Gateway to the Temple : Manual of Tibetan Monastic Customs, Art, Building and Celebrations

Gyatsho, Thubten Legshay; Jackson, David Paul ( translator );

Published by Ratna Pustak Bhandar, 1979
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Published in Bibliotheca Himalayica, Seried III Volume 12. First English edition (Tibetan Edition published in 1971.) Table of contents; Preface to the English edition; Preface to the first Tibetan edition. Parallel Tibetan text and English translation. Introduction with summary; Prefatory forward with verses of dedication; I. Entering the door if religion in the Tibetan monastic community; II. Establishing temples; III. Observing Holy days and special religious occasions; Epilogue; Translator's note. Addenda et corrigenda sheet pasted in. 20 plates and 17 drawings. ix + 88 pages + 2 color fold outs pasted in, 9.5 by 27.5 inches. 9.8 by 7.7 inches. RARE. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Gateway to the Temple : Manual of Tibetan ...
Publisher: Ratna Pustak Bhandar
Publication Date: 1979
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New
Edition: 1st Edition

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Book Description Kathmandu, Ratna Pustak, 1979. Condition: Sehr gut. Original cloth with dust jacket, ix,87 pp., 20 illustrations on plates, 18 illustrations in the text, large colour folding plates, dust jacket at the extremities of spine slightly frayed, very good condition. Very important book on the construction of temples, but also a contemporary source for the study of Tibetan painting. Edition translated by the well known Tibetologist David Jackson. Quite uncommon. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1050. Seller Inventory # 14578

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GYATSHO, THUBTEN LEGSHAY.
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Book Description Ratna Pustak Bhandar., Kathmandu., 1979. Folding colour plates, black and white illustrations, 88pp, text in Tibetan and English, a good copy in foxed and chipped dustjacket. Translated by David Paul Jackson. Seller Inventory # 159306

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