The Religions of Tibet
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Religions of Tibet by Giuseppe Tucci
Book DescriptionVery little is known in the West about Tibetan Buddhism in comparison with other eastern religions. This is partly because the vast literature which it has produced, and which illuminates its history, is still far from accessible. In addition there exists a deep division between monastic Lamaism and religion as it is lived by the people: the former is fragmented into many schools, while the latter shows numerous regional variations. The first comprehensive account of Tibetan Buddhism to be published in English since Waddell's "Buddhism of Tibet" appeared in 1894, this translation is certain to become the standard reference work on the subject.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780710306746
(225mm x 145mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Kegan Paul
Publisher: Kegan Paul
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Religions of Tibet, Paperback (August 1988)» View all books by Giuseppe Tucci
Applies a systematic analysis of parallels and interconnections among the religious practices of Tibetans. With a description and appreciation of rituals, architecture, and artifacts, this book offers a comprehensive rendering of the religions of Tibet - minus all the myths.
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