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Product ID: 0-8348-0526-X
Book Name: Sulima Pagoda: East Meets West In The Restoration Of A Nepalese Temple
Author Name: Erich Theophile and Niels Gutschow
Price: USD 75
Description:

Nine experts on conservation discuss and present their views of twenty-nine years of international participation in restoring ancient temples in Nepals Kathmandu Valley. These discussions, illustrated with drawings and photographs, focus on the Sulima Temple in the Patan Darbar Square, possibly the oldest intact multi-tier pagoda in the Kathmandu Valley

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Product ID: 0-906026-52-0
Book Name: Kathmandu Valley Paintings
Author Name: Hugo E. Kreijger
Price: USD 60
Description:

Kathmandu Valley Paintings Author: Hugo E. Kreijger

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Product ID: 0-906026-57-1
Book Name: The Lhasa Atlas Traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape
Author Name: Knud Larsen and Amund Sinding-Larsen
Price: USD 70
Description:

The Lhasa Atlas Traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape Author: Knud Larsen and Amund Sinding-Larsen

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Product ID: 0944142583
Book Name: Art of Tibet: A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection
Author Name: Pratapaditya Pal
Price: USD 140
Description:

Pp. 343 (1); 277 illustrations (56 fine color photos, 221 black-and-white photos). Publisher\\s original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, 4to. The Tibetan collection of the Los Angeles Museum of Art is one of the most significant and comprehensive outside of Tibet, built around the Nasli and Alice Heeramanock Collection and including paintings collected in the 1930s by Tibetologist Giuseppe Tucci (from jacket flap). The volume closes with an appendix…

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Product ID: 1-57062-439-9
Book Name: Ruthless Compassion; Wrathful Deities in Early Indo-Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Art
Author Name: Rob Linrothe
Price: USD 95
Description:

Ruthless Compassion; Wrathful Deities in Early Indo-Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Art Author: Rob Linrothe

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Product ID: 1-86450-120-0
Book Name: Buddhist Stupas in Asia: The Shape of Perfection
Author Name: Joe Cummings
Price: USD 75
Description:

Buddhist Stupas in Asia: The Shape of Perfection Author: Joe Cummings

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Product ID: 1-870838-76-9
Book Name: Nepal:. A Guide to the Art and Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley
Author Name: Micheal Hutt
Price: USD 30
Description:

Nepal:. A Guide to the Art and Architecture of the Kathmandu Valley Author: Micheal Hutt

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Product ID: 1-932476-01-6
Book Name: The Circle of Bliss (Out of Print)
Author Name: John C. Huntington and Dina Bangdel
Price: USD 200
Description:

Attention to Himalayan Buddhist art has come to the forefront of art historical scholarship in recent years, especially in the areas of connoisseurship and attribution. Several major exhibitions have highlighted the artistic achievements of the Himalayan cultures, yet very few have focused primarily on the reasons for the creation of the art and its original intent. The Circle of Bliss: Buddhist Meditational Art attempts to fill this lacuna in the scholarship by showing that the function of Himalayan Buddhist art…

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Product ID: 1932476245
Book Name: Empowered Masters Tibetan Wall Paintings of Mahasiddhas at Gyantse
Author Name: Ulrich von Schroeder
Price: USD 95
Description:

Some of the most important Tibetan Buddhist monuments to have survived the ravages of history are the temples and chapels at Gyantse in Southern Tibet. In a chapel on the upper floor of the Palkhor Tsuglagkhang there exist superb wall paintings of the legendary eighty-four mahasiddhas – tantric adepts who, through effort and practice, have attained perfection and are endowed with extraordinary powers.

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Product ID: 81-208-1301-4
Book Name: Stupa and its Technology A Tibeto-Buddhist Perspective
Author Name: Pema Dorjee
Price: USD 20
Description:

Among all the religious monuments of the world, the stupa has the longest uninterrupted historical development. Through modeled after the Indian prototype, the stupa architecture was developed in all the countries where Buddhism had flourished. Over time, the structural shape of the stupa underwent significant modifications in India and the other Asian Buddhist countries.

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Product ID: 81-208-14
Book Name: History of Civilizations of CENTRAL ASIA Vol I, II, III, IV & IV(i)
Author Name: A. H. Dani and V. M. Masson
Price: USD 50
Description:

History of Civilizations of CENTRAL ASIA Vol I, II, III, IV & IV(i) Author: A. H. Dani and V. M. Masson ISBN : 81-208-1409-6 (Set)

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Product ID: 81-85026-68-8
Book Name: NEPAL Old Images, New Insights
Author Name: Pratapaditya Pal
Price: USD 60
Description:

NEPAL Old Images, New Insights Author: Pratapaditya Pal

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Product ID: 81-85179-19-0
Book Name: Gyantse and its Monasteries INDO-TIBETICA, Vol 1-4
Author Name: Guiseppe Tucci
Price: USD 150
Description:

Gyantse and its Monasteries INDO-TIBETICA, Vol 1-4 Author: Guiseppe Tucci

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Product ID: 81-87392-38-X
Book Name: THE PEOPLES WAR IN NEPAL: Left Perspectives
Author Name: Arjun Karki, David Seddon
Price: USD 13
Description:

THE PEOPLES WAR IN NEPAL: Left Perspectives AUTHOR - Arjun Karki, David Seddon

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Product ID: 81-88204-21-8
Book Name: Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure
Author Name: Pratapaditya Pal
Price: USD 50
Description:

Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure Author: Pratapaditya Pal

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Product ID: 8120809904
Book Name: The Art of Ajanta and Sopocani
Author Name: Om D. Upadhya
Price: USD 20
Description:

Pauranic Prana-aesthetics, a finer shade different from that of vitalistic aesthetics )the earlier having breathing-rhythm of "Ksaya-Vrddhi"--diminuation and augmentation--other than the latter

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Product ID: 8120816307
Book Name: Art of Indian Asia (2 Vols.)
Author Name: Heinrich Zimmer / Joseph Campbell
Price: USD 100
Description:

Art and Architecture of India in two Vol

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Product ID: 812460069
Book Name: A Dictionary of Buddhist and Hindu Iconography — Illustrated
Author Name: Bunce, Fredrick W.
Price: USD 40
Description:

Man has, from times immemorial, exhibited a striking predilection for symbols. Which, through written words, drawings, sculptures or other visual/iconographic representations, seem to have shaped much of mankind’s culture. From the simplest, yet eloquent, drawings on the walls of the prehistoric caves, through the sophistication of Egyptian imagery, the sculptural embroidered wealth of a Khajuraho, or the convoluted elegance of a Mannerist painting — all interweave iconographic imagery so inextricably into their very core that, without its visual/didactic richness, these…

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Product ID: 812460178X
Book Name: The Tibetan Iconography of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and other Deities
Author Name: Bunce, Fredrick W.; Chandra, Lokesh
Price: USD 280
Description:

Beginning with a few aniconic symbols, like footprints, the Bo tree or stupas, in the pre-christian Indian art, Buddhism, over the centuries, came to evolve a be-wildering array of deities — in ever-increasing number of pantheons. Interestingly, in Buddhism today, there are perhaps as many pantheons as there are countries, or internal regions or sects within them. Chou Fo P’u-sa sheng Hsiang Tsan, in focus here, is one of these many Buddhist pantheons and acknowledgedly the ‘culmination of Lamaist art’.…

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Product ID: 8124601968
Book Name: Tantra and Sakta Art of Orissa (3 Vols. set)
Author Name: Donaldson, Thomas Eugene
Price: USD 350
Description:

The emergence of Tantrism and Shaktism in the sixth-seventh centuries in ancient India symbolised a belief in fertility worship, worship of the female principle with the Devi/Goddess supreme as the Energy/Power — the substance of everything, pervading everything. In Orissa in particular, the shakta/tantra cults played a major role in the religion and culture of the region and this is testified by its many temples and sculptural wonders therein. In this work, Prof. Donaldson presents a rich and variegated picture…

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