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The encyclopedia of Tibetan symbols and motifs

by Robert Beer

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Published by Shambala, Distributed in the United States by Random House in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Tibetan -- Themes, motives,
  • Symbolism in art -- China -- Tibet

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [5]).

    Other titlesTibetan symbols and motifs
    Statementtext and illustrations by Robert Beer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7346.T5 B43 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 368, [5] p. :
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22478510M
    ISBN 10157062416X

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    No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Beer, Robert. The handbook of Tibetan Buddhist symbols / Written and. The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols is a portal into the rich, multifaceted, and profound symbolism of Tibetan sacred art. Robert Beer provides a deep and encompassing insight into the vast array of symbols and attributes that appear within the complex iconography of Tibetan Buddhism. The succinct descriptions that accompany his detailed line drawings reveal the origins, meanings, and 5/5(1).

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Based on the author's previous publication The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs', this handbook contains an array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides 5/5(8).

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