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In Tibetan Buddhism, the mandala (from the Sanskrit for circle) is the depiction of an imaginary palace to be contemplated in deep meditation. To open the covers of the giant, luminous Celestial Gallery is to step inside an array of these intricate palaces, and to take a spiritual journey to the heart of Buddhism. By meditating on each symbol, and moving mentally toward its center, the viewer, a seeker of higher awareness, can encounter ever deeper levels of meaning. The folio size promotes an intense, hypnotic experience, giving readers the opportunity to explore these works of breathtaking brilliance in minute detail.

Ian A. Baker, acclaimed Tibetan scholar and author of the text in Shrestha's first book, The Tibetan Art of Healing, provides inspiring commentary to each painting. Best-selling author Deepak Chopra introduces Celestial Gallery, and Dr. Robert Thurman, preeminent authority on Buddhism, contributes an insightful afterword

Product Details

ISBN:
9780935112597
Introduction:
Shrestha, Romio
Introduction:
Chopra, Deepak
Author:
Baker, Ian A.
Author:
Shrestha, Romio
Publisher:
Callaway
Location:
New York
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Catalogs
Subject:
History - Asian
Subject:
Influence
Subject:
Art, tibetan
Subject:
Buddhas in art.
Subject:
Mandala in art
Subject:
Buddhism - Tibetan
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Religious
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
MCEER 00-0001
Publication Date:
20001101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
24 x 16.5 in 120.47 oz

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