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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: US$ 40.00
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: US$ 60.00
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: US$ 70.00
Description: The Lhasa Atlas Traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape Author: Knud Larsen and Amund Sinding-Larsen
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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: US$ 64.10
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: US$ 38.00
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: US$ 25.65
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: US$ 200.00
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 Hima
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Product ID: # 1932476245
Book Name: Empowered Masters Tibetan Wall Paintings of Mahasiddhas at Gyantse
Author Name: Ulrich von Schroeder
Price: US$ 71.80
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: US$ 20.00
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: US$ 50.00
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: US$ 60.00
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: US$ 150.00
Description: Gyantse and its Monasteries INDO-TIBETICA, Vol 1-4 Author: Guiseppe Tucci
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Product ID: # 81-88204-21-8
Book Name: Himalayas: An Aesthetic Adventure
Author Name: Pratapaditya Pal
Price: US$ 50.00
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: US$ 20.00
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: US$ 100.00
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: US$ 40.00
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 in
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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: US$ 280.00
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
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Product ID: # 8124601968
Book Name: Tantra and Sakta Art of Orissa (3 Vols. set)
Author Name: Donaldson, Thomas Eugene
Price: US$ 350.00
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
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