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LAUF, DETLEF-INGO - Secret Relevation of Tibetan Thangkas  Picture meditation and interpretation of Lamaistic cult paintings

Title: Secret Relevation of Tibetan Thangkas Picture meditation and interpretation of Lamaistic cult paintings
Description: Aurum, 1976. Hardcover, quarto, 172pp., numerous colour & monochrome plates. Boards slightly rubbed, sunned at upper and lower edges. Otherwise fine in like dustwrapper; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. In Tibet these thangkas served as meditational aids in the worship of the buddhas, bodhisattvas and gods of Lamaism. The book introduces the iconography of Tibetan art and informs about the teachings and initiatory structures of Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism, as well as suggesting the psychological structures recognizable behind the outward appearance of these paintings. Parallel English and German text.

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Price: AUD 71.50 = appr. US$ 49.47 Seller: Lamdha Books
- Book number: 7427


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