ISBN: 9789004275041, 9004275045
In this book, the author explores the varieties of artistic expression, materials, and tools that have shaped Tibetan books over the millennia. Digging into the history of the bookmaking craft, the author approaches these ancient texts primarily through the lens of their artistry, while simultaneously showing them as physical objects embedded in pragmatic, economic, and social frameworks.
ISBN: 9788177421514, 8177421514
The Bhesajjamanjusa, composed in Sri Lanka in the thirteenth century is the only known medical work available in Pali. It has drawn from about eighty medical treatises, some of which are Astangahrdaya, Astangasamgraha, Susrutasamhita, Carakasamhita, Siddhasara, Madhavanidana. It contains materials for study of bio-medical ethics, ethno-medicine, ethno-botany, medical anthropology, Pali lexicogr...
ISBN: 9788174360618, 8174360611
Tucked away in the eastern Himalaya, between the riverine plains of India and the cold and arid Tibetan plateau, Bhutan is the country of dreams, dragons, legends and landscapes.
This is a commentary on Bodhicitta text by Tathagata Vairocana found in the 2nd chapter of Guhyasamajatantra.
Karmay, Samten G.
ISBN: 9789937623445, 9937623448
The book is an iconographic study of an unusual Tibetan painting. The painting belongs to the Bon religious tradition and is currently preserved in the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, U.S.A.
ISBN: 9789937623766, 9937623766
The present volume includes fifty-one thangkas depicting a pantheon of the Bon religion painted at Rebkong, China, presented as the Rebkong Bonpo collection at the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan.
ISBN: 9788177421286, 817742128X
This book is a survey of Buddhist art, literature, monasteries and general history of Mongolian lands, the transcreation of the 6000 plus works in the Kanjur and Tanjur, highlights of Lamaism across the centuries, the writing of 220 philosophical, ritual, hagiographical and historical works under the Manchu dynasty, and so on. The development continued till 1920s when the communists took over. ...
Kolhatkar, Madhavi et al
ISBN: 9789937506960, 9937506964
Singh, Sanghasen et al. (ed.)
Contains papers presented at a seminar held in 2000 on the theme of this books by scholars in Hindi, English and Tibetan.
Rajesh, MN et al.
ISBN: 9788174360540, 8174360549
This book gives a glimpse of the mystical vibrant and serene world of Buddhist monasteries, locally known as gompas. Buddhist ceremonies, funeral and reincarnation rites, prayer rituals, festivals and dances re-enacting sacred historical events are captured in scintillating detail in this book with exquisite photographs and a vivid text.
ISBN: 9789380070728, 9380070721
The paintings represent a School of Contemporary Nepalese art that could almost be called postmodern: they adopt the visual components of an ancient iconographical tradition and present them in new contexts unconstrained by religious and artistic convantions.
ISBN: 9788177421668, 8177421662
The Charisma of Tibet is the flowering (padma) of the jewelline (mani) Dharma (om) in its depths (hum). This book surveys problems beginning with the statue of the Chinese Queen in the Potala, the role of Bactrians, the original home and Pure Land of Padmasambhava, the independence of Tibet throughout history, and so on. The 5th chapter begins with Tibet as the source of all the major rivers of...
Mukherji, Priyadarsi (b.1962)
ISBN: 9788170950738, 8170950732
The book for the first time, analyses Chinese and Tibetan folk literature along thematic lines, drawing contrast and similarities betwen the two cultural systems. It is as exhaustive an in-depth examination of a fascinating subject as could readily be proposed at all times.
ISBN: 9788186227589, 818622758X
Karmay, Samten G.
ISBN: 9789937924542, 9937924545
ISBN: 9789380282305, 9380282303
This is the first ever Tibetan commentary on Nyayapravesa of Acarya Dinnaga written by Geshe Losang Yarphel
Dash, Narendra Kumar (1960-2005) (ed.)
ISBN: 9788174790712, 8174790713
Contains seventeen research papers from scholars.
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