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Tibetan pilgrimage

architecture of the sacred land

by Michel Peissel

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Published by Harry N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Chinese -- China -- Tibet,
    • Temples, Buddhist -- China -- Tibet

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesArchitecture of the sacred land
      StatementMichel Peissel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA1546.T55 P45 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3396561M
      ISBN 100810959445
      LC Control Number2005008949

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With nearly a hundred exceptional watercolor illustrations, this book reveals the elegance, variety, and originality of Tibetan architecture in all its splendor.5/5(4).

He wrote twenty books mostly on his Himalayan and Tibetan expeditions. Peissel was an emeritus member of the Explorers Club and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Raised in England, Peissel later studied a year at Oxford University and the Harvard Business School and obtained a doctorate in Tibetan Ethnology Michel Georges Francois Peissel was a French ethnologist, explorer /5.

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Fluent in Tibetan, author-illustrator Michel Peissel spent 45 years investigating the remotest regions of Greater Tibet, embarking on 29 expeditions on foot and horseback to reach the lesser-known fortresses, chapels, and.

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The major national centres attracted pilgrims from both the Tibetan cultural world and from within neighbouring cultures such as India. In recent years, pilgrimage has resumed in areas where it had been forbidden by the Chinese authorities, and has now become one of the most prominent religious expressions of Tibetan national identity.

Current projects include a novel based on her Tibetan family history and a memoir about a pilgrimage to her ancestral homeland. She speaks and teaches in Asia, the U.S., and Europe; a longtime resident of Tokyo, she is Professor of American Literature at Japan Women’s University.

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Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Books, Toys, Games and much : Pilgrimage places in Tibet are of three kinds: natural sites (mountains, lake, and caves), man-made sites (city, monasteries, and temples), and “hidden lands,” or béyul (sbas yul).

A fourth type of pilgrimage must also be mentioned: pilgrimage to pay respects to a holy person, the holy person in such instances being considered a né. Book Overview Known for his beautiful and uplifting imagery and soulful, but intimate, portraits, Steve McCurry's photographic collection offers an intimate insight into the unique and dignified culture and religion of Tibet.

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In this major new work, leading scholars of Asian pilgrimage traditions discuss historical and contemporary aspects of pilgrimage within the Tibetan cultural world. Myths and legends, material conditions, textual sources, a modern pilgrim's impressions, political and economic influences, biographies and contemporary developments - all these and Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Tibetan pilgrimage: architecture of the sacred land. [Michel Peissel] -- With nearly a hundred exceptional watercolor illustrations and a comprehensive text, this book unveils, for the first time, Tibetan architecture in all its splendor. The English word “pilgrimage” has been used to translate the Tibetan nekor or nejel, which means to circumambulate or to meet a sacred place, respectively.

“Tibet” here refers not only to the modern Tibetan Autonomous Region but also to what has been called “Ethnographic Tibet.” This area includes the three provinces of Utsang, Kham, and Amdo, but also regions outside the modern Author: Paul B.

Donnelly. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gold, Peter, Tibetan pilgrimage. Ithaca, N.Y., USA: Snow Lion Publications, (OCoLC)   A top spiritual travel in Tibet reveals the religious, cultural and spiritual history dated back to more than a thousand years ago.

For a devoted pilgrim traveler to Tibet, a visit to the holy lake Manasarovar Lake or the Mount Kailash will be the eventual. Book Description. The Western image of Tibet as a sacred land is in many ways a mythical construction. But the Tibetans themselves have traditionally mapped out their land in terms of areas of sacred space, and pilgrimage, ensuring a high degree of mobility within all classes of Tibetan society.

Summary: In this work, scholars discuss historical and contemporary aspects of pilgrimage within the Tibetan cultural world. The book covers such areas as myths and legends, material conditions, textual sources, a modern pilgrim's impressions, and political and economic influences.

Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land is the result of forty-five years of study by author and illustrator Michel Peissel. In twenty-nine expeditions-on foot and on horseback-Peissel journeyed to the farthest reaches of the Tibetan world to sketch extraordinary monasteries and clifftop n: The Pilgrimage Journey in a Nutshell.

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Miles Neale is a contemplative psychotherapist, international speaker and author of Gradual Awakening: The Tibetan Buddhist Path of Becoming Fully Human. Miles leads the Two-Year Contemplative Studies Programs along with an annual pilgrimage to sacred sites in Buddhist Asia. The path to Buddha: a Tibetan pilgrimage.

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Mount Kailash at meters or feet altitude. Lake Mansarovar lies in front of Mt. Kailash. The lake freezes over in the winters and melts only in spring and is called Mapam Tso in Tibetan, meaning perpetually invincible.

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All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK About; Contact. PILGRIMAGE: TIBETAN PILGRIMAGE Pilgrimage, in the sense of an extended journey to a sacred place, has long been central to Tibetan life.

The word for pilgrim is gnas skor ba, "one who circles a sacred place." Thus the lexicon defines pilgrims by the rite they perform at the end of their journey. Although one may ride a horse to the pilgrimage site, one must as a rule walk around (or.

''This is the best way to make a pilgrimage,'' said Tserenduba, 41, who was camped with nine other men and women beside the highway some.

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Kham Pilgrimage will take you to Kham, Eastern Tibet. Highlights of this journey including the Yushu Horse Racing Festival, mountains and monasteries, grassland and nomads and cultural immersion in and around Yushu as a personal pilgrimage to Surmang.

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Buddhism - Buddhism - Buddhist pilgrimage: Within the first two centuries of the Buddha’s death, pilgrimage had already become an important component in the life of the Buddhist community.

Throughout early Buddhist history there were at least four major pilgrimage centres—the place of the Buddha’s birth at Lumbini, the place of his enlightenment at Bodh Gaya, the Deer Park in Varanasi.At a point along the famous pilgrimage path that encircles Ganden, I came upon a group of Tibetan pilgrims inspecting a deep crevice in a rock face.

When I enquired of an elderly man among the group about the significance of this spot, he ventured with earnest that it was a natural portal or “door” leading to a long underground passage or.day Tibetan Pilgrimage to Muktinath Mystical Muktinath lies high in the Himalayas near the border of Tibet.

Famous for its sacred fossils, holy river and incredible lunar-like landscape, Muktinath is one of Nepal’s most spiritual trekking destinations located in the famous Annapurna Range.