Tibetan Art (General)
     Bon Art (Himalayan Region, Tibet and Nepal)
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     Nepalese Art

Tibetan Art (General)

A History of Tibetan Painting
The Great Tibetan Painters and their Traditions. David Jackson. Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Wien, 1996. (See a selection of paintings).

Buddhist Iconography: Compact Edition
Lokesh Chandra. International Academy of Indian Culture and Aditya Prakashan, New Delhi. Second reprint 1999.

Buddhist Symbolism in Tibetan Thangkas
The Story of Siddhartha and Other Buddhas Interpreted in Modern Nepalese Painting. Ben Meulenbeld. Binkey Kok Publications, 2001.

Deities of Tibetan Buddhism
The Zurich Paintings of the Icons Worthwhile to See (Bris sku mthon ba don ldan). Edited by Martin Wilson and Martin Brauen. Translated by Martin Wilson. Introduced by Martin Brauen. Wisdom Publications, Boston 2000.

The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs
Robert Beer. Shambhala, Boston, 1999.

The Iconography of Tibetan Lamaism
Antoinette K. Gordon. Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd., first 1914, first Indian edition 1978.

Lamaism in Sikhim
By Laurence Austine Waddell (1854-1938). Published 1894. An illustrated 19th century study of Himalayan Buddhism. First in a series of out of print books available for download.

Leaves From The Bodhi Tree:
The Art of Pala India (8th-12th centuries) and Its International Legacy. Susan L. Huntington and John C. Huntington. Seatle; London: The Dayton Art Institute, 1990. (See a selection of paintings).

Leaves of the Heaven Tree
The Great Compassion of the Buddha. (Avadana). Translated by Deborah Black. Dharma Publishing, 1997. (See a selection of related paintings).

Mandala: The Architecture of Enlightenment Denise Patry Leidy and Robert A.F. Thurman. New York: Asia Society Galleries, Shambhala Publications, Inc. 1998. (See a selection of paintings).

The Marvelous Companion
Life Stories of the Buddha (Jatakamala) by Aryasura. Dharma Publishing, 1983.

Mystic Art of Ancient Tibet
Blanche Christine Olschak and Geshe Thupten Wangyal. George Allen & Unwin, 1973.

The Mystical Arts of Tibet
Featuring Personal Sacred Objects of the Dalai Lama. Text by Glenn H. Mullin and Andy Weber. Photography by Bard Wrisley. Longstreet Press, Atlanta, 1996.

On the Path to Void
Buddhsit Art of the Tibetan Realm. Edited by Pratapaditya Pal. Marg Publications, 1996.

Ruthless Compassion
Wrathful Deities in Early Indo-Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Art. Rob Linrothe. Serindia Publications, London, 1999. (See the cover painting).

Sacred Visions Early Paintings from Central Tibet
by Steven M. Kossak, Jane Casey Singer. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999.

The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet by David Weldon, Jane Casey Singer. 2000.

Tibet: Tradition & Change
Pratapaditya Pal Albuquerque: The Albuquerque Museum, 1997. (See a selection of paintings).

Tibet a Lost World
Valrae Reynolds, Newark Museum, 1978.

Tibetan Art
Pratapaditya Pal, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1988. (See a selection of paintings).

Tibetan Art
Amy Heller. Antique Collector's Club. Suffolk, England, 1999.

Tibetan Art: Toward a Definition of Style
by Jane Casey Singer, Philip Denwood. 1997.

Tibetan Mandalas
(Vajravali and Tantra-samuccaya). Raghuvira and Lokesh Chandra. International Academy of Indian Culture. New Delhi, 1995.

Tibetan Religious Art
Loden Sherab Dagyab. (2 volumes). Otto Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 1977.

Tibetan Thangka Painting
David and Janice Jackson, illustrated by Robert Beer. Serindia, London, 1984.

Treasures of Tibetan Art
Collections of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art. Barbara Lipton, Nima Dorjee Ragnubs. Oxford University Press, 1996.

Wisdom and Compassion: The Sacred Art of Tibet. (Expanded edition). Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A.F. Thurman. Tibet House New York in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1996.

Worlds of Transformation
Robert Thurman, Marylin Rhie and David Jackson, Tibet House, New York, 1999. (Containing over 200 color plates of Tibetan paintings from the Rubin collection. See the paintings).

Bon Art (Himalayan Region, Tibet, Nepal)

The Arrow and the Spindle
Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet. Samten S. Karmay. Mandala Book Point, 1998. (See page 257 for a painting of Verna Nyina at the Musee Guimet, Paris, and compare with a similar painting in subject and style).

The Bon Deities Depicted in the Wall Paintings in the Bon-brgya Monastery
M.Mori. New Horizons in Bon Studies, Bon Studies 2. Edited by Samten G. Karmay and Yasuhiko Nagano. National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka 2000.

The Bon Religion of Tibet: the Iconography of a Living Tradition
Per Kvaerne. Serindia Publications, London, 1995.

Drung, Deu and Bon
Narratives, Symbolic Languages and the Bon Tradition in Ancient Tibet. Namkhai Norbu. Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1995.

Heart Drops of Dharmakaya
Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen, commentary by Lopon Tenzin Namdak. Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, New York, 1993.

The Little Luminous Boy
Samten S. Karmay. White Orchid Books, Orchid Press, Bangkok, 1998.

Mandalas of the Bon Religion. Bon Studies #1
Tenzin Namdak, Nagano and Tachikawa (eds.). National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, 2000.

New Horizons in Bon Studies (Bon Studies 2)
Edited by Samten G. Karmay and Yasuhiko Nagano. National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka 2000.

The Nine Ways of Bon
Excerpts from Gzi-brjid Edited and Translated by David Snellgrove. Praj�� Press, Boulder, 1980.

'Ol-mo-lung-ring, the Original Holy Place
Dan Martin. (Sacred Spaces and Powerful Places In Tibetan Culture: A Collection of Essays. Edited by Toni Huber. Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 1999). (See a painting of Olmo Lungring).

Tibet: Bon Religion
A Death Ritual of the Tibetan Bonpos. Per Kvaerne. Institute of Religious Iconography, State University Groningen. Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1985.

Bhutanese Art

Bhutan: The Early History of A Himalayan Kingdom
Micheal Aris. Aris & Philips Ltd., Warminster - England, 1979.

Francoise Pommaret. Photographs by Franciose Pommaret & Yoshiro Imaeda. Translated by Elisabeth B. Booz. Passport Books, (reprint 1998).

Bhutan: an overview
South Asia Bibliographies. University of California Library: Berkeley.

Nepalese Art

The Art of Nepal
Pratapaditya Pal. Los Angeles County Museum of Art in association with University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles and London, 1985.

The Arts of Nepal (2 volumes)
Pratapaditya Pal. Leiden/Koln, E.J.Brill, 1978.

Kathmandu Valley Painting
The Jucker Collection. Hugo E. Keijker. Shambhala, 1999. (See a selection of paintings).

Nepal Mandala: A Cultural Study of the Kathmandu Valley (2 volumes)
Mary Shepherd Slusser. Mandala Book Point, 1998.

Nepal: an overview
South Asia Bibliographies. University of California Library: Berkeley.