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“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

“Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” By Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 20:08 / in Reading List

Published by Hirmer Publishers, “Alchi – Treasure of the Himalayas” by Peter van Ham, with Amy Heller and Likir Monastery, is the first comprehensive documentation of Alchi, the world-famous Buddhist monastery in Ladakh. Inside it houses thousands of rare and incomparable paintings and sculptures dating back to 11th-century Western Tibet.

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“Mural Art – Studies on Paintings in Asia” By Cristophe Munier-Gallard

“Mural Art – Studies on Paintings in Asia” By Cristophe Munier-Gallard

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 19:58 / in Reading List

Published by River Books in September 2018, “Mural Art – Studies on Paintings in Asia” is a series of 10 articles by the best scholars on mural art as it survives in Afghanistan, Xinjiang, Tibet, Myanmar, Thailand and Mongolia – from the 5th to the 18th century.

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High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth Summer 2018 Reading List

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 21:40 / in Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the Summer 2018 Reading List! We’ve updated the previous Winter Reading List to include 26 (!) more titles covering the span of the entire Tibetan Buddhist world. Please note the reading list is best viewed on your computer’s browser, each link opens in a new tab.

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“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

“Murals of Tibet” By Thomas Laird

0 by / on 18/07/2018, 17:26 / in Reading List

Published by Taschen in March 2018, “Murals of Tibet” by Thomas Laird is a SUMO-sized publication presenting the most precious surviving murals of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Contributing authors to the book are Robert A. F. Thurman, Heather Stoddard and Jakob Winkler. The Collector’s Edition comes with a bookstand designed by Shigeru Ban.

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Drungtok Kelsang Norbu – The Man Who Designed Tibetan Paper Money

Drungtok Kelsang Norbu – The Man Who Designed Tibetan Paper Money

0 by / on 07/06/2017, 23:44 / in History

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a short piece that circulated on WeChat on May 18, 2017, about artist and designer of Tibetan paper currency Drungtok Kelsang Norbu (1910-1966).

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