With wonderful photos of Tibetan people, practices, places and art that includes ritual items, statues, stupas, giant hillside paintings, prayer wheels, prostrating pilgrims, monks, thankas, the Dalai Lama using phurbas during a sacred sand-painting ceremony, the Potala Palace, colorful lama dancing, and other historical and contemporary depictions of Tibetan Buddhist life. In this book, the unique Tibetan Buddhist amalgam of shamanism, spiritualism, magic, and myth is explored and revealed through its stunning imagery. 145 illustrations, 32 in color. Published at $14.95, our price only $12.95. Imported from Britain. All color.
SACRED TIBET: Imagination, Magic, Myth By Philip Rawson. 128 Pages. 5x8 Paperback. Illustrated. Index.