New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 2002
Seller ID: 103636
Is a powerful fictional account based on true story trickling from Tibet. In 1959, Communist China invaded Tibet under the pretext of liberating Tibet. What it brought in Tibet was miseries and destruction of the culture and values of one of the most peace loving nations in the world. Effort to gain certain degree of autonomy if not complete freedom is under way since the occupation. But the indifferent stand adopted by the Chinese side has made many young Tibetan restless. The Book reflects the growing frustration amoung the Tibetan youngsters in their effort to find a lasting solution to Tib... View More...
New Delhi, India, Paljor Publications/Library of Tibetan Works & Archives: 1997
Seller ID: 103637
Paper currency was only introduced into Tibet in the early 20 century, and yet Tibetan banknotes are arguably the most attractive among world currencies. The designs on the banknotes include both religious and national symbols, such as the snow lion and the lung rta ("wind horse"), and most are printed in vivid colours.This currency represents a unique blend of printing skills and the artistic genius inspired by a long historical tradition of Painting in Tibet. Those banknotes which survive are a testament to Tibet's independent status prior to 1959, and serve as a tangible reminder of... View More...