The realm of Tibetan Buddhism
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Published by Foreign Languages Press in Beijing .
Written in English



  • China,
  • Tibet.


  • Buddhism -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Art, Tantric -- Buddhist -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Buddhist art and symbolism -- China -- Tibet.

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Edition Notes

Statementtext, Li Jicheng ; photos, Gu Shoukang and Kang Song ; editors, Xiao Shiling and An Chunyang ; translation, Wang Wenjiong.
ContributionsKu, Shou-Kʻang., Kʻang, Sung., Xiao, Shiling., An, Chunyang.
LC ClassificationsBQ7604 .L513 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1045688M
ISBN 107119014080
LC Control Number93245613

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