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A Tibetan English Dictionary Compact Edition

Author : Heinrich August Jäschke
ISBN : 8120830938
Genre : English language
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mutual interdependance. The second half of the book discusses, amongst
Category: English language

A Tibetan English Dictionary

Author : H. A. Jaschke
ISBN : 0486426971
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Assembled by a missionary during the mid-19th century, this dictionary has an outstanding reputation. Practical and nontechnical, it offers a full sense of Tibetan words in their common usage. Each word is defined in terms of both its written and conversational usage. An English-Tibetan vocabulary offers pronunciations for hundreds of words.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Practical Sanskrit English Dictionary

Author : Vaman Shivaram Apte
ISBN : 8120815688
Genre : Sanskrit language
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This Dictionary has been undertaken to supply a want long felt by the student, f a complete and at the same time cheap Sanskrit-English Dictionary. Very little need, I think, be said with regard to the necessity of bringing out a work like this, when the study of Sanskrit has received such a strong impetus during the last twenty five years. There have been four or five Sanskrit-English Dictionaries published till now; but very few of them fulfil the two essential conditions of the popularity and usefulness of such works: satisfying all the requirements of students and at the same time being within their easy reach. The Dictionaries of Professors Wilson and Monier Williams are very useful and valuable works, but their prices-particularly of the latter-are prohibitively high, and they do not also meet many of the most ordinary wants of Sanskrit readers. A student, while reading Sanskrit at School or College, generally expects that the Dictionary which he uses will give will give appropriate equivalents for such words and compound expressions as may have peculiar meanings or shades of meaning in particular passages.
Category: Sanskrit language

Tibetan Phrasebook 3rd Edition

Author : Sandup Tsering
ISBN : 1740592336
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This pocket companion is full of phrases to help you out in any situation - not just discovering Buddhist temples. You'll be talking your way around Tibet in no time. Includes - master menu vocab and script; - read up on festival rites and rituals - from incense-burning to cham dances; - get a handle on Tibetan grammar and pronunciation; - find your way around - by pedicab, taxi or bus; - take your understanding of Tibetan body language to higher plains.
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The Yogin And The Madman

Author : Andrew Quintman
ISBN : 9780231535533
Genre : Religion
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Tibetan biographers began writing Jetsun Milarepa's (1052–1135) life story shortly after his death, initiating a literary tradition that turned the poet and saint into a model of virtuosic Buddhist practice throughout the Himalayan world. Andrew Quintman traces this history and its innovations in narrative and aesthetic representation across four centuries, culminating in a detailed analysis of the genre's most famous example, composed in 1488 by Tsangnyön Heruka, or the "Madman of Western Tibet." Quintman imagines these works as a kind of physical body supplanting the yogin's corporeal relics.
Category: Religion

The Treasury Of Knowledge

Author : Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
ISBN : 9781559393898
Genre : Philosophy
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Jamgön Kongtrul's encyclopedic Treasury of Knowledge presents a complete account of the major lines of thought and practice that comprise Tibetan Buddhism. Among the ten books that make up this tour de force, Book Six is by far the longest—concisely summarizing the theoretical fields of knowledge to be studied prior to the cultivation of reflection and discriminative awareness. The first two parts of Book Six, contained in this volume, respectively concern Indo-Tibetan classical learning and Buddhist phenomenology. The former analyzes the traditional subjects of phonology and Sanskrit grammar, logic, fine art, and medicine, along with astrology, poetics, prosody, synonymics, and dramaturgy. The principal non-Buddhist philosophical systems of ancient India are then summarized and contrasted with the hierarchical meditative concentrations and formless absorptions through which the “summit of cyclic existence” can genuinely be attained. Part Two examines the phenomenological structures of Abhidharma—the shared inheritance of all Buddhist traditions—from three distinct perspectives, corresponding to the three successive turnings of the doctrinal wheel.
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Three Years In Tibet

Author : Ekai Kawaguchi
ISBN : UOM:39015012343201
Genre : Buddhism
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Category: Buddhism