The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs

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An ultimate sourcebook to the symbolic language of Tibetan art. Hundreds of author Robert Beer's own exquisite line drawings depict major Tibetan symbols and motifs--landscapes, deities, animals, plants, gurus, mudras (ritual hand gestures), dragons and other mythic creatures--ranging from complex mythological scenes to small, simple ornaments. Line art throughout.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9781570624162
SKU 30529158
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 157062416X
Release Date 1/16/2003
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Dimensions (in Inches) 12.25H x 8.75L x 1.25T
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Editors Note For artists, designers, and all with an interest in Buddhist and Tibetan art, this is the first exhaustive reference to the almost infinite variety of symbols found throughout Tibetan art--in line drawings, paintings, THANGKAS, and ritual objects.
Editors Note 1 An ultimate sourcebook to the symbolic language of Tibetan art. Hundreds of author Robert Beer's own exquisite line drawings depict major Tibetan symbols and motifs--landscapes, deities, animals, plants, gurus, mudras (ritual hand gestures), dragons and other mythic creatures--ranging from complex mythological scenes to small, simple ornaments. Line art throughout.
Editors Note 2 For artists, designers, and all with an interest in Buddhist and Tibetan art, this is the first exhaustive reference to the seemingly infinite variety of symbols found throughout Tibetan art in line drawings, paintings, and ritual objects. Hundreds of the author's line drawings depict all the major Tibetan symbols and motifs—landscapes, deities, animals, plants, gurus, mudras (ritual hand gestures), dragons, and other mythic creatures—ranging from complex mythological scenes to small, simple ornaments.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0400
Publisher Shambhala Publications

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