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2 edition of art of Tibet. found in the catalog.

art of Tibet.

Pratapaditya Pal

art of Tibet.

by Pratapaditya Pal

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Published by Intercultural Arts Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Tibetan -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAsia House Gallery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7346.T5 P28
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[90] p. and slide set (39 col. slides. 2 x 2 in.)
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4735493M
    LC Control Number78025168

    Liberation Through Hearing The Art of Dying (Tibetan Book of the Dead) – Guru Rinpoche. Liberation through Hearing, or more fully, The Great Liberation through Hearing in the Intermediate States (bar-do thos-grol chen-mo), has become widely known by its descriptive nickname used in the West, The Tibetan Book of the Dead. In this class, you’ll get, for free, 15+ hours of direct teaching from one of the most renowned translators, interpreters, and thinkers in the Tibetan world—Thupten Jinpa, who has worked for years as His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s principal English interpreter. Thupten Jinpa has never done anything like this before—this is a rare opportunity to see “behind the scenes” and get a.

    Acclaimed as the most important book ever published on Tibetan painting and sculpture, Wisdom and Compassion illustrates, explains, and celebrates of the finest examples of Tibetan sacred art of the 9th to 12th centuries. Renowned experts Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A. F. Thurman offer insights into the religious meaning and use of tangkas Reviews: 6. Tell us about A Tibetan Revolutionary, and the context of those who viewed Communism as the way to modernise Tibet in the s.. This is an extraordinary book, the first of its kind. It’s more or less the first time we hear the voice of a Tibetan still living in Tibet, in the form of an autobiography.

    The force of religion to claim political power is the focus of the exhibition and publication Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan Buddhism offered Inner Asian empires a symbolic path to legitimation as well as a literal means to achieving physical power: a ritual technology that we would characterize today as magic. In Secret Tibet (In disguise amongst lamas, robbers, and wise men) is a travel book by author Theodore Illion, first published in English in Fantastic tales. In , the author set out to explore Tibet, dyeing his face with iodine and oil to avoid detection in a country that was closed to foreigners at the time. Theodore Illion wrote three books about the country, Darkness over Tibet.


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