Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symb download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Beer

Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symb download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Beer year 2003
  • Book name: Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symb
  • Author: Robert Beer
  • Release date: 2003/3/15
  • Publisher: SHAMBHALA PUBLICATIONS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9781590301005
  • Rating: 7.5 of 10
  • Votes: 780
  • Review by: Cullen Kovach
  • Review rating: 8.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 20 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols is a portal into the rich, multifaceted, and profound symbolism of Tibetan sacred art. Robert Beer provides a deep and encompassing insight into the vast array of symbols and attributes that appear within the complex iconography of Tibetan Buddhism. The succinct descriptions that accompany his detailed line drawings reveal the origins, meanings, and functions of these symbols. Beer unravels the multiple layers of symbolism and meaning contained within the iconography, affording the reader a panoramic vision into the deeper dimensions of this sacred art. Drawn largely from Beer's monumental work The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs, the meticulous brush drawings in this book depict all of the major Buddhist symbols and motifs, including the various groups of auspicious symbols; cosmological symbols; natural and mythical animals, such as the dragon, garuda, and makara; the entire assembly of ritual tantric implements and weapons; magical and wrathful symbols; handheld emblems, attributes, and plants; esoteric Vajrayana offerings; and mudras, or ritual hand gestures.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H21M4S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Religion: General, Art Books, Art History, Religious Subjects Depicted In Art, Buddhist Books, Industrial / Commercial Art & Design
  • Available formats: EPUB, TXT, PPT, DOC, TIFF, PDF, OEB, WORD. Compressed in ZIP, TBZ, RAR, TAR.Z
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 29.63 USD
  • Dimensions: 181x233x19mm
  • Weight: 668g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Boston, United States
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