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Territory and Identity in Tibet and the Himalayas. PIATS 2000: Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Leiden 2000
This volume brings together papers dedicated to issues of territory as it relates to culture, language, and history. The volume is divided into sections by region, covering the cultural areas of centr...
Words and Deeds: Hindu and Buddhist Rituals in South Asia
Publisher's Description: Words and Deeds is a collection of articles on rituals in South Asia with a special focus on their texts and context. The volume presupposes that a comprehensive defini...
The Hermitages of Sera
An introduction to the hermitages associated with Sera Monastery in the mountains north of Lhasa, Tibet, as well as descriptions of the physical layout and history of each of the nineteen hermitages. ...
Buddhaguptanātha: A Late Indian siddha in Tibet
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The Development of the Prabhamandala in Early Tibetan Art
This paper traces the historical development of the prabhamandala, the back-support consisting of a throne and triumphal arch, on which deities are depicted in paintings and sculptures. From ea...
A Man of the Frontier – The Life and Times of Sonam Wangfel Laden La
Sonam Wangfel Laden La was a unique personality on the India Tibet frontier during the first three decades of the twentieth century. Born into a Sikkimese lama family, long established in Darjeeling, ...
Indo-Tibetan Schools of Art and Architecture in the Western Himalaya: The Instance of Ribba in Kinnaur
This paper looks at how Tibetan and Indian architectural styles combined in the Western Himalaya, taking the Lo tsA ba lha khang of Ribba as an example. The temple's structure and sculptures ar...
Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Issue 2
This is the second issue of the Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, edited by David Germano and released in August, 2006. (Ben Deitle 2006-08-01)
Ajanta. Handbuch der Malereien ('Handbook of the Paintings') by Dieter Schlingloff [review article]
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Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: Indian Buddhists and their Tibetan Successors
The book is structured into two parts (previously two separate volumes) – the first is devoted to a synoptic overview of the historical development of Indian esoteric Buddhism, and the second devot...
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