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Symbols of Tibetan Buddhism / foreword by the Dalai Lama ; text by Claude B. Levenson ; photographs by Laziz Hamani ; [translated by Nissin Marshall].

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Material Type
Book
Author
Levenson, Claude B.
Publication Info.
New York : Barnes & Noble, 2003.
Publication Info.
©2000

Details

Description
127 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series
Symbols of religion series
Symbols of religion series.
Note
Translation of: Les symboles du bouddhisme tibétain.
"Glossary": p. 126.
Contents
The wheel of time -- The wheel of life -- The wheel of the law -- Red hats and yellow hats -- The stupa -- The prayer wheel -- Sacred mantra -- The rosary -- The Altar -- Musical instruments -- The sacred scarf -- Thunderbolt scepter and bell -- Ritual bowl and dagger -- The auspicious symbols -- Offerings -- The scripture and the texts -- Mûdrâs -- The great prayer -- The masters of knowledge -- Master and disciple -- The protector of Tibet -- Târâ Drôlma -- The great protectors -- The fire ritual -- Monks and laity -- The meditator -- Pilgrimage -- The passage of death -- The Dalai Lama -- The lotus.
Subject
Buddhist art and symbolism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Pictorial works.
Buddhist art and symbolism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Spiritual life -- Buddhism.
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Rituals.
Buddhist art -- China -- Tibet -- Pictorial works.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Religious life and customs.
Added Author
Hamani, Laziz.
Added Title
Symboles du bouddhisme tibétain. English
ISBN
0760742367
9780760742365
$19.95