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Tales of Tibet

Tales of Tibet

sky burials, prayer wheels, and wind horses

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Chinese -- Tibetan authors -- Translations into English,
  • Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English,
  • Tibet (China) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSky burials, prayer wheels, and wind horses
    Statementedited and translated by Herbert J. Batt ; foreword by Tsering Shakya.
    GenreTranslations into English., Fiction.
    SeriesAsian voices
    ContributionsBatt, Herbert J., 1945-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15499421M
    ISBN 100742500527, 0742500535
    LC Control Number2001016216
    OCLC/WorldCa45714669

    About this Item: Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, Paperback. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. Folk Tales from Tibet is a collection of some of the most exquisite stories from Tibet recorded by Captain W F O'Connor.   Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://tr82b Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet .

    This book is a collection of Tibetan tales derived from the language of Kah-Gyur.   Ten Tales from Tibet A new book by Lama Lhakpa Yeshe Offers ten gentle yet powerful lessons exploring the very essence of Buddhism. Ten Tales from Tibet offers ten gentle, yet powerful, lessons exploring compassion, the very essence of Buddhism. A collection of poetic re-tellings distilled from ancient oral tradition, the stories have been specially [ ].

    I suspect this small book is just a sampling of the tales of Uncle Tompa and other Tibetan folk tales. Perhaps other collections will preserve more of the oral tales as old Tibetan culture gives way to Chinese and Tibetan-in-exile cultures. Uncle Tompa sure was a peculiar character willing to do bizarre things to make ends meet or to get laid. Summary: Vivid and varied images of Tibet spring to life in this first collection of fiction on the country ever translated into English. As the storytellers portray Tibetan hunting traditions, Buddhist lore, and burial rites, they lure readers into a haunting and unfamiliar land. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - .


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Narratives of Tibetan hunters, Buddhist rituals, and burial Vivid images of Tibet spring to life in this landmark book, the first to offer a selection of fiction by Tibetan authors, both men and women, ever published in the English-speaking world/5.

The Western world has become familiar with Tibet through the Buddhist teachings of Ãmigrà Lamas. With these tales of an outrageous popular rogue, Uncle Tompa (who manages to embody a spirit of popular wisdom despite his roguishness), we are introduced to another side of Tibet: a bawdy world of humor, and the Tales of Tibet book and tumble, everyday, secular life of the Tibetan people/5(4).

Eight Tibetan opera narratives express Buddhist concepts in myths and stories for the enjoyment and edification of readers of all ages. Timeless Buddhist ideas come to life in the myths and stories in Tales from the Tibetan Operas.

Poetically vibrant, these Tales of Tibet book classic lhamo stories have continued to delight and edify Tibetan audiences of all backgrounds, from village children to learned Author: Gavin Kilty.

Ten Tales from Tibet offers ten gentle, yet powerful, lessons exploring compassion, the very essence of Buddhism. A collection of poetic "This special little book is one to own and keep. Quickly read it through then return again and again to slowly absorb the simple wisdom of the tales and be inspired by the stark soaring photographs of Tibet's landscape."/5.

About the Author Sandra Benson is the author of the English-Tibetan Folktale Reader, the first collection of Tibetan folk tales used in English-language education in Tibet /5(9).

Despite its harsh geography and climate, Tibet has a very strong and ancient tradition of literature. The stories in this collection are taken from 'Tibetan Folk Tales' by A.L.

Shelton published in Back of The Book. Folk Tales from Eastern Tibet, an English translation of the traditional tales prevalent in the Amdo region of Tibet was originally published in Japanese by Professor Ryoshun Kajihama, Setsunam University.

This collection consists of twenty-eight tales; most of which come from the memories of the Tibetans. Folk Tales from Tibet book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. These 22 stories were collected and translated in by Capt.

F 3/5(10). About the Book “Many people who have some understanding of the situation in Tibet may not be aware of the country’s history.

This book makes a useful contribution to filling that gap. The author tells the tale of Tibet, recounting first the myths of the origin of the land and its people and then what historical documents record.

She explains how Tibet was once a major military power in. Tibet has no newspapers, either in English or Tibetan, and has therefore no means of exposing these falsehoods. In October the army of the People’s Republic of China marched to the edge of the Dalai Lama’s territory and sent a delegation after defeating a legion of the Tibetan.

SVEN HEDIN'S TALES OF TIBET; A Fascinating Book of Adventure, Discovery and Escapes A CONQUEST OF TIBET. By Sven Hedin. Illustrated. New York: E.P. Dutton & CO.

Sven Hedin's Tales of Tibet. Zeebra Books Fourteen stories by young writers from China and Tibet are collected in Tales of Tibet: Sky Burials, Wind Horses, and Prayer Wheels (edited and trans.

by Herbert Batt), a volume. Book Information: Tibetan Tales for Little Buddhas is a page picture book featuring three beautifully illustrated wisdom tales from Tibet. Wise men, dakini queens, and yetis are some of the fun and engaging characters that fill this book.

Each story, told in English and Tibetan, offers a fun, enchanting glimpse of Tibetan culture. The book is an English Translation of the Traditional tales prevalent in the Amdo region of Tibet It was originally published in Japanese by Professor Ryoshun Kajihama of Setsunam UniversityThis collection consists of twenty-eight tales; most of which Come from the memories of the Tibetans They convey a feeling Of the traditional nomadic friendships enmities conflicts and One can get a sense of his or her.

In Secret Tibet (In disguise amongst lamas, robbers, and wise men) is a travel book by author Theodore Illion, first published in English in Fantastic tales [ edit ] Inthe author set out to explore Tibet, dyeing his face with iodine and oil to avoid detection in a country that was closed to foreigners at the time.

About This Book. From Publishers Weekly Fourteen stories by young writers from China and Tibet are collected in Tales of Tibet: Sky Burials, Wind Horses, and Prayer Wheels (edited and trans.

by Herbert Batt), a volume intended to record and dramatize the relationship between Tibetans and. A collection of 14 gritty stories, the book features a solid preface by Tsering Shakya, which offers excellent context for Batt's strong translations An engaging, purposeful anthology.

Highly recommended. (CHOICE) [Tales of Tibet] should be read by all those who are interested in current development in Tibet and who are fond of good literature.5/5(1).

Summary: Tibetan Tales from the Top of the World contains three tales from Tibet, each told in English and Tibetan. In his foreword, The Dalai Lama writes, "Because the stories are set in Tibet, readers in other lands will naturally become aware of the existence of. Tibetan Tales for Little Buddhas is a picture book featuring three beautifully illustrated wisdom tales from Tibet.

Wise men, dakini queens, and yetis are some of the fun and engaging characters that fill this book. Each story offers a fun, enchanting glimpse of Tibetan culture/5(31). Brad Pitt as the Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer in the film adaptation of Seven Years in Tibet.

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Search Button. Categories Collectibles Movies & TV Blog Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: ISBN Tibetan tales, by .Collection of Tibetan folk tales on wroties of princesses and witches, dogs and demons, and frogs and mirgos, this book is offering a look into the various facets of Tibetan civilization.

Twenty eight stories from Tibet.In Tales from the Tibetan Operas, timeless Buddhist ideas are brought to life through enchanting myths and vivid stories. Poetically vibrant, these eight classic lhamo stories have continued to delight and edify Tibetan audiences of all backgrounds, from village children to learned scholar-monks and Dalai Lamas.

Western readers can now get a glimpse into ancient [ ].