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3 edition of Buddhist Himalaya found in the catalog.

Buddhist Himalaya

David L. Snellgrove

Buddhist Himalaya

travels and studies in quest of the origins and nature of Tibetan religion

by David L. Snellgrove

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Himalayan Book Sellers in Kathmandu, Nepal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snellgrove, David L. -- Travel -- Himalaya Mountains Region,
  • Buddhism -- Himalaya Mountains Region,
  • Buddhism -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Snellgrove.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 344 p., [49] p. of plates (3 folded) :
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13633027M
    OCLC/WorldCa36332651

    The Great Game in the Buddhist Himalayas includes several unknown insights into the India-China, India-Tibet and China-Tibet relationships. It reads like a geopolitical thriller, taking the reader through the intricacies of reincarnation politics, competing spheres of sacred influence, and monastic and sectarian allegiances that will keep the.   The book, published by Penguin Random House India, tries to deal with the complexities of the Buddhist Himalayas - the interplay between religion and politics, the sectarian divides, the.

      In The Great Game in the Buddhist Himalayas: India and China’s Quest for Strategic Dominance Phunchok Stobdan makes us aware of yet another challenge where the interplay between Buddhism and the Himalayan belt is sought to be utilized by China to create additional spheres of influence, replacing the Indian stronghold over the Himalayan region Author: Anindya Jyoti Majumdar. Tummo (Tibetan: གཏུམ་མོ, Wylie: gtum-mo; Sanskrit: चण्डाली, romanized: caṇḍālī) is the fierce goddess of heat and passion in Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Tummo is found in the Mahasiddha Krishnacarya and the Hevajra Tantra texts.. As a breathing exercise, tummo (Tumo or Chandali yoga) is a part of tantric meditation cycles for yogic heat, developed around the.

      About 5,m (18,ft) above sea level in the Indian Himalayas sits the Tangyud Gompa Buddhist monastery, where snow can leave the monks in complete isolation for seven months a year. The monks. Himalayan Art Resources features thousands of artworks from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, India, China and Mongolia. The site presents art from leading private and museum collections, accompanied by scholarship, cataloging and interpretation.


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