This volume is a vivid presentation of the life in and around Buddhist monasteries (or gompas) in Tibet and in the associated cultural region in Nepal. Bhutan and Himalayan India. The history, ceremonies, folk rituals, works of art, worship, education and daily living of the people in whose lives the monasteries play a large part are all described along with impressive full colour photographs. Himalayan forms of Buddhism are seen to be a very active element in the life of the area.
Himalayan Buddhist Monasteries
AuthorsRajesh, M. N.; Thomas L Kelly
PublisherLustre Press, India