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Title: The Tibetan Book of the Dead

Description: The website for an exhibit entitled "The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Literature and Artwork on Prayer, Ritual, and Meditation from the Religious Traditions of Tibet, India, and Nepal (1998)." This electronic catalog contains introductory essays about Tibetan religion, Tibetan perspectives on death and dying, bookmaking in Tibet, and religious art. Also featured are many richly annotated images of Tibetan religious art and other objects of material culture used in South Asian Buddhist rituals.

URL: http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/exhibits/dead/
Subject: Nepal
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Arts
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Philosophical Literature -- Tantric
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Tibetan Buddhist Sectarian Literature -- Nyingma (rnying ma)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Tibetan Buddhist Sectarian Literature -- Bön (bon)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Material Artifacts -- Ceremonial Objects
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multimedia Collections -- Image Collections
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Liturgies and Ritual Manuals
Language: English
Source: Special Collections Library-University of Virginia (http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/index.html)
Resource Type: Collection
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2003-08-09 10:41:13
Date Record Checked: 2003-08-09
Date Last Modified: 2004-10-22 08:59:05
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