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Mirror of the Buddha: Early Portraits from Tibet

In their art, Tibetans aimed at faithfully transmitting and preserving Buddhism as a spiritual discipline as they had learned it from earlier teachers. Each thangka painting was a small contribution to the larger cause of keeping Buddhism alive and radiant. In this third volume on Tibetan painting, David Jackson investigates painted portraits of early Tibetan teachers.

Item Weight : 4.25 pounds
Hardcover : 240 pages
ISBN-10 : 0984519025
ISBN-13 : 978-0984519026
Publisher : Rubin Museum of Art; Illustrated Edition (November 9, 2011)
Product Dimensions : 11.98 x 1.03 x 10.09 inches
Language: : English


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