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Tibetan Art and History

Tibetan Art and History

Product ID: 978-962-7049-12-
Book Name: Tibetan Art of the Alain Bordier Foundation
Author Name: Ulrich Von Schroeder & Heidi Von Schroeder
Price: USD 14.95
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Tibetan Art of the Alain Bordier Foundation Author: Ulrich Von Schroeder & Heidi Von Schroeder

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Product ID: 9780195097146
Book Name: Treasures Of Tibetan Art: Collections Of The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Author Name: Barbara Lipton, Nima Dorjee Ragnubs
Price: USD 90
Description:

"There is a real danger of the disappearance of the unique Tibetan culture. So at such a time, this kind of work is very, very useful, very helpful....I feel that I see part of a Tibetan antique collection, ancient Tibetan things." So commented the fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, upon visiting the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. Founded in 1945 by Jacques Marchais (the professional named adopted by the private collector Jacqueline Klauber), this well-known, yet infrequently visited museum…

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Product ID: 9780295990293
Book Name: The Antiquity Of Nepalese Wood Carving
Author Name: ary Slusser (author), Paul Jett (author)
Price: USD 80
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Previously considered to be no earlier than the thirteenth century, the earliest of these wooden masterpieces have now been clearly demonstrated to date from the sixth or seventh century, the time of the Licchavis, lords of Nepal from about 300 to 850. Slusser has used an important scientific tool, radiocarbon dating, to help realign -- and correct -- our overly conservative accepted perceptions of the antiquity of Nepalese wood sculpture. The book is bolstered by the meticulous and painstaking research…

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Product ID: 9780295993591
Book Name: Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine
Author Name: Theresia Hofer
Price: USD 90
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Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine is the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary exploration of the triangular relationship among the Tibetan art and science of healing (Sowa Rigpa), Buddhism, and arts and crafts. This book is dedicated to the history, theory, and practice of Tibetan medicine, a unique and complex system of understanding body and mind, treating illness, and fostering health and well-being. Sowa Rigpa has been influenced by Chinese, Indian, and Greco-Arab medical traditions but is distinct from them.…

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Product ID: 9780415711159
Book Name: The Return Of The Buddha: Ancient Symbols For A New Nation
Author Name: Himanshu Prabha Ray
Price: USD 25
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Himanshu Prabha Ray is Chairperson of National Monuments Authority, New Delhi, and former Professor, Centre for Historical Studies (CHS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

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Product ID: 9780500275597
Book Name: Kailash: On Pilgrimage to the Sacred Mountain of Tibet
Author Name: Kerry Moran and Russell Johnson
Price: USD 30
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Mount Kailas, in a remote corner of Western Tibet, has been a pilgrimage site for over 1000 years. In the few years during which foreigners were permitted to visit Kailas, the authors spent long periods in the region. This is their account of an extraordinary experience. 

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Product ID: 9780500976920
Book Name: Jokhang: Tibets Most Sacred Buddhist Temple
Author Name: Gyurme Dorje, Tashi Tsering, Heather Stoddard, Andre Alexander
Price: USD 104
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Lying at the center of an ancient network of Buddhist temples in the Great Temple of Lhasa, the Jokhang Temple is the heart of spiritual and economic life in Tibet. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the atmospheric focal point of Lhasa, from which bustling narrow lanes of commerce radiate outward in all directions. This landmark publication is illustrated with photographs taken over eight decades, and is introduced by the personal reminiscences of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Gyurme Dorje…

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Product ID: 9780731304284
Book Name: Dancig to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art
Author Name: Jim Masselos, Jackie Menzies, Pratapaditya Pal
Price: USD 90
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Music and dance, the subject most prevalent and so important in Indian art, plays the central role in this breathtaking exhibition: Dancing to the Flute. Never has there been a show that covers in such breadth and depth of the subject. It brings together 200 works of art from museum collections, private collections, and art galleries worldwide. Stone, bronze and wood sculptures, paintings, textiles, and musical instruments, ranging in date from the first to the twentieth century, are among…

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Product ID: 9780834803947
Book Name: Tibetan Art: Towards A definition Of Style
Author Name: Jane Casey Singer And Philip Denwood
Price: USD 200
Description:

Tibetan Art: Towards A definition Of Style by Jane Casey Singer And Philip Denwood

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Product ID: 9780861710980
Book Name: DEITIES OF TIBETAN BUDDHISM: The Zurich Paintings
Author Name: Martin Brauen, trans by Martin Willson
Price: USD 240
Description:

This is the most encyclopedic reference book of Tibetan images of enlightenment ever presented. Full color illustrations are reproduced here from a set of hand-painted woodblock prints created in 1810. This rare collection is presented along with extensive explanations of the meditative visualizations, mantras, and symbolism around each figure.

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Product ID: 9780898003451
Book Name: Tibet in Pictures
Author Name: Li Gotami, Govinda
Price: USD 60
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Product ID: 9780984519026
Book Name: Mirror of the Buddha: Early Portraits form Tibet
Author Name: David P. Jackson
Price: USD 90
Description:

In their art, Tibetans aimed at faithfully transmitting and preserving Buddhism as a spiritual discipline as they had learned it from earlier teachers. Each thangka painting was a small contribution to the larger cause of keeping Buddhism alive and radiant. In this third volume on Tibetan painting, David Jackson investigates painted portraits of early Tibetan teachers. Images of these eminent personages embodied Buddhist ideals in human form. In creating these depictions, Tibetan painters of the 12th through the 14th…

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Product ID: 9780984519057
Book Name: The Place of Provenance: Regional Styles in Tibetan Painting
Author Name: David P. Jackson
Price: USD 90
Description:

"Historians of Tibetan painting struggle to establish such basic points as iconographical content, place of origin, age, religious affiliation, and painting school or style, especially when confronted by portable works that were removed from their original monasteries and scattered throughout the world. In this groundbreaking catalog, the authors locate paintings geographically using the method similar to that used for locating paintings in time. In both cases they identify the historical people connected with the painting through analyzing the portraits,…

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Product ID: 9780984519071
Book Name: Painting Traditions of the Drigung Kagyu School
Author Name: David P. Jackson
Price: USD 90
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Though the Drigung Kagyu was one of the most prominent and powerful schools of Tibetan Buddhism during its early period (12th - 14th century), its art is still relatively poorly known, even among Tibetans. With its mother monastery destroyed twice, once in the late 13th century and again during the Great Cultural Revolution, much of the art was lost or dispersed. The iconography of the Drigung School is examined with regard to its three main periods - early, middle, and…

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Product ID: 9780991224111
Book Name: A Revolutionary Artist of Tibet: Khyentse Chenmo of Gongkar
Author Name: David P. Jackson
Price: USD 90
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In A Revolutionary Artist of Tibet author David Jackson focuses on the Khyenri style, the least known among the three major painting styles of Tibet, dating from the mid-fifteenth through the seventeenth century.

The painting of Khyentse Chenmo, the founder of the Khyenri style who flourished from the 1450s to the 1490s, was significant for his radical rejection of the prevailing, classic Indic (especially Nepalese-inspired) styles with formal red backgrounds, enthusiastically replacing them with the intense greens and blues of Chinese landscapes.…

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Product ID: 9781559392570
Book Name: Tibetan Thangka Painting: Methods And Materials
Author Name: David Jackson
Price: USD 43
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Tibetan Thangka Painting is the only detailed description of the techniques and principles of the sacred art of Tibetan scroll painting. It is the distillation of research carried out over a period of ten years, collected during five journeys to Nepal and India, and compiled from some twenty traditional painters. This book presents, step-by-step, the techniques used to make a thangka from the preparation of the canvas to the final application of the sacred syllables behind each completed figure. Separate…

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Product ID: 9781904982920
Book Name: Art of Merit: Studies in Buddhist Art and its Conservation
Author Name: David Park, Kuenga Wangmo, Sharon Cather
Price: USD 100
Description:

The Buddhist Art Forum - a major international gathering that explored the interrelation between the nature, creation, function, and conservation of Buddhist art from its earliest manifestations to the present - was held at the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2012, sponsored by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation and attended by artists, scholars, historians, conservators, officials and monks.

The aims of the Ho Foundation to promote the understanding of Buddhism and of The Courtauld to air the complex…

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Product ID: 9781932476008
Book Name: Portraits Of The Masters: Bronze Sculpture Of The Tibetan Lineages
Author Name: Heather Stoddard
Price: USD 95
Description:

Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism is rapidly becoming a part of our cultural landscape, an element of human civilisation with its own universal appeal. Nevertheless public awareness remains limited concerning the great teachers and visionaries who over fourteen centuries formulated and expounded the system of thought which in the 21st century seems the most contemporary of the world religions. And yet there is a rich written tradition dating back at least 800 years documenting their lives and teachings, and an even more…

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Product ID: 9781932476354
Book Name: The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan
Author Name: John Johnston, Terese Bartholomew
Price: USD 90
Description:

"The Dragon's Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan is the result of an unprecedented partnership between the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs of the Royal Government of Bhutan, and the Central Monastic Body (Dratshang). This groundbreaking exhibition presents 110 paintings, sculptures, textiles, and ritual objects that are directly related to the Buddhist culture of Bhutan. With only a few exceptions, these items remain in ritual use in active monasteries and temples. The show…

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Product ID: 9781932476378
Book Name: MONGOLIAN BUDDHIST ART: MASTERPIECES FROM THE MUSEUMS OF MONGOLIA Volume I, Part 1 & 2: Thangkas, Em
Author Name: Edited by Zara Fleming and J. Lkhagvademchig Shastri
Price: USD 450
Description:

Mongolian Buddhist Art: Masterpieces from the Museums of Mongolia presents for the first time 441 masterpieces of Mongolian Buddhist art from five major Mongolian museums: the Bogd Kahn Palace Museum, the Choijin Lama Temple Museum, the Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts, the Erdene Zuu Museum and the Danzanravjaa Museum. Selected by the Centre for Cultural Heritage in conjunction with the curators of the participating museums, these pieces were chosen for their religious and historical importance, their aesthetic and technical quality,…

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