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9783895009914
Habata, Hiromi

A Critical Edition of the Tibetan Translation of the Mahaparinirvana-mahasutra

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 492 p., cloth
88,00 €

The Mahāparinirvāṇa-mahāsūtra, the great sūtra on the parinirvāna of the Buddha, narrates the legends of the last time of the Buddha’s life in a particular way, which differs from...

9783895009389
Editor: Dotson, Brandon; Iwao, Kazushi; Takeuchi, Tsuguhito

Scribes, Texts, and Rituals in Early Tibet and Dunhuang

Proceedings of the Third Old Tibetan Studies Panel held at the Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Vancouver 2010

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 156 p., cloth
98,00 €

This volume presents new findings and original research concerning early Tibet and the social and the Tibetan Empire (c. 600–850 CE). Demonstrating the methodological breadth of...

9783895007231
Pahlke, Michael

Die Hagiographie des La phyi ba Nam mkha’ rgyal mtshan (1372 bis 1437)

Eine Studie über das Leben eines tibetischen Heiligen

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., cloth
98,00 €

This is the life story of a saint who is deemed to be the reincarnation of the most famous Tibetan hermit, rJe btsun Mi la ras pa. Due to his more than three-decades long abode in...

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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., 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...

9783895004551
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., 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...

9783895007248
Roesler, Ulrike

Frühe Quellen zum buddhistischen Stufenweg in Tibet

Indische und tibetische Traditionen im »dPe chos« des Po-to-ba Rin-chen-gsal

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 740 p., hardback
69,00 €

During the 11th and 12th centuries, Tibetan culture underwent fundamental changes. It was during this period that Buddhism became firmly rooted on the Tibetan plateau and its...

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Editor: Lumbini International Research Institute; Deeg, Max; Durt, Hubert

The Birth of the Buddha

Proceedings of the Seminar held in Lumbini, Nepal, October 2004

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 462 p., with dust jacket
68,00 €
Subseries: LIRI Seminar Proceedings Series Volume: 3
9783895004506
Editor: Franco, Eli; Zin, Monika

From Turfan to Ajanta

Festschrift for Dieter Schlingloff on the Occasion of his Eightieth Birthday

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 1136 p., with dust jacket
148,00 €
9783895003073
Berg, Eberhard

The Sherpa »Dumji« Masked Dance Festival

An ethnographic description of the ›great liturgical performance‹ as celebrated annually according to the tradition of the Lamaserwa clan in the village temple of Gonpa Zhung, Solu

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 234 p., paperback / softback
34,00 €
9783895006937
Roloff, Carola

Red mda' ba. Buddhist Yogi-Scholar of the Fourteenth Century

The Forgotten Reviver of Madhyamaka Philosophy in Tibet

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 500 p., cloth
98,00 €

Red mda’ ba gZhon nu blo gros (1348-1412) played a pivotal role in the history of Tibetan Buddhists' engagement with Indian Madhyamaka, especially with regard to Candrakirti's...

9783895006524
Sobisch, Jan-Ulrich

Hevajra and Lam’bras Literature of India and Tibet as Seen Through the Eyes of A-mes-zhabs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., cloth
68,00 €

The Hevajra Tantras and teachings of the 'Path with Its Fruit' (lam ‘bras) that originated in India have been central practices of Tibetan tantric Buddhism for a millenium. The...

9783895004964
Everding, Karl-Heinz; Dzongphugpa, Dawa Dargyay

Das tibetische Fürstentum La stod lHo (um 1265 bis 1642)

Die Geschichte der Herrschaftsbildung nebst einer Edition der Chronik Shel dkar chos ‘byung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 416 p., cloth
98,00 €

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Die Untersuchung über das Fürstentum La stod lHo erschließt anhand des gesamten zur Verfügung stehenden...

9783895005145
Kramer, Jowita

Kategorien der Wirklichkeit im frühen Yogacara

Der Fünf-vastu-Abschnitt in der Viniscayasamgrahani der Yogacarabhumi

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 232 p., cloth
79,00 €

This book investigates the concept of the five “categories” (vastu) in the Buddhist Yogacara tradition. The five vastus may be understood as an attempt at categorizing all aspects...

9783895003066
Ehrhard, Franz-Karl

Die Statue und der Tempel des Arya Va-ti bzang-po

Ein Beitrag zu Geschichte und Geographie des tibetischen Buddhismus

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 656 p., cloth
98,00 €

Study of the cult of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara in Mang-yul sKyid-grong in south-western Tibet based on the pilgrimage guidebook written by Brag-dkar rta-so sPrul-sku Chos-kyi...

9783895003554
Goepper, Roger; Stoddard, Heather
Editor: Kreide-Damani, Ingrid

Dating Tibetan Art

Essays on the Possibilities and Impossibilities of Chronology from the Lempertz Symposium, Cologne

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 144 p., hardback
35,00 €

During the past twelve years, international trade in Tibetan art has enjoyed an unprecedented upswing, as buyer demand has confronted limited supply. Prices have risen to dizzying...

9783895002632
Sobisch, Jan-Ulrich

Three-Vow Theories in Tibetan Buddhism

A Comparative Study of Major Traditions from the Twelfth through Nineteenth Centuries

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 596 p., cloth
58,00 €

Since the 12th century, a central feature of Buddhism in Tibet was its harmonizing of tantric practice with the moral codes of monastic discipline and Bodhisattva altruism. All...