The Buddhism of Tibet or Lamaism with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology, and in its relation to Indian Buddhism by L. Austine Waddell - xlviiii, 598 pp. - Second edition of 1959 (first edition 1895) - Sky-blue linen binding with titles, author and cover drawings on the spine and the Buddha on the front cover.
Enriched with eight illustrations (partly fold-out) and 175 text illustrations and photos.
Preface to the second and first edition.
List of 8 illustrations and 175 text illustrations.
List of abbreviations.
HISTORICAL: Changes in primitive Buddhsim leading to Lamaism, Rise, development and spread of Lamaism, Sects.
DOCTRINAL: Metaphysical sources, Morality, Scriptures and literature.
MONASTIC: Order of Lamas, Daily life and routine, Hierarchy and re-incarnate Lamas.
BUILDINGS: Monasteries, temples and cathedrals, Shrines and relics.
MYTHOLOGY AND GODS: Pantheon and images, Sacred symbols and charms.
RITUAL AND SORCERY: Worship and ritual, Astrology and divination, Sorcery and necromancy.
FESTIVALS AND PLAYS: Festivals and holidays, Sacred dramas, mystic plays and masquerades.
POPULAR LAMAISM: Domestic and popular Lamaism.
APPENDICES: Chronological table, Bibliography.
In good condition. The binding is in good condition, the spine is slightly discoloured. The inner hinge between frontispiece and title page is partly split. The binding work is in great condition. A stamp on the last flyleaf, otherwise without markings. The paper is clean and odourless.
A marvellous book.
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- Anzahl der Bücher
- Illustriert, Reisen, Religion
- Autor/ Illustrator
- L.A. Waddell (1854-1938)
- The Buddhism of Tibet or Lamaism with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology
- Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
- Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons
- Gebundene Ausgabe
- Anzahl der Seiten
- 23×15 cm