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Buddhism in the Land of the Gods Lahul : Western Himalayas

Prem Singh Jina, Satguru , 2010, v, 174 p, figs, maps, ISBN : 8170309220, $25.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Buddhism in the Land of the Gods Lahul : Western Himalayas

Contents: Preface. I. Physical features: 1. Ecological setup. 2. Name and meaning of Lahul. II. Travelogue: 3. Journey to Lahul. 4. Return journey from keylong to Leh by bus. III. History of Buddhism: 5. Buddhism in Lahul. IV. Buddhist monasteries: 6. Triloknath. 7. Kardang tib dvang gyab chosling monastery. 8. Gemur tib. dge mur Gonpa. 9. Gandola monastery. 10. Sha Shur monastery. 11. Some small Buddhist monasteries of 10-11 century in Lahul. V. Siddhas and lamas: 12. Yogi Gochang pa and his contribution of Durg pa order in Lahul. 13. Stag tsang ras pa : a great Siddha visited Lahul and strengthened drug pa order. 14. Nawang Tsering tib. dbang tse ring contribution for the propagation of Buddhism in Lahul. 15. Contribution of Lama Norbu for Busshim in Lahul. 16. The role of Deva Gyatso for the promotion of Drug pa order in Lahul. Bibliography. Index.

The present book on Lahaul contains five parts which deals with physical features, Travelogue, History of Buddhism, Buddhist monasteries Triloknath, Kardang Monastery, Gemur Gonpa, Gandola monastery, Sha Shur monastery, some small Buddhist monasteries of 10-11 century in Lahul, Siddhas and Lamas Yogi Gochand Pa Stag tsang ras pa, Nwang Tsering Lama Norbu Deva Gyatso.


The book contains maps illustrations bibliography and an index.

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