Power Places of Kathmandu: Hindu and Buddhist Holy Sites in the Sacred Valley of Nepal

Overview

Award-winning photographer Kevin Bubriski captures in stunning detail the sacred places of Nepal's Kathmandu Valley. Noted scholar Keith Dowman provides history and commentary on the significance of the sites. 

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Overview

Award-winning photographer Kevin Bubriski captures in stunning detail the sacred places of Nepal's Kathmandu Valley. Noted scholar Keith Dowman provides history and commentary on the significance of the sites. 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892815401
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
  • Publication date: 9/28/1995
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 10.50 (w) x 13.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Bubriski has exhibited worldwide; his work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the International Center of Photography, all in New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson; and the Bibliothque Nationale, Paris.

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Table of Contents

Power Places of Kathmandu
Hindu and Buddhist Holy Sites in the Sacred Valley of Nepal
Map of the Kathmandu Valley
Introduction
1. Kathmandu
Svayambhunath
Boudhanath
Pashupati
Gokarneshvara
Jamadya or Sveta Matsyendranath
Teku Pachali Bhairava
Sankhu Vajra Yogini
Buranilkantha
2. Patan
Kwa Bahal
Bungadya or Rato Matsyendranath
Chobar Adinath
Kirtipur Baph Bhairava
Pharping Vajra Yogini
Shesh Narayana
3. Bhaktapur
Surje Vinayaka
Akasha Bhairava
Taleju
Changu Narayana
Namo Buddha
Glossary of Sanskrit and Newari Terms
About the Portfolios of Photographs
Acknowledgments

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