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Sacred Spaces and Powerful Places in Tibetan Culture


Sacred Spaces and Powerful Places in Tibetan Culture

Author(s) : Huber, Toni
Publishers Price : 17.99
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Availability : Available by special order
ISBN : 8186470220
EAN : 9788186470220
Cover : Paperback
Pages : 404
Size : 238 x 157mm
Publisher : LTWA
Published : 1999
Category : Ecology and Buddhism
Category 2 : Tibet: Land and Culture
Synopsis:
A collection of essays which attempt to document and interpret the ways in which Tibetan people identify and relate to different categories of space and place.

The articles include: The Politics of Sacred Space in Bon and Tibetan Popular Tradition by Charles Ramble; Machig Zhama's Recovery by Hildegard Diemberger and Guntram Hazod; Mon-pa Revisited by Francoise Pommaret; Rethinking Tibetan Pilgrimage Practice by Toni Huber; Blue Lake of Amdo and its Island by Katia Buffetrille; Tibetan Guide for Pilgrimage to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar by Toni Huber and Tsepak Rigzin; Perceptions of Landscape in Karzha: Sacred Geography and the Tibetan System of Geomancy by Elisabeth Stutchbury; Internal and External Geography in Spiritual Biography by David Templeman; Transformation of Space in Tibetan Buddhist and Bonpo Ritual Dances by Mona Schrempf; the Role of Treasure Discoverers and Their Search for Himalayan Sacred Lands, and Political and Ritual Aspects of the Search for Himalayan Sacred Lands - both by Franz-Karl Ehrhard; Olmo Lungring by Dan Martin; Reading the Potala by Peter Bishop; the Reconstruction of Tibetan Sacred Space in China's Tibet by Charlene Makley; Ganja and Murdo: Pilgrimage Sites in Eastern Tibet by Lawrence Epstein and Peng Wenbin; and British Imperial Influence on Kailas-Manasarovar Pilgrimage by Alex Mckay.
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