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Author Gyurme Dorje, author
Title Jokhang : Tibet's most sacred Buddhist temple / Gyurme Dorje, Tashi Tsering, Heather Stoddard, André Alexander
Imprint London : Edition Hansjorg Mayer : In association with the Tibet Charitable Trust ; , 2010
New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Thames & Hudson
book jacket
 傅{21426  WX BQ6349.L432 G998 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001312222
Descript 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans (some color) ; 31 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280) and index
"Part 1 presents Zhakabpa's detailed inventory to the great temple; Part 2 compiles historical sources illustrating its importance in Tibetan life; Part 3 draws upon early historical material to highlight the temple's geomantic origins, the inauguration of the Great Prayer Festival and the early wall painings in the Jokhang; Part 4 explores the temple's intricate Indo-Nepalese architecture; Part 5 illustrates 108 bronze images from the Jokhang repository"--Dust jacket
Lying at the center of an ancient network of Buddhist temples in the Great Temple of Lhasa, the Jokhang Temple is the heart of spiritual and economic life in Tibet. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the atmospheric focal point of Lhasa, from which bustling narrow lanes of commerce radiate outward in all directions
Subject Gtsug-lag-khaṅ (Lhasa, China) -- History
Lhasa (China : District) -- Religion
Buddhist temples -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- History
Alt Author Tsering, Tashi, author
Stoddard, Heather, author
Alexander, André, author
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