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Title: Records of Tho-ling : A Literary and Visual Reconstruction of the “Mother” Monastery in Gu-ge
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Roberto Vitali
One Sentence Summary: A survey of the history and buildings of Toling (tho ling) Monastery, including a reconstruction of the buildings and grounds.

Description: In two parts, this book surveys the history and buildings of Toling (tho ling) Monastery. Part One focuses on literary sources for Toling's history. Part Two utilizes literary, oral, and photographic evidence to "reconstruct" the buildings and grounds of the monastery. Appendices offer additional literary sources concerning Toling as well as surveys of nearby temples. Tibetan thangkas, sketches and paintings accompany the text in order to illustrate this reconstruction. (Kevin Vose 2004-03-23)

Contributor: Bianca Visconti
Cristophe Besuchet
Publisher Place: Dharamshala (H.P.), India
Publisher: High Asia
Amnye Machen Institute
Normalized publisher place: Dharamsala, HP
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 1999
Extent: 1 v. (226 p.) ; 30 cm
Subject: Toling Temple (tho ling gtsug lag khang)
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Architecture -- Tibetan Temples/Monasteries
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion -- Monasteries -- Region -- Tibet -- Western Tibet (mnga' ris)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion -- Temples -- Region -- Tibet -- Western Tibet (mnga' ris)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Archaeology -- Bellezza Bibliography
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Tibet and Himalayas
Temporal coverage: 10th century CE
11th century CE
12th century CE
13th century CE
14th century CE
15th century CE
16th century CE
17th century CE
18th century CE
19th century CE
20th century CE
Language: English
ISBN/ISSN: 8186227245
Illustrator: Laura Boutwell
Robert Powell
Mukti Singh Thapa
Bianca Visconti
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Resource Type: Book (single author)
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-03-23 18:08:58
Date Record Checked: 2004-03-23
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-09 10:12:30
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