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Tibet Michael Willis

Tibet By Michael Willis

Tibet by Michael Willis

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Providing an introduction to the extraordinary culture of Tibet, this book presents art, from the monumental temples and vivid wall-paintings to forests of prayer flags, and exquisitely detailed devotional statues of Buddhist, deities and saints.

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Tibet: Life, Myth and Art by Michael Willis

From Monumental Templates To Vivid Wall-Paintings - A Richly Illustrated Showcase For The Art Of Tibet In All Its Glory Tibet Is An Eye-Opening Introduction To This Extraordinary Culture Covering Themes That Have Long Preoccupied The Popular Imagination, Including: The Intricate, Multicoloured Mandalas, Which Are A Vision Of The Entire, Unfolding Universe; The Hero-Saints, Who Travelled Through Tibet Fighting The Spirits Of The Mountains And Valleys; The Dalai Lamas, Eternally Reborn Incarnations Of The Great Bodhisattva Of Compassion; And The Ferocious, Sword-Wielding, Multilimbed Gods That Act As Guardians To The Land And Its Religions. These Major Themes, And Many More, Are Interpreted Visually Through Iconography, Pattern, Motif And Symbolism, As Well As In Terms Of Their Underlying Historical And Spiritual Significance. A Superb Addition To Any Library Of Art And Imagination, Tibet Sets New Standards In Capturing The Achievements Of This Awe-Inspiring Civilization Through The Marriage Of Word And Image. This Book Feautres A Foreword By His Holiness The Dalai Lama.

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Tibet: Life, Myth and Art by Michael Willis
Used - Very Good
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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