Buddhist Symbols by Tatjana Blau

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These 145 illustrated Tibetan Buddhist symbols, and the instructions for incorporating them into everyday life, will please the eye, mind, and soul. Gaze upon Buddhas and Bodhisattvas who exist for the benefit of all living beings. Also: mudras (sacred gestures), good luck symbols, ritual structures, and more.
 

About Tatjana Blau

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Blau found access to her special field, Tibetan Buddhism, in her childhood home, where everybody was very receptive to Tibetan religion and cutlure.
 
Published May 1, 2002 by Sterling. 256 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Tibetan Buddhism, the most esoteric and symbolic of Buddhist traditions, relies heavily on several kinds of rituals ""that underscore the oneness of body, speech, and mind,"" including mudras (symbolic hand gestures), mantras (symbolic words) and mandalas (symbolic icons).

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