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Kieffer-Pülz, Petra


A Pali letter on monastic boundaries by King Rama IV of Siam

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 104 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

“Simavicarana” presents an annotated romanized edition of a letter composed in Pali by Thera Vajiranana - that is, by King Mogkut (Rama IV) of Siam when he was a monk before he...

Editor: Zimmermann, Michael

Buddhism and Violence

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 254 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

One of the aims of this volume is to provide material, based on critical, unbiased research illustrating the fact that, at particular moments in their history and in certain...

Pakdeekham, Santi

Pitakamala. »The Garland of the Pitaka«

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 380 p., paperback / softback
39,00 €

“Pitakamala” or “The Garland of the Pitaka” is a Northern Thai text that describes the Buddhist scriptures as they were traditionally transmitted in palm-leaf manuscripts kept in...

Soerensen, Per K.; Dolma, Sonam

Rare Texts from Tibet

Seven Sources for the Ecclesiastic History of Medieval Tibet

22.5 x 29.7 cm, 412 p., hardback
36,00 €

A preliminary perusal of a puplished set of rare and old bKa’-brgyud-pa manuscript texts that recently surfaces in Lhasa - collected and published under the cover-title „dPal ’Bri...

Berg, Eberhard

Building the Sherpa’s New Present in the Age of Globalization

The construction of a novel tradtion as well as a collective Sherpa identity in a new place through the performance of Tibetan Buddhist ritual celebrations: a close look at the present revitalisation of Sherpa Buddhism, culture, and society

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 288 p., soft cover with dust jacket
39,80 €

The central concern of this book is a detailed examination of both the strategy and the means employed whereby the Sherpas have been successfully managing the creation of a novel...

By Gudrun Bühnemann with Transliterations and Translations from the Newari by Kashinath Tamot

The Life of the Buddha

Buddhist and Saiva Iconography and Visual Narratives in Artists’ Sketchbooks from Nepal

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 204 p., soft cover with dust jacket
49,90 €

This book describes, analyses and reproduce line drawings from two manuscripts and a related section from a third manuscript. These are:
1. Manuscript M.82.169.2, preserved in...

Deeg, Max

The Places where Siddhartha Trod

Lumbini and Kapilavastu

84 p., paperback / softback
10,50 €
Subseries: Occasional Papers Volume: 3
Bühnemann, Gudrun

Buddhist Deities of Nepal

Iconography in Two Sketchbooks

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 126 p., paperback / softback
12,50 €
Subseries: Occasional Papers Volume: 4
Skilling, Peter; Pakdeekham, Santi

Pali Literature Transmitted in Central Siam

A catalogue based on the Sap Songkhro

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 470 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

„Pali Literature Transmitted in Central Siam“ is a manual of Pali literature. It gives the titles of 529 texts, the majority inscribed on palm-leaf, dealing with Buddhism and...

Eimer, Helmut

Testimonies for the Bstod-pa brgyad-cu-pa

An Early Hymn Praising Diamkarasrijñana Atisa

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 66 p., paperback / softback
6,50 €
Verardi, Giovanni

Excavations at Gotihawa and a Territorial Survey in Kapilavastu District of Nepal

Preliminary Report

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 64 p., paperback / softback
9,50 €
Subseries: Occasional Papers Volume: 2
Skilling, Peter; Pakdeekham, Santi

Pali and Vernacular Literature Transmitted in Central and Northern Siam

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 574 p., paperback / softback
28,00 €

„Pali and Vernacular Literature Transmitted in Central and Northern Siam“ is a preliminary survey of the pre-modern literature of Central and Northern Siam. Based on old records,...

Olalde, Liudmila

Zum Begriff ’namarupa:’

Das Individuum im Pali-Kanon

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 156 p., paperback / softback
24,00 €

Nāmarūpa (literally “name and form”) is widely known as a Buddhist term used to denote the the five “groups” (P. khandhas, Sk. skandhas) of which the individual is said to consist...

Pakdeekham, Santi


A synoptic romanized edition

29.7 x 21.0 cm, 200 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

The present volume is a romanized collation of four Pali manuscripts of the „Jambupati-sutra“, supplemented by Pali passages extracted from two old Thai-language versions. The...

Lumbini International Research Institute; Deeg, Max

Searching for the Dharma, Finding Salvation – Buddhist Pilgrimage in Time and Space

Proceedings of the Workshop "Buddhist Pilgrimage in History and Present Times" at the Lumbini International Research Institute (LIRI), Lumbini, 11 -13 January 2010

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 284 p., with dust jacket
39,80 €
Skilling, Peter

Buddhism and Buddhist Literature of South-East Asia

Selected Papers ed. by Claudio Cicuzza

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 296 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

The twelve essays in this volume survey aspects of Buddhism and Buddhist literature in pre-modern South-East Asia and Thailand, drawing on Pali and vernacular texts, liturgy, and...

Nyunt, Peter
Editor: Cicuzza, Claudio

A Descriptive Catalogue of Burmese Manuscripts in the Fragile Palm Leaves Collection

Volume 1

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 680 p., paperback / softback
88,00 €

We are pleased to present the three volumes compiled by Peter Nyunt in the series "Material for the Study ofthe Tripitaka". The Fragile Palm Leavcs Foundation manuscript...

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