Tibetan Mandalas: The Ngor Collection (First Edition, deluxe two-volume set): bSod nams rgya Mtsho

Tibetan Mandalas: The Ngor Collection (First Edition, deluxe two-volume set)

bSod nams rgya Mtsho

Editorial: Kodansha International, Tokyo, 1983
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First Edition. Square elephant folio 51 x 51 cm. Two volumes, each in a full-cloth slipcase. One of 300 sets issued. Fine condition.First volume consists of plates, 300 pages in 5-color offset. The second volume is a textual explanation to the iconography in the first volume, 340 pages in 2-color offset, with text in English, Japanese, Tibetan, and romanized SanskritAn exhaustively detailed and beautifully rendered reproduction of the renowed Ngor monastery collection of 139 mandalas, illustrating the rGyud sde kun btus, a treasury of esoteric tantric knowledge. The size of the volumes is meant to replicate the original dimensions of the Mandalas, produced by Tibetan artists on Indian Canvas at a size of 38.5 x 38.5 cm. The accompanying textual volume provides a comprehensive analysis, including a history of the collection, a preface by the head of the Sa skya school, an explanation of the system of the rGyud sde kun btus, and a complete list of the deities identified in each icon together with the relevant Sanskrit root texts and rGyud sde kun btus text for each respective teaching. Shipping and packaging billed at cost. N° de ref. de la librería 126412

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Título: Tibetan Mandalas: The Ngor Collection (First...

Editorial: Kodansha International, Tokyo

Año de publicación: 1983

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Edición: First Edition.

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