New ! A Hundred Customs and Traditions of Tibetan People A Hundred Customs and Traditions of Tibetan People puts together everyday beliefs, practices, observances, and mannerisms of living life enriched by thousands of years of spiritual consciousness. Though it is hard to condense the rich customs and traditions of Tibet into it. From ceremonial rites, auspicious days and symbols to everyday beliefs, Tibetan opera and various kinds of dance forms to the five schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The tradition of naming a newborn to marriage customs and finally to the funeral rites, the author covers major aspect of Tibetan customs and traditions in a nutshell. Price : 175.00 INR
A Study of Tibetan Paper Money This fascinating study focuses on the numismatic aspect of Tibetan paper currency, arguably the world's most attractive range of banknotes. The author's meticulous research, complemented by colour reproductions of the notes, makes this a unique work which offers insights into Tibetan material culture of this country as well as tangible evidence of Tibet's independent status up to 1959. Price : 340.00 INR
New ! Account of a Pilgrimage to Central Tibet Account of a Pilgrimage to Central Tibet investigates a rare text, the dbus gtsang gi gnas bskor and its author ‘Jam-dbyangs-bstan-pa-rgya-mtsho, about whom very little was formely known. The Brag-dgon-pa lama made his pilgrimage in 1916, while visiting Tibet and meeting the 13th Dalai Lama. Price : 450.00 INR
New ! Don’t say No to a Tibetan (Dharamsala Chronicles) The Tibetans portrayed here are not represented as downtrodden victims, but as a courageous people waiting for an opportunity to show their worth. ”Don’t Say No to a Tibetan” is not a slogan. The title sends a message to the Chinese that the karmic retribution for treading on an innocent people will be great. The book makes a distinction between the brutal “no!” of the aggressor and the well thought out “No” of the person open to dialogue. Tibetans have a perfect right to say No to their colonizers. To learn to fight back as an organized movement is now a necessity. Price : 410.00 INR
New ! Escape to Freedom Since the Chinese occupation of Tibet in the mid-1950’s, hundreds of thousands of Tibetans have fled their beloved homeland in search of freedom. Many are children and teens who risk imprisonment, injury, and death. What awaits them after their dangerous trek across the border? What will their life be like in exile?
Using stories, interviews, and photos from Birgit van de Wijer’s Child Exodus from Tibet, Naomi C. Rose portrays the compelling tryth about these brave youth. A provocative and inspiring book! Price : 250.00 INR
New ! HIDDEN TIBET Tibet is the land of mysteries. It is not only about religion and occultism: its history remains largely hidden. This book disproves some of the erroneous views on the history and religion of the Tibetans. Price : 985.00 INR
Indian Press on India-China Relations Much has been written in the print media baout India's relations with China particularly on the border question.
The number of articles certainly prove that India's China policy is significant and a matter of concern - both to the Indian policy makers and the Indian public at large. Price : 150.00 INR
India's Tibet Policy India's Tibet Policy is an incisive analysis of situation leading to complete hold of Tibet by China during the last 50 years. Price : 100.00 INR
New ! Ladakhi Histories Ladakh’s geographical Location between the Himalaya and Karakoram mountains has exposed it to competing political and cultural influences from India, Central Asia and Tibet. This book points to Ladakh’s distinct Local identity, but argues that its Historical development can best of understood in a wider regional perspective. it contains twenty-three research papers from the international Association of ladakh studies(IALS), and draws on contributions from Historian, art Historians, linguists and anthropologists. Their sources include Ladakhi historial,documents,comparative linguistic research, visual evidence from temple architecture and inscriptions, John Bray is President of the International Association of Ladakh Studies. His Publications include A Bibliography of Ladakh(Warminister,1988.His Published research has focused on the History of European Political and missionary encounters in Tibet and the Himalaya border regions. Price : 600.00 INR
New ! Political and Military History of Tibet Vol - 1 The Political and Military History of Tibet is virtually the first comprehensive Tibetan military history. Based on many historical and biographical sources, including eyewitness accounts of many veterans of Tibetans' war of resistance against the communist Chinese in 1950-59, as well as the author's own experience during his military service in Tibet, this volume elaborates the evolution of the Tibetan Army and various wars it fought with foreign forces throughout the Tibetan history. Besides military history, this volume covers Tibetan political history, especially Sino-Tibetan political intricacies and Tibetan internal political struggle during the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as detailed description of the XIV Dalai Lama's miraculous escape to India in 1959 on the eve of PLA's violent suppression. Price : 430.00 INR