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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 €
9783895001819
Pakdeekham, Santi

Jambupati-sutra

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...

9783895001994
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...

9783895002878
Bühnemann, Gudrun

Buddhist Iconography and Ritual in Paintings and Line Drawings from Nepal

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 228 p., paperback / softback
34,00 €

This book is divided into three sections. The first section introduces one specific tradition of Siddhas transmitted by artists from Nepal. This artistic legacy, which is related...

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...

9783895006722
Fähnrich, Heinz

In den Bergen der Götter

Alte Glaubensvorstellungen, Überlieferungen und Bräuche bei den Georgiern des Kaukasus

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 164 p., paperback / softback
19,90 €

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Der Kaukasus, jenes Randgebirge unseres Kontinents, in dem die höchsten Berge Europas aufragen, bezaubert und...

9783895006760
Kleinmichel, Sigrid

Die Geburt des Propheten Muhammad

Drei Dichtungen aus Mittelasien

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 356 p., hardback
98,00 €

This volume focuses on the veneration of the prophet Muhammad in Central Asia towards the end of the 19th century. It presents three text that praise the birth of the prophet: the...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 10
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...

9783895009990
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...

9783895001802
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,...

9783895006609
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...

9783895005459
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...

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...

9783895004193
Pfluger-Schindlbeck, Ingrid

Verwandtschaft, Religion und Geschlecht im Aserbaidschan

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 220 p., hardback
69,00 €

The book relies on a 15months field research in an Azerbaijan village and treats gender spe-cific ideologies in the two domains of kinship and religion. It is shown, that the...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 08
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...

9783895004001
By Arne A. Ambros with the collaboration of Stephan Procházka

A Concise Dictionary of Koranic Arabic

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 392 p., hardback
49,00 €

A ”Concise Dictionary of Koranic Arabic” is the first dictionary of its kind to appear in well over a century, i. e. after a stretch of time during which, thanks to the endeavors...