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Tibetan Art of Healing
     

Tibetan Art of Healing

by Ian A. Baker, Romio Shrestha (Illustrator), Ian A. Baker, Romio Shrestha
 

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Romio Shrestha, Tibet's foremost traditional artist, uses the age-old technique of painting with rich minerals such as gold, lapis, and garnet to provide a beautiful re-creation of revered, 400-year-old, Tibetan "thangkas" on the art of healing--long considered lost. Tibetan scholar Ian Baker guides us through these exquisite paintings, unfolding their invaluable

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Romio Shrestha, Tibet's foremost traditional artist, uses the age-old technique of painting with rich minerals such as gold, lapis, and garnet to provide a beautiful re-creation of revered, 400-year-old, Tibetan "thangkas" on the art of healing--long considered lost. Tibetan scholar Ian Baker guides us through these exquisite paintings, unfolding their invaluable insights to remedies for a myriad of illnesses. Full color. Size D. 192 pp.

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Tricycle Magazine
This book vividly depicts the world of traditional Tibetan medicine, a science based on the inherent connection between mind and bodily health. Unique remedies include yak meat, sexual intercourse, and the dried blood of a murder victim.

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ISBN-13:
9780811818711
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.24(w) x 12.10(h) x 0.65(d)

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