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Product ID: 9789937924597
Book Name: Himalayan Hostages: The First Alex and James Wildlife Adventure in Nepal
Author Name: Jane Wilson-Howarth
Price: USD 10
Description:

When 16-year-old Alex's parents ask him to deliver a mysterious package to their animal research camp in the Nepali jungle, he and his 12-year-old brother James do not have a clue about the trouble they are about to face. Making the ransom payment doesn't reunite the family but leads to an arduous journey through the dangerous dry forests at the foot of the Himalayas in pursuit of the thugs responsible for the kidnap.

Even with the help of their friend…

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Product ID: 9789937928809
Book Name: Emptiness in Indian Buddhism
Author Name: Musashi Tachikawa
Price: USD 16
Description:

About The Author: 
MUSASHI TACHIKAWA, Ph.D. (Harvard), is Professor Emeritus at National Museum of Ethnography, Osaka, Japan. His Publication Include The Structure of the World of Udayana's Realism(Reidel, 1980); Introduction to the Philosophy of Nagarjuna (Motilal,1997); Five Hundred Buddhist Deities (Adroit, 2001); A Ngor Mandala Collection (Vajra, 2006); and Mandala Deities in the Nispannayogavali (Vajra, 2016).

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Product ID: 9789937928816
Book Name: Nepal Britain Bicentenary Exhibition 2017
Author Name: Nepal Britain Society
Price: USD 45
Description:

Articles by:
The Awakening - Greta Rana,
My Life My Nepal - John Sanady,
The Festival of Friendship Celebrating in Visuals - Madan Chitrakar,
A Short History of the Development of Tourism in Nepal - Robert Marston,
Bicentenary Exhibition Nepal Catalogue - Dr. Mark F. Watson,
Memory Lingers on - Sagar SJB Rana,
Life of a Gurkha - Swosti Rajbhandari Kayastha

 

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Product ID: 9789937928823
Book Name: A Blessing for the Land: The Architecture Art and History of a Buddhist Convent in Mustang Nepal
Author Name: John Harrison, Christian Luczanits, Charles Ramble, Nyima Drandul
Price: USD 40
Description:

Book Description:

In Nepal’s Mustang District, on the right bank of the Kali Gandaki river facing the large settlement of Tshug (Chusang), is a low hill known as Gönpa Gang, the “convent ridge.” Standing on the ridge are the remains of a Buddhist site, Künzang Chöling. Until recently, nothing was known about the building beyond the fact that it had once been a nunnery, and it is hard now to imagine that a local ruler in the…

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Product ID: 9789937928830
Book Name: Silence No Longer : Artivism of Ashmina
Author Name: Ashmina Ranjit
Price: USD 50
Description:

Book Description:

With women and their lived experiences as her major themes - many people call Ashmina Ranjit a feminist. Her oeuvre includes paintings, installation and performance art and despite its very strong focus on 'women' as subjects, is not limited to it. She has effectively used art to magnify her voice about issues that she strongly feels for - issues ranging from oppression, the taboo issues of women's identity, sexuality and menstruation but also environmental and hard political issues.…

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Product ID: 9789937928847
Book Name: Words of a Gentle Sage: Collected teachings of Khenchen Appey Rinpoche Volume 1
Author Name: Edited by Christian Bernert
Price: USD 16
Description:

Chodung Karmo Translation Group

Edited by Christian Bernert, Foreword by HH the 41st Sakya Trizin, Preface by Khenpo Ngawang Jorden
Pages: PP. 225, Black and white
Year: 2018
ISBN: 9789937928847
Publisher: Vajra Books
Binding: Paperback

Book Description:

Many study the words of the Buddha and his disciples, but few are able to develop unshakable confi dence in his teaching based on thorough, personal investigation. Even fewer are those…

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Product ID: 9789937928854
Book Name: A New Dawn
Author Name: Mamata Pant Mishra
Price: USD 10
Description:

About the Book
Love, temptation, and desire are some of the most remarkable human feelings. These feelings are healthy when kept within the limits, however, if exceeded, one must prepare for destruction. This story is about me - Jara, and how became a victim to my emotions.

 

About the Author
Mamata Pant is currently residing in Australia. She is full-time mother and service holder, however, she has still managed to pursue her passion in creative writing. "A…

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Product ID: 9789937928861
Book Name: The Magical Monkey of Swayambhu
Author Name: Luke Davis
Price: USD 14.95
Description:

About the Book
The Magical Monkey of Swayambhu tells a story of a brave monkey. Machig, who is advised by a Lama to go on a journey to find the medicine that might heal Machig's ailing mother. Each being he encounters on his journey shares their own teachings and helps the monkey along his path complete with white-water rapidsm wild buffalo, elephants, crocodiles and wise teachers. At the end of the story, the monkey gives his own teachings on…

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Product ID: 9789937928885
Book Name: Across Borders : A Story of Norway Nepal Relationships
Author Name: Marit Bakke
Price: USD 15
Description:

The relationship between Norway and Nepal goes back to the 1950s, when Norwegians first went to Nepal as workers, volunteers, diplomats, and backpacking travelers. Norway offered and Nepal warmly received financial and professional assistance. As of 2018, thousands of Nepalis and Norwegians have worked together to address Nepal’s development issues and find practical solutions to age-old problems. This book presents an overview of some of the projects that Norwegian individuals and organizations have initiated in Nepal, often in collaboration with…

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Product ID: 9789937928892
Book Name: Everest Reflections on the Solukhumbu
Author Name: Lisa Choegyal, Sujoy Das
Price: USD 36
Description:

Date of Publication: May, 2019

Photographs By Sujoy Das / Text by Lisa Choegyal / Foreword by Sir Chris Bonington / Preface by Dr. Lhakpa Norbu Sherpa

'Mountain tourism, trekking and climbing, has changed sherpa lives since we took "last step" on Everest in 1978. They have become great mountaineers, and today i would like to see Sherpas take over the management of Sagarmatha - it is their mountain. I highly recommend this spectacular…

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Product ID: 9789937933001
Book Name: By the Way of the Border : Travels around the frontiers and beyuls of Nepal
Author Name: Maximillian Morch
Price: USD 10
Description:

Book Details
Book Size: 8.5 x 5.5
Pages: 198 Pages
ISBN: 9789937933001
Published date: 4/5/2019


About the Book

Whilst working and studying for a master’s degree at Nepal’s Tribhuvan University, Maximillian travelled to some of the furthest
and least known corners of Nepal, from the Far West Himalayas and old Tibetan trade routes to the politically charged plains of southern Nepal. In this collection of travels, we see another side…

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Product ID: 9789937933018
Book Name: Lama of Lamas The Life of the Vajra Master Chogye Trichen Rinpoche (2 Volumes)
Author Name: David P Jackson
Price: USD 80
Description:

*Ships via DHL*


About the Book

Lama of Lamas
is the inspiring and amazing life story of a modern buddha. Born in Tibet in 1919 into a venerable family of religious nobility, Chogye Trichen Rinpoche was enthroned as abbot of Nalendra Monastery when he was still just a teenager. After leaving his homeland as a refugee in 1959, he would eventually become in India and Nepal the revered guru of many of the greatest masters…

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Product ID: 9789937933032
Book Name: Tales from the Himalaya
Author Name: Henry Edmundson
Price: USD 52
Description:

About the Author:
Since 1965, Henry Edmundson has climbed and trekked in the Afghan Hindu Kush, the Pakistan Karakoram and the length and breadth of the Indian, Nepalese and Bhutanese Himalaya. He is a member of the Alpine Club and the Himalayan Club and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He resides in Cambridge, UK.


About the Book:

                                                                                                          RELIGION
“The cultural foundation…

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Product ID: 9789937933049
Book Name: Demons A Nepal Detective Story
Author Name: Arne Drews
Price: USD 4
Description:

An important statue is stolen from aa temple in Patan. In his third case, Inspector Sanjit investigates systematic theft of cultural aartefacts in Nepal. He touches the religious myths of the Newar people and the challenges of reconstruction after the earthquake of 2015.

"Arne Drews' third Nepal thriller also has much more to offer than just exciting entertainment. The book convets Nepalese ways of thinking and social resentment. With a love of detail, the author presents lifelike insights into a…

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Product ID: 9789937933056
Book Name: Women of the Third World : What we can learn from them?
Author Name: Claude W. Bobillier
Price: USD 15
Description:

Date of Publication: May, 2019
Binding: Paperback


Claude Bobillier is not all doom and gloom. He gives us inspiring examples of women’s liberation drawn from Nepal, Bangladesh, Morocco, Tunisia, Sahel, Rwanda, West Africa etc. He offers practical steps towards liberation and emancipation of women in the Third World. Bobillier’s vast  exposure as a Development Consultant covers many continents and what he writes is based on firsthand experience drawn from his works over the decades…

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Product ID: 9789937933063
Book Name: Journey to Distant Groves Profound Songs of the Tibetan Siddha Kalden Gyatso
Author Name: Victoria Sujata
Price: USD 35
Description:

These deeeply profound songs of experience by Gelukpa scholar and siddha Kalden Gyatso (1607-1677) express high levels he attains and low points and inner struggles along his spiritual path. Drawn from his Collected Gur, two hundred and forty-two songs, they have been organized thematically to reflect his rigorous quest for Buddhahood. Experts in Tibetology, lovers of poetry, and spiritual seekers from any tradition will be uplifted by these songs.

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Product ID: 9789937933087
Book Name: The practice of the tigle of the elements : Inner fire practice in the mother tantra
Author Name: Lopon Tenddzin Namdhak Rinpoche
Price: USD 16
Description:

Contents

Foreword by Geshe Gelek Jinpa Rinpoche
Introduction by Florens van Canstein

Part One
The Brief Exposition of the Channels, Winds and Tigles
Explanation how pure and impure bodies come into existence
Explanation of the channels
Explanation of the winds
Explanation of the tigles
Explanation of the letters

Part two
Explanation of How to Practice
The methods to control the body

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Product ID: 9789993369561
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews : Kenpo Nyima Wangyal (VOL I)
Author Name: Henry M. Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

What makes for a healthy mind? Each pocket-sized volume in this well-conceived series asks this very pertinent question, and other probing questions, of a different master.Edited by an MD interested in practical descriptions of how lamas experience and describe mental health on all levels. Very interesting material on Dzogchen and subtle states. Four different volumes of interviews with: Khenpo Tsewang Gyatso Khenpo Nyima Wangyal Lopon Tegchoke His Holiness Dalai lama, Lopon Tenzin Namdak and Lopon Thekchoke

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Product ID: 9789993369561
Book Name: The Healthy Mind Interviews : Kenpo Nyima Wangyal (VOL I)
Author Name: Kenpo Nyima Wangyal / Henry Miles Vyner
Price: USD 4
Description:

For the last twelve years, the physician and anthropologist Henry M. Vyner has been interviewing Tibetan Lamas for the purpose of developing an empirically valid theory of the defining characteristics of the healthy human mind. Vajra Books is publishing these interviews as a series of books that are being called The Healthy Mind Interviews. Each volume in this series will be devoted to presenting interviews that have been done with one specific lama. The exciting thing about these interviews is…

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Product ID: 9789993369592
Book Name: The Lawudo Lama
Author Name: Jamyang Wangmo
Price: USD 13.95
Description:

In the land of Nepal famous Sherpa guides, the Lawudo Lama, Kunzang Yeshe (1865-1946) was a beacon of inspiration due to his spiritual attainments. His life provides fascinating insights into the culture of the people who live in the shadow of the world highest mountain.His reincarnation, Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche, is now well known as a Buddhist teacher in the West and as the spiritual director of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT).

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