Author:Antoinette K. Gordon

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At the Heart of the Empire: Indians and the Colonial Encounter in Late-Victorian Britain

By: Antoinette K. Gordon

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 010296

ISBN: 8121508509

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 293. View more info

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Tibetan Religious Art

By: Antoinette K. Gordon

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016048

ISBN: 8121507707

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Art in Tibet is expression of the religion. It is regarded not as a work of art, but as a vehicle for expressing in a world of form the metaphysical concepts of religion. Most of the art in Tibetan religion or Lamaism is used for worship-the thangkas, images, votive tablets and ritual masks. There are many things such as metal works, jewelry, charm boxes, musical instruments and other objects which are used for lay purposes, but are decorated with religious symbols. The materials and techniques employed by the monks are described in the Tibetan religious books, the Kanjur, the translated comma... View more info

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The Iconography of Tibetan Lamaism

By: Antoinette K. Gordon

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021862

ISBN: 8121502608

Condition: New


The rich cultural and spiritual heritage of Buddhism has recently been commanding increasingly serious attention among a wide public in the West. Lamaism, the Tibetan offshoot of Buddhism, has itself fascinated not only the specialists but also an expanding number of artists, students, and collectors who have been impressed by the subtlety of Tibetan religious thought and the quality of its art. And Tibetan art, with its brilliant colouring, decorative design, and subtle iconography, has come to be recognized as one of the outstanding achievements of religious art in the Orient. Tibetan art, h... View more info