison, Christian Luczanits, Charles Ramble, Nyima Drandul
Price: USD 40
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Book Description:

In Nepal’s Mustang District, on the right bank of the Kali Gandaki river facing the large settlement of Tshug (Chusang), is a low hill known as Gönpa Gang, the “convent ridge.” Standing on the ridge are the remains of a Buddhist site, Künzang Chöling. Until recently, nothing was known about the building beyond the fact that it had once been a nunnery, and it is hard now to imagine that a local ruler in the…

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Product ID: 9789937928830
Book Name: Silence No Longer : Artivism of Ashmina
Author Name: Ashmina Ranjit
Price: USD 50
Description:

Book Description:

With women and their lived experiences as her major themes - many people call Ashmina Ranjit a feminist. Her oeuvre includes paintings, installation and performance art and despite its very strong focus on 'women' as subjects, is not limited to it. She has effectively used art to magnify her voice about issues that she strongly feels for - issues ranging from oppression, the taboo issues of women's identity, sexuality and menstruation but also environmental and hard political issues.…

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Product ID: 9789937928847
Book Name: Words of a Gentle Sage: Collected teachings of Khenchen Appey Rinpoche Volume 1
Author Name: Edited by Christian Bernert
Price: USD 16
Description:

Chodung Karmo Translation Group

Edited by Christian Bernert, Foreword by HH the 41st Sakya Trizin, Preface by Khenpo Ngawang Jorden
Pages: PP. 225, Black and white
Year: 2018
ISBN: 9789937928847
Publisher: Vajra Books
Binding: Paperback

Book Description:

Many study the words of the Buddha and his disciples, but few are able to develop unshakable confi dence in his teaching based on thorough, personal investigation. Even fewer are those…

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Product ID: 9789937928854
Book Name: A New Dawn
Author Name: Mamata Pant Mishra
Price: USD 10
Description:

About the Book
Love, temptation, and desire are some of the most remarkable human feelings. These feelings are healthy when kept within the limits, however, if exceeded, one must prepare for destruction. This story is about me - Jara, and how became a victim to my emotions.

 

About the Author
Mamata Pant is currently residing in Australia. She is full-time mother and service holder, however, she has still managed to pursue her passion in creative writing. "A…

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Product ID: 9789937928861
Book Name: The Magical Monkey of Swayambhu
Author Name: Luke Davis
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

About the Book
The Magical Monkey of Swayambhu tells a story of a brave monkey. Machig, who is advised by a Lama to go on a journey to find the medicine that might heal Machig's ailing mother. Each being he encounters on his journey shares their own teachings and helps the monkey along his path complete with white-water rapidsm wild buffalo, elephants, crocodiles and wise teachers. At the end of the story, the monkey gives his own teachings on…

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Product ID: 9789937928885
Book Name: Across Borders : A Story of Norway Nepal Relationships
Author Name: Marit Bakke
Price: USD 15
Description:

The relationship between Norway and Nepal goes back to the 1950s, when Norwegians first went to Nepal as workers, volunteers, diplomats, and backpacking travelers. Norway offered and Nepal warmly received financial and professional assistance. As of 2018, thousands of Nepalis and Norwegians have worked together to address Nepal’s development issues and find practical solutions to age-old problems. This book presents an overview of some of the projects that Norwegian individuals and organizations have initiated in Nepal, often in collaboration with…

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Product ID: 9789937928892
Book Name: Everest Reflections on the Solukhumbu
Author Name: Lisa Choegyal, Sujoy Das
Price: USD 36
Description:

Photographs By Sujoy Das / Text by Lisa Choegyal / Foreword by Sir Chris Bonington / Preface by Dr. Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa

'Mountain tourism, trekking and climbing, has changed sherpa lives since we took "last step" on Everest in 1978. They have become great mountaineers, and today i would like to see Sherpas take over the management of Sagarmatha - it is their mountain. I highly recommend this spectacular tribute to Everest and it valiant people on…

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Product ID: 9789937933001
Book Name: By the Way of the Border : Travels around the frontiers and beyuls of Nepal
Author Name: Maximillian Morch
Price: USD 10
Description:

Book Details
Book Size: 8.5 x 5.5
Pages: 198 Pages
ISBN: 9789937933001
Published date: 4/5/2019


About the Book

Whilst working and studying for a master’s degree at Nepal’s Tribhuvan University, Maximillian travelled to some of the furthest
and least known corners of Nepal, from the Far West Himalayas and old Tibetan trade routes to the politically charged plains of southern Nepal. In this collection of travels, we see another side…

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Product ID: 9789937933032
Book Name: Tales from the Himalaya
Author Name: Henry Edmundsom
Price: USD 52
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About the Author:
Since 1965, Henry Edmundson has climbed and trekked in the Afghan Hindu Kush, the Pakistan Karakoram and the length and breadth of the Indian, Nepalese and Bhutanese Himalaya. He is a member of the Alpine Club and the Himalayan Club and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He resides in Cambridge, UK.


About the Book:

                                                                                                          RELIGION
“The cultural foundation…

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Product ID: 9789937933049
Book Name: Demons A Nepal Detective Story
Author Name: Arne Drews
Price: USD 4
Description:

An important statue is stolen from aa temple in Patan. In his third case, Inspector Sanjit investigates systematic theft of cultural aartefacts in Nepal. He touches the religious myths of the Newar people and the challenges of reconstruction after the earthquake of 2015.

"Arne Drews' third Nepal thriller also has much more to offer than just exciting entertainment. The book convets Nepalese ways of thinking and social resentment. With a love of detail, the author presents lifelike insights into a…

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Product ID: 9789937933056
Book Name: Women of the Third World : What we can learn from them?
Author Name: Claude W. Bobillier
Price: USD 15
Description:


Claude Bobillier is not all doom and gloom. He gives us inspiring examples of women’s liberation drawn from Nepal, Bangladesh, Morocco, Tunisia, Sahel, Rwanda, West Africa etc. He offers practical steps towards liberation and emancipation of women in the Third World. Bobillier’s vast  exposure as a Development Consultant covers many continents and what he writes is based on firsthand experience drawn from his works over the decades and across the world.
                                                                                                                                                       - Madhukar SJB Rana*

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