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Tibetan Art and History
Tibetan Art and History

Product ID: # 0500017182
Book Name: Wisdom and Compassion: The Sacred Art Of Tibet
Author Name: Robert Thurman, Marylin M. Rhie
Price: US$ 160.00
Description: For centuries the priciples of Buddhism have inspired Tibetan artists to create some of the worlds most sophisticated, profound and beautiful art. Tangkas, paintings, sculptures and mandalas provide a window on the enlightened realm of pure wisdom, the perfected universe that represents the ultimate goal of Buddhism. This book shows, explains and celebrates 240 Tibetan Buddhist works of art. Spanning a millenium, from the 9th to the 19th centuries, and ranging from tiny ivory carvings to a large
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Product ID: # 0500203083
Book Name: Art Of Tibet (World Of Art)
Author Name: Robert E. Fisher
Price: US$ 25.00
Description: With the spread of Buddhism among Westerners and the controversy over its status, interest in Tibet has never been greater. This mysterious land, now a province of the Peoples Republic of China, has produced some of the most fascinating and creative art in the world. From silk embroidery and textiles to painting, sculpture, and manuscripts, Tibetan art has striking qualities that set it apart from other Buddhist and Asian art. Robert Fisher takes the reader through the history of Tibetan art, st
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Product ID: # 1-932476-16-4
Book Name: Wooden Wonders Tibetan Furniture in secular and religious life
Author Name: David Kamansky
Price: US$ 50.00
Description: Wooden Wonders: Tibetan Furniture in Secular and Religious Life is the catalogue of an exhibition opening in November 2004 at the Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, California. Encompassing masterpieces of Tibetan furniture design and decoration in all its forms, the 148 exhibits are drawn from the large group of public and private collections in the western United States, the result of an active interest in the preservation and research of this long overlooked Tibetan art form.
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Product ID: # 1405301503
Book Name: Tibetan Buddhist Lifestyle
Author Name: Don FArber
Price: US$ 68.00
Description: This is the first book to bring together all elements of Tibetan Buddhist life; a fragile culture in danger of vanishing from our world. A testament to the beauty, wisdom, and strength of these people, the book is richly illustrated with over 200 stunning reproductions. Included are many remarkable pictures by the author, acclaimed photographer Don Farber, in addition to historic and contemporary photographs, and both ancient and modern Tibetan art. In-depth text explores the development of Tibe
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Product ID: # 1570621861
Book Name: The Bon Religion of Tibet: The Iconography of a Living Tradition
Author Name: Per Kvaerne
Price: US$ 180.00
Description: The Bon religion claims to be the original and authentic religion of the Tibetan people, firmly established in the Land of Snows long before Buddhism was introduced in the seventh century CE. Although its adherents were gradually reduced to a minority, Bon has nevertheless continued to flourish in many areas up to the present day in Tibet, especially in the eastern and northeastern regions, where a reconstruction renaissance is taking place, as well as within the Bon community in exile from Tibe
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Product ID: # 81-87138-73-4
Book Name: A Treasury of Drawings of Buddhas, Deities and Lamas of Tibet
Author Name: Keith Dowman
Price: US$ 5.00
Description: The Tibetan Buddhist pantheon is immense, the Nyingma school familiar with only a fraction of it, while the Nyingma Icons includes only the pre-eminent images in an ancient and vast tradition. Insofar as all the Tibetan schools recognise their own origins in the Nyingma School, however, the figures in this book are known to all Tibetan Buddhists, and as archetypal realities residing in human awareness they should resonate in the minds of all human beings. The sacred art of Tibet i
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Product ID: # 81-89738-30-5
Book Name: Tibetan Art
Author Name: Lokesh Chandra
Price: US$ 61.53
Description: Tibetan Art Author: Lokesh Chandra
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Product ID: # 812060778
Book Name: Antiquities Of Indian Tibet: The Chronicles Of Ladakh And Minor Chronicles Two Volumes
Author Name: A.H. Francke
Price: US$ 40.00
Description: Antiquities Of Indian Tibet: The Chronicles Of Ladakh And Minor Chronicles Two Volumes by A.H. Francke
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Product ID: # 85102-74-0
Book Name: A Basic Grammer of Modern Spoken Tibetan
Author Name: Tashi
Price: US$ 2.95
Description: This book is written for the non-Tibetan who have a keen interest in learning the grammar of spoken Tibetan. It is based on 12 years experience in teaching Tibetan language to foreigners at the Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, Dharamsala and one year of teaching and studying in the US.
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Product ID: # 962-7049-07-7
Book Name: Buddhist Sculptures in Tibet Vol I & II
Author Name: Ulrich Von Schroeder
Price: US$ 1800.00
Description: Volume One - India & Nepal 655 pages with 766 illustrations (749 colour, 17 half-tone); 34.5 x 24 x 6 cm; bound with slip-case Volume Two - Tibet & China 675 pages with 987 illustrations (949 colour, 38 half-tone); 34.5 x 24 x 6 cm; bound with slip-case includes maps, glossary, bibliography, chronological tables and extensive index
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Product ID: # 9627049050
Book Name: Buddhist Sculptures of Sri Lanka
Author Name: Ulrich von Schroeder
Price: US$ 1150.00
Description: Buddhist Sculptures of Sri Lanka
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Product ID: # 9627049093
Book Name: Indo-Tibetan Bronzes
Author Name: Ulrich von Schroeder
Price: US$ 720.00
Description: This book, the result of a sixteen year study of Buddhist art, is the first full-length publication concerning the stylistic evolution of the image casting traditions of northern India, the Himalayas and Tibet, as well as those of China during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The original intention of this publication was a general study of Tibetan art, which was requested by an art book publisher in 1977. Naturally, for a comprehensive study of Tibetan art, consideration also had to be given to the
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Product ID: # 9748921875
Book Name: Tibetan Sacred Art: The Heritage Of Tantra
Author Name: Detlef ingo Lauf
Price: US$ 72.00
Description: This is the second edition of one of the earliest and most comprehensive writings on Tibetan art, addressing painting, illustrated manuscripts, imagery and architecture. It is drawn from the authors sojourns in all lamaist countries - from Ladakh in the West to Bhutan in the East.
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Product ID: # 978-0-500-51378-
Book Name: Asian Furniture A Directory and Sourcebook
Author Name: Peter Moss
Price: US$ 67.00
Description: Western-style furniture was a relatively late arrival in Asia, where climates and lifestyles were markedly different from those in Europe. But colonial incursions and the exigencies of history conspired to bring about profound changes, and furniture design in Asia blossomed into a major decorative art.
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Product ID: # 978-0841600935
Book Name: The Art of East Asia
Author Name: Gabriele Fahr-Becker
Price: US$ 71.80
Description: This volume presents the reader with the unique wealth of art forms in East Asia which have also exerted tremendous influence on Western art: ceramics, woodcarvings, sculptures and bronzes, porcelains and ink drawings from China; and from Japan, temple districts, imperial villas and Zen gardens, ukiyo painting of the Edo period, the famed No masques, as well as precious textiles and costumes. These are only a few of the many aspects selected by the authors to convey the wealth and unbelievable v
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Product ID: # 978-1932476323
Book Name: Bhutan: Hidden Lands of Happiness
Author Name: John Wehrheim
Price: US$ 85.25
Description: Wehrheims text represents a very personal account of wending his way across the interior, meeting the locals and listening to their stories. It is straightforward, but cant help but be compelling given the beautifully illustrated landscape and the rural realities of living in it. He is also as good a writer as he is a photographer, at once vivid, meditative and playfulBut amid the fun and good cheer, Wehrheim is careful not to romanticise Bhutan too much.
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Product ID: # 978-193247635-4
Book Name: The Dragon Gift The Sacred Arts of Bhutan
Author Name: Terese Tse Bartholomew and John Johnston
Price: US$ 85.25
Description: The Dragon Gift The Sacred Arts of Bhutan Author: Terese Tse Bartholomew and John Johnston
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Product ID: # 978-1932476385
Book Name: 108 Buddhist Statues In Tibet
Author Name: Ulrich Von Schroeder
Price: US$ 110.00
Description: Mostly unknown to the outside world, the temples and storerooms of Tibets monasteries shelter a great number of ancient Buddhist objects. Not only are there a great number of Buddhist sculptures and paintings produced by Tibetan artists, but included also are rare examples originating from India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Burma, and China. These images have withstood sometimes more than one thousand years of warfare and other calamities. Despite a growing number of books dealing with various
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