The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols

Written By Anonim
The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols
  • Publsiher : Serindia Publications, Inc.
  • Release : 01 August 2021
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
  • Pages : 262 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 8 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols written by Anonim which was release on 01 August 2021, this book published by Serindia Publications, Inc.. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Based on the author's previous publication The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs, this handbook contains an array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the essential Tibetan religious figures, themes and motifs, both secular and religious.

The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols

The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Serindia Publications, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : Based on the author's previous publication The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs, this handbook contains an array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the essential Tibetan religious figures, themes and motifs, both secular and religious....

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  • Publisher : Wisdom Publications
  • Release Date : 2000-03-01
  • Total pages : 624
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : An extraordinary encyclopedia of Buddhist icons. Illustrating the Rin 'byung brgya rtsa, the Nar thang brgya rtsa, and the Vajravali, the book is based on a collection of over five hundred images of Tibetan deities. The images, presented in the book at full scale, were originally created by a master ...

The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs

The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Total pages : 386
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : A facsimile reproduction of a lavishly illustrated treatise describing the iconometic principles and measurements at the heart of 17th century Tibetan art. It includes many drawings of buddhas, bodhisattvas and divinities, script types, and stupa models from the world of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism....

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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-01
  • Total pages : 760
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : As an incredibly diverse religious system, Buddhism is constantly changing. The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism offers a comprehensive collection of work by leading scholars in the field that tracks these changes up to the present day. Taken together, the book provides a blueprint to understanding Buddhism's past and uses ...

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  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release Date : 2016-06-15
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : No creature has quite the sting in our mythology and folklore as the scorpion. From the dawn of human civilization they have been a dangerous figure in our imaginations—poisonous, precise, and deadly quiet—but as Louise M. Pryke shows in this book, their bad reputation has overshadowed many exceptional ...

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  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release Date : 2012-12-19
  • Total pages : 304
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Summary : Many know of Shambhala, the Tibetan Buddhist legendary land of spiritual bliss popularized by the film, Shangri-La. But few may know of the role Shambhala played in Russian geopolitics in the early twentieth century. Perhaps the only one on the subject, Andrei Znamenski’s book presents a wholly different glimpse ...

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  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : Essays discussing transdisciplinary methodology introduce case studies on Buddhist manuscripts, inscriptions, art and oral traditions of the Indian Himalayas and Central Tibet. The research was carried out within the context of an Interdisciplinary Research Unit financed by the Austrian Science Fund....

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  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2019-06-17
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : Knowledge and Context in Tibetan Medicine is a collection of essays dedicated to the description and interpretation of Tibetan medical knowledge across different historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts....

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  • Release Date : 2013
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Summary : This book is a religious history of Pure Land Buddhism in Tibet covering developments from the ninth to the present century and focusing on its distinct literature and related religious practices. It contains as well an annotated translation of an important Tibetan Pure Land text....

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  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004-03
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  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : We can unlock the potential for happiness and satisfaction that lies within each of us by becoming aware of our mental processes and then applying discriminating wisdom to all our actions of body, speech, and mind." -Kathleen McDonald A Gift of Happiness is part of an inspirational series that delivers ...

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  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004-03
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  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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Summary : Based on long-term fieldwork in a rural Tibetan region in China's northwest (2002-13), 'The Battle for Fortune' is an ethnography of state-local relations among Tibetans marginalized underChina's Great Develop the West campaign and during the 2008 military crackdown on Tibetan unrest. The study brings anthropological approaches to states and development into ...

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  • Release Date : 2019-06-18
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781932476033
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