The Buddhist Himalayas: People, Faith and Nature (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Buddhist Himalayas A collection of photographs of the majestic landscape and Buddhist people of the Himalayas. They are accompanied throughout by contributions from 19 specialists on the region.
- Published: 21 October 2002
- Format: Hardback 424 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780500511015 ISBN 10: 0500511012
- Sales rank: 850,739
Full description for The Buddhist Himalayas
The Buddhist Himalayas is a stunning collection of photographs of the majestic landscape and Buddhist people of the Himalayas. The authors' unique intimacy with their subject is immediately apparent in these awe-inspiring images, presenting as they do a harmonious mosaic of the unmatched richness of the civilization at the Roof of the World. The pictures are accompanied throughout by contributions from nineteen eminent specialists on the region, who reflect on the political and spiritual personalities of the Himalayan world. The book comprises four sections - 'Birth', 'Life', 'Death' and 'Rebirth' - sections that reflect not only the cycle of our existence, but also the history of the Himalayas. These elements combine to make this the definitive work of reference on the Buddhist Himalayas in the 21st century.