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Himalayan Passages

Author : Andrew Quintman
ISBN : 9781614290926
Genre : History
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Explore new research on the religious and cultural traditions of the Himalayan Buddhist world. Over decades, hundreds of American undergraduates spending a semester abroad have been introduced to Tibetan culture in India, Nepal, and China by Hubert Decleer. A number went on to become prominent scholars in the field at institutions such as Yale, Berkeley, and Georgetown, and as a tribute to him they have put together this collection of cutting-edge research in Himalayan studies, bringing together contributions of this new generation with those of senior researchers in the field. This new research on the religion and culture of the Himalayan Buddhist world spans a broad range of subjects, periods, and approaches, and the diversity and strength of the contributions ensures Himalayan Passages be warmly welcomed by scholars, travelers, and Tibetan Buddhists alike. Highlights include: Donald S. Lopez, Jr. tells the story of Gendun Chopel's unusual visit to Sri Lanka in 1941. Leonard van der Kuijp examines the Bodhicittavivarana, an ancient work on the enlightened resolve to free all beings. Kabir Mansingh Heimsath compares Western and Chinese curatorial approaches to Tibetan modern art. Alexander von Rospatt illuminates the fascinating history and artistic details of the famous Svayambhu stupa in Kathmandu. Sarah H. Jacoby translates the short autobiography of Sera Khandro, the celebrated female Tibetan mystic of a century ago. Additional contributors include Franz-Karl Ehrhard, Ernst Steinkellner, Jacob P. Dalton, Iain Sinclair, Anne Vergati, Punya Prasad Parajuli, and Dominique Townsend.

The Great Himalayan Passage

Author : Michel Peissel
ISBN : UOM:39015027793077
Genre : Boats and boating
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The Trans Himalayan Origin Of The Hindus And Their Affinity With The Western Branches Of The Arian Race

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Himalayan Passage

Author : Jean Smith
ISBN : 9780595607457
Genre : Fiction
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As a sixteenth century Himalayan mountain girl, Tara knew a husband would be chosen for her. One day, Mughals riding sleek Arabian horses arrived seeking a woman prophesized to be one of the sultan's wives. Fear and excitement mingle in Tara's heart as she realizes she is the chosen one. Tara is taken to live in sultan Ibrahim's desert fortress. Since assuming power at eighteen, Ibrahim had established a vast empire where the arts flourished and religious tolerance meant peace. There, Tara joins Ibrahim's wives, each representing a region and religion, and quickly grows to love the exotic people and their rituals. Ibrahim is consumed by Tara's beauty and passion, and she quickly becomes his exclusive nightly companion. Tara's intelligence bonds her to Ibrahim's very first wife, Kiren. Together, Tara and Kiren serve Ibrahim, Tara as his lover and Kiren as his political advisor. As jealousy simmers among Ibrahim's wives, a southern governor, Bhaji, builds power by encouraging Hindu nationalism against Ibrahim's empire. Working against both time and karma, Tara, Kiren, and Ibrahim must devise a strategy to confront the tide of unrest. The task seems insurmountable as culture, religion, and ethnic politics collide in this riveting story of love, faith, and karmic tragedy.

The Himalayan Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015072439923
Genre : Himalaya Mountains
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From The Hebrides To The Himalayas

Author : Constance Frederica Gordon- Cumming
ISBN : OXFORD:600080924
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Unearthing Himalayan Treasures

Author : Volker Caumanns
ISBN : 9783923776627
Genre : Religion
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The Festschrift celebrates Franz-Karl Ehrhard, Professor of Tibetan and Buddhist Studies at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich from 2003 to 2019. Offered on the occasion of his 65th birthday, it comprises 26 papers by friends and colleagues to honour his outstanding and far-reaching contributions to the field of Tibetan Studies. Mirroring Franz-Karl Ehrhard's research interests, the papers centre on the religious and literary traditions of Tibet and the Himalayas, including sacred geography, religious history, philosophy, and studies in textual production and transmission.

Hidden Lands In Himalayan Myth And History

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ISBN : 9789004437685
Genre : Religion
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Hidden Lands in Himalayan Myth and History showcases recent scholarship, photo essays, maps, and translations about hidden lands (sbas yul) across the Himalaya, from historical and contemporary perspectives.

A Voice From The Himalayas The Chamba Mission How It Came To Be Begun And How It Has Been Carried On To The Close Of 1863 By William Ferguson

Author : Chamba Mission (CHAMBA)
ISBN : BL:A0019269233
Genre : Missions
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Inquiry Whether The Hindus Are Of Trans Himalayan Origin And Akin To The Western Branches Of The Indo European Race 2d Ed Rewritten And Greatly Enlarged 1874

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Genre : Brahminism
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The Plant Hunters Or Adventures Among The Himalaya Mountains

Author : Mayne Reid
ISBN : OXFORD:600059620
Genre : Adventure stories
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Author : Pati Ram
ISBN : MINN:31951P009338532
Genre : Garhwal (India : Region)
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On The Himalayan Front

Author : Satyanarayan Sinha
ISBN : UOM:39015065621826
Genre : Chinese
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Himalayan Glaciers

Author : Syed Iqbal Hasnain
ISBN : 8170239222
Genre : Glaciers
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The Early Cultures Of Szechwan And Yunnan

Author : Judith M. Treistman
ISBN : UOM:39015052560813
Genre : Sichuan Province (China)
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Himself A True Poem

Author : Hirendranath Mukerjee
ISBN : UOM:39015004306307
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Himalayan Circuit

Author : Gopal Das Khosla
ISBN : UCAL:B4303957
Genre : Himalaya Mountains
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Himalayan Geology

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European Bulletin Of Himalayan Research

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ISBN : UOM:39015057998919
Genre : Himalaya Mountains Region
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Himalayan Space

Author : Balthasar Bickel
ISBN : UOM:39015064937223
Genre : Anthropological linguistics
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