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Wisdom and Compassion:
The Sacred Art of Tibet (Revised and Expanded)

by Marylin M. Rhie, Robert A. F. Thurman, John Bigelow Taylor

ISBN 0810939851 / 9780810939851 / 0-8109-3985-1
Publisher Harry N Abrams
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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Acclaimed as the most important book ever published on Tibetan painting and sculpture, Wisdom and Compassion illustrates, explains, and celebrates 241 of the finest examples of Tibetan sacred art of the 9th to 12th centuries. Renowned experts Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A. F. Thurman offer insights into the religious meaning and use of tangkas, Buddhist iconography, and the aesthetics of tangka paintings, sculptures, and mandalas. [via]