Splendor Of Tibet: The Potala Palace, Jewel Of The Himalayas

Publisher: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill
SKU: DADAX1931907021
ISBN : 9781931907026
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Splendor of Tibet: The Potala Palace, Jewel of the Himalayas

Tibetan history, religion, and culture come together in this beautiful photography book about the Potala Palace, the palace of the Dalai Lamas. With origins going back to the seventh century, the Potala Palace is the most spectacular art and religious treasurehouse in all of Tibet. Featured are over 150 rare and extraordinary color photographs of murals, thang-ka paintings, stupa-tombs, Buddhist statues, and scriptures. Porcelain vessels, enamel work, jade ware, official Dalai Lamas' seals, and palace exteriors represent the awe-inspiring palace in all of its glory and show a broad spectrum of Buddhist life and the unique customs of Tibet.

Specifications of Splendor of Tibet: The Potala Palace, Jewel of the Himalayas

PublisherHoma & Sekey Books
Number Of Pages160
Publication Date2002-08-25
Height11.75 inch.
Length0.75 inch.
Width8.5 inch.
Weight2.3 pounds.

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