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Tibet has existed since the beginning of human memory. It is a storehouse of great wisdom and has absorbed and preserved the teachings of many great Masters like Lord Buddha and so many others.
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 The Yogins of Ladakh: A Pilgrimage Among the Hermits of the Buddhist Himalayas  John Crook The Yogins of Ladakh: A Pilgrimage Among the Hermits of the Buddhist Himalayas   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
When John Crook of Bristol University began research in the Zangskar valley of Ladakh in 1977 his prime intention was to investigate the social anthropology of the area through studies of village life. In 1986 Crook returned to Ladakh with Tibetologist James Low to enquire fully into the social organization, history, meditational practices and philosophy of the yogins who still lived and practiced in the remote parts of the area. This book is a record of the author’s adventurous journeys... 
 The Treasury of Good Sayings - A Tibetan History of Bon  Samten G. Karmay The Treasury of Good Sayings - A Tibetan History of Bon   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
This volume is a partial translation of the Tibetan text, 'legsbshad-mdzod,' a history of the Bon religion. Bon is a pre-Buddhist system of belief in Tibet, which survived many persecutions, and still covered large parts of Tibet till occupation by Communist China in 1959. The book gives a full account of the ancient religion, its origins and developments, its struggles against the later imported Buddhism, and its fight for survival in spite of persecution and even abolition on two... 
 Dimensions Beyond The Known  Osho Dimensions Beyond The Known   $32.99  $24.74  Buy Now 
A fascinating journey into many mysterious realms of our existence, including what happens to a per-son after death, reincarnation, the esoteric roots of religious experience, and the dimension of time. There is also an account of the Tibetan practice of Bardo. The beauty of this book is that it explains metaphysical concepts in a simple and comprehensive way, at the same time presenting some challenging new perspectives on the universe and what makes it tick. About the Author: Osho was born on... 
 The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)  Bu Ston The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (Vol 1)   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
The History of Buddhism and Tibet contains the translation of the 2nd part of Bu-ton's History of Buddhism, beginning with the life of Buddha and ending with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan Lotsvas and Indian Pandits of Bu-ton's own period and immediately before him (XII and XIII cent.). The book contains translations of the Buddhist Cannonical texts, exegetical treatise from Sanskrit and numerous quotations from both sutra and sastra. Because of this it... 
 Religion of Tibet  Charles Bell Religion of Tibet   $12.99  $9.74  Buy Now 
This volume forms a sequel to the author`s Tibet: Past and Present and The people of Tibet. Like them, it is in part an historical account, in part a description of conditions in the earlier part of the twentieth century. Sir Charles Bell traces the history of the introduction to Buddhism, of the resistance and general decay of the older magic-worship of Ponism, and of the developments which have taken place within Tibetan Buddhism itself. The latter part of the book deals more particularly... 
 Oracles and Demons of Tibet  Rene De Nebesky-Wojkowitz Oracles and Demons of Tibet   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
This book, a reprint of a long out-of-print study sheds fascinating insights on the occult secrets of Tibetan mysticism. It details the classification, appearance, and attributes of the Tibetan protective deities, their iconography, sacrifices, ceremonies, oracles, ritual dances, black magic and their cult of weather making. Table of Contents: Part I: The Iconography of the Protective Deities The Protective Deities. Their Classification, Appearance and Attributes A. The Jig Rten Las Pai'... 
 The Karmapa Prophecies  Sylvia Wong The Karmapa Prophecies   $63.99  $47.99  Buy Now 
In 1981, the revered 16th Karmapa, head of the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism, passed away. His death set n motion a process to identify his reincarnated successor that originated 900 years ago with the 1st Karmapa who was the first Tibetan Buddhist master ever to reincarnate.  Since the early 1990's, the identification of the 17th Karmapa has been mired in controversy; causing a schism in the Karma Kagyu sect. two competing factions within the sect have recognized different... 
 The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (2 Vols.)  Bu. Ston, E.Obermiller The History of Buddhism in India and Tibet (2 Vols.)   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
The present volume contains the translation of the 2nd part of Buton's History of Buddhism, i.e. of the historical part proper. The latter begins with the Life of the Buddha and ends with an account of the work carried out by the Tibetan Lotsavas and Indian pandits of Buton's own period and immediately before him (XII and XIII Cent.), viz. the translation of the Buddhist kanonical texts and exegetical treatises from the Sanskrit. We have here, just as in the 1st Part, numerous quotations from... 
 Taranatha's History of Buddhism in India  Alaka Chattopadhaya/Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya Taranatha's History of Buddhism in India   $31.99  $23.99  Buy Now 
Writers on the political history of India find themselves obliged to take note of Taranatha's History, no less than those writing the history of Indian literature and Indian logic, not to speak of the investigators of the history of Buddhism itself.This English Translation of Taranatha's History of Buddhism in India belongs, indeed to the class of finest translations of Tibetan works in English. The age-old tradition of Tibetan translation of treaties with one Pandit of the source language and... 
 History of Western Tibet: One of the Unknown Empires  A.H. Francke History of Western Tibet: One of the Unknown Empires   $14.50  $10.88  Buy Now 
A History of Western Tibet is based on foreign and western Tibetan sources of information. The western Tibetan sources of information are records on stones and on paper. Records on stones cover the period 200 B.C. to 1900 A.D. Records on paper are the chronicles of the Kings of Leh. Though these are edited ones, much remains to be done. The readers will find A History of Western Tibet interesting which is the outcome of scholarly enterprise and research as much as of familiarity with the... 
 A Place Beneath the Pipal Tree  Greta Rana A Place Beneath the Pipal Tree   $18.49  $13.87  Buy Now 
This novel was first published in German by Ehrenwirth verlag, Munich, and is distributed through Luebbe Books as 'Im Schatten des heiligen Baumes'. It describes three generations of Sherpa women, the men in their lives, the times they lived in, and the dilemmas they faced.  While not over romanticising the past, when it was originally written it could almost have been prophetic in its misgivings about the future in an environment governed by status and taboo, in which women have to... 
 The Fate of Tibet  Claude Arpi The Fate of Tibet   $33.49  $25.12  Buy Now 
This book is an in-depth study of the origins of the fate of a nation. It begins from the time Buddhism was introduced in Tibet. It studies the evolution of the Priest-Patron Relationship with the Mongol Khans and later the Manchu Dynasty. It observes the effect of the appearance, in the eighteenth, of a new player on the stage: the British Empire with its 'large insect' expansionist policies and its rivalry with the Russian Empire. It looks at the conservative attitude of the Tibetan... 
 Born in Sin: The Panchsheel Agreement  Claude Arpi Born in Sin: The Panchsheel Agreement   $27.99  $20.99  Buy Now 
The Sacrifice of Tibet: A hundred years ago a young British Colonel, Francis Younghusband entered the holy city of Lhasa and forced upon the Tibetans their first Agreement with the mighty British empire. In signing this treaty with the Crown, Tibet was acknowledged as a separate nation by the British. Ten years later, London called for a tripartite Conference in Simla to settle the issue: British India, Tibet and China sat together at a negotiation table for the first time. The Simla... 
 Songs of Nepal - An Anthopology of Nevar Folksongs and Hymns  Seigfrried Lienhard Songs of Nepal - An Anthopology of Nevar Folksongs and Hymns   $11.95  $8.96  Buy Now 
An Anthopology of Nevar Folksongs and Hymns 
 Folk Tales from Tibet  Capt. W F O'Connor Folk Tales from Tibet   $10.99  $8.24  Buy Now 
Folk Tales from Tibet is a collection of some of the most exquisite stories from Tibet recorded by Captan W F O'Connor.  These tales were collected during his tenure as secretary and interpreter with the Lhasa Mission of 1904.  They were compiled at a time when the western world knew little or nothing about this mystical and exotic country. 
 The Land of the Lamas: Notes of a Journey Through China Mongolia and Tibet  William Woodville Rockhili The Land of the Lamas: Notes of a Journey Through China Mongolia and Tibet   $15.90  $11.93  Buy Now 
"Rockhill was a remarkable American orientalist who was a diplomat in Beijing. He was fascinated with Tibet, and worked for four years to study Tibetan (he was already fluent in Chinese).  In 1888 he resigned his position and set off westward from Beijing on the Silk Road.  His intent was to get to Lhasa disguised as a Chinese.  His plan was thwarted but, undaunted, he tried again a year later; this time he got within 100 miles of his goal. While... 
 And long and dark shall be the night  Claude Apri And long and dark shall be the night   $9.99  $7.49  Buy Now 
This study tries to understand some of the events which occurred in Tibet during the first part of the 20th century. 
 The Three Boys: And Other Buddhist Folktales from Tibet  Yeshi Dorjee The Three Boys: And Other Buddhist Folktales from Tibet   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
A virtuous young woman journeys to the land of the Dead to retrieve the still-beating heart of a king; a wily corpse-monster tricks his young captor into setting him free, the king falls under a curse that turns him into a cannibal; a shepherd who understands the speech of animals, saves a princess from certain death. These are just a few of the wondrous tales that await readers of this collection of Tibetan Buddhist Folktales. Fifteen stories are told for modern readers in a vivid, accessible... 
 Tibetan Buddhism: An Introduction  Sangharakshita Tibetan Buddhism: An Introduction   $11.49  $8.62  Buy Now 
A glorious past, a traumatic present, an uncertain future. What are we to make of Tibetan Buddhism? In the West it has an exotic, even glamorous image: there are books about secret teachings, and films about mysterious lamas. But if Western Buddhists are to learn anything of real value from Tibet, we must look beyond the merely exotic. Tibetan Buddhism, as Sangharakshita makes it clear, is a practical tradition with much to teach us. Table of Contents: Editorís Preface How Buddhism came... 
 Magic Ladakh: Land of Topsy Turvy Customs & Natural Beauty  Ganpat Gompertz Magic Ladakh: Land of Topsy Turvy Customs & Natural Beauty   $38.49  $28.87  Buy Now 
The high Snows in general and Ladakh in particular, exercise an attraction which is irresistible if, reader, you like me, love the quainter corners, the quainter people of the world even if, like me, you refuse to believe that this trait of ours is du to forgotten lives of our own-then in exchange for an hour or two of your time I will try to show you, as much as can be shown through the medium of mere words, one of the most fascinating  countries I have even seen-Ladakh, which I call... 
 Tibetan Book of the Dead  Robert A.F. Thurman Tibetan Book of the Dead   $16.49  $12.37  Buy Now 
The Tibetan Book of the Dead has been renowned for centuries as a classic of Buddhist wisdom and religious thought. More recently, it has become highly influential in the Western world for its psychological insights into the processes of death and dying-and what they can teach us about the ways in which we live our lives. It has also been found to be helpful in the grieving process. Composed in the eight century, it is intended as an aid to preparing for the trials and transformations of the... 
 Atisa and Tibet: Life and Works of Dipamkara Srijnana (alias Atisa) in relation to the History and Religion of Tibet with Tibetan Sources  Alka Chattopadhyaya(Tr.) Lama Chimpa(Guide) Atisa and Tibet: Life and Works of Dipamkara Srijnana (alias Atisa) in relation to the History and Religion of Tibet with Tibetan Sources   $44.99  $33.74  Buy Now 
The book opens with a full account of the baffling personality of the great Bengali Pandit Atisa or Dipamkara Srijnana, the greatest of the teacher reformers of Tibetan Buddhism. The author proceeds to portray the Tibetan background of early Buddhism and gives an account of the early history of Tibet and Indo-Tibetan connections, together with a study of Buddhism in Tibet from the seventh century onwards right down to the time of Atisa in the eleventh century A.D.ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Mrs. Alka... 
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