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Thimi, community and structure of a town: Kathmandu Valley

Thimi, community and structure of a town: Kathmandu Valley

Pant, Mohan

ISBN: 9789937065917, 9937065917

The present work on the town of Thimi of Kathmandu Valley was completed in 2002 as a PhD dissertation in Kyoto University. Kathmandu Valley, which in early history was the proper Nepal, is known to have been inhabited long before the beginning of epigraphic history of the nation. The existence of numerous settlements in prehistoric periods may be gleaned through chronicles, inscriptions of anci...

Erotic carvings of the Kathmandu valley found on struts of Newar temples, illustrated by Roshan Dangol et al

Erotic carvings of the Kathmandu valley found on struts of Newar temples, illustrated by Roshan Dangol et al


ISBN: 9789937055499, 9937055490

This book intends to create an admiration also for Erotic Carvings as a beautiful art and proud part of Nepal's heritage. It might not be the first of its kind, but it is definitely the first describing and representing erotic depictions in an open, frank way.

Mustang building: Tibetan temples and vernacular architecture in Nepal Himalaya

Mustang building: Tibetan temples and vernacular architecture in Nepal Himalaya

Harrison, John

ISBN: 9789937069427, 9937069424

Mustang is a district in Nepal, but it lies north of the main Himalayan chain, on the Tibetan plateau. Tibetan Buddhist temples were built in Mustang and adorned with magnificent wall paintings, and they survive today when much of the architecture and art of Tibet itself was lost during the Chinese Culture Revolution from 1966 to 1976.

Preserving Harisankara: lessons in rebuilding on Patan's Royal Square in Nepal, 2015 to 2019, with contributions by Univ. of Applied Arts Vienna, Sujan Malla, Wolfgang Rang, Evan .

Preserving Harisankara: lessons in rebuilding on Patan's Royal Square in Nepal, 2015 to 2019, with contributions by Univ. of Applied Arts Vienna, Sujan Malla, Wolfgang Rang, Evan .

Gutschow, Niels

ISBN: 9789937067256, 9937067251

...Speer, Sabina Tandukar, photographs by Ahesh Rajbansh et al., drawings by Laura Batty et al.

The restoration of the Krishna temple: Patan-Nepal 2015-2018

The restoration of the Krishna temple: Patan-Nepal 2015-2018

Das, Neeta

ISBN: 9789937072717, 9937072719

Buddhist heritage of Nepal: history, art and architecture

Buddhist heritage of Nepal: history, art and architecture

Lama, G.K.

ISBN: 9789383221509, 938322150X

Nepalese society represents a unique combination of people of different origins who have come here from different directions at different periods of history and have blended into one national identity despite their exclusive habits and social peculiarities. Nepal has become a great storehouse of the primitive ethnic communities of the world. Their style of life, sacraments, house-types and atti...

Chorten in Nepal: architecture and Buddhist votive practice  in the Himalaya in Dhading-Rasuwa, Dolpo, Humla, Manang, Mustang, Sindhupalcok-Dolakha

Chorten in Nepal: architecture and Buddhist votive practice in the Himalaya in Dhading-Rasuwa, Dolpo, Humla, Manang, Mustang, Sindhupalcok-Dolakha

Gutschow, Niels

ISBN: 9783869227429, 3869227427

For more than two millennia Buddhism shaped the cultures of Central, South, Southeast, and East Asia. Each territory had its own peculiar way of developing representations of the Buddha, the Bodhisattvas, and a variety of guardian deities and saints. Of particular importance is the representation of the Buddha and his teachings in an iconic form in the shape of an impassable building. Called St...

Central Asian culture, arts and architecture

Central Asian culture, arts and architecture

Singhai, Bhavin

ISBN: 9789390393879, 9390393876

Central Asian arts, literary, performing, and visual arts of a large portion of asia embracing the Turkic republic (Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan), Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Tibet, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, and parts of Russia and China. As used here, the term denotes only those traditions that were not influenced by the religion of Islam.

Monuments of the Kathmandu valley before & after the 2015 earthquake: achievements in seven years by Rohit Ranjitkar

Monuments of the Kathmandu valley before & after the 2015 earthquake: achievements in seven years by Rohit Ranjitkar


ISBN: 9789937135047, 9937135044

During the 2015 earthquake, many historical monuments in Nepal were severely affected This book documents post-earthquake damages and reconstruction of monuments in the Kathmandu Valley.

The Nepalese caitya: 1500 years of Buddhist votive architecture in the Kathmandu Valley with drawings by Bijay Basukala and an essay by David Gellner

The Nepalese caitya: 1500 years of Buddhist votive architecture in the Kathmandu Valley with drawings by Bijay Basukala and an essay by David Gellner

Gutschow, Niels

ISBN: 9789937733311, 9937733316

This volume is a compilation of architectural evidence. The text reveals a profound understanding of the cultural context of the caityas, their forms and sculptural decoration. It contains hundreds of beautifully executed measured drawings and finely printed photographs of never, or hardly ever studied monuments in the Kathmandu Valley.

Essays on culture and history of Bhaktapur: the capital of the Malla Nepal Mandala

Essays on culture and history of Bhaktapur: the capital of the Malla Nepal Mandala

Tiwari, Sudarshan Raj

ISBN: 9789937143486, 9937143489

This book seeks to present the larger story of historical and cultural evolution of the town, the palace and the public places seeking to reveal the physical and social context of their developmment, planning and architecture through a peek at the times and personalities of history, which have been critical in shaping them.

Sacred love: erotic temple arts of Nepal

Sacred love: erotic temple arts of Nepal

Das, Shivaji

ISBN: 9788183631372, 8183631371

Erotic art in the temples of Nepal When one looks up at the roof struts of temples in the Kathmandu valley, a whimsical realm of amorous beings appear. Unlike the erotic art of the famous Khajuraho Temples of India, these explicit carvings in Nepal are relatively crude, made more with humour than dedication. Elephants turn missionary, beasts love men, and every taboo is violated. Time has forgo...

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