By: Albert Grunwedel (Author), Prince E. Ukhtomsky (Frwd), Dr Mrs Sushama Lohia (Tr.)
New Delhi, India, Aditya Prakashan: 2013
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 100013
The German work Mythologie des Buddhismus in Tibet und der Mongolei by the great Buddhologist Albert Grunwedel (Leipzig, 1900) has been translated into English for the first time by Dr. Mrs. Sushama Lohia who did her doctorate under the iconic Mongolist Prof. Walther Heissig. The book traces the development of the Buddhist pantheon in India, its dissemination to Tibet in the first period, Indian and Tibetan masters, and the conversion of the Mongols to the Gelukpa denomination who inherited the rich iconography of Lamaism. The major part is devoted to the iconics of the tutelary deities (yi.da... View More...