Body & Spirit: Tibetan Medical Paintings

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"Our first encounter with these Tibetan medical paintings is filled with delight, wonder, and pleasure. Their boisterous colors, their exquisite detail, their marvelous array of subject matter, the often playful and energetic figures that people them - all these perceptions strike us at once. We are drawn to the paintings instantly but at the same time are beset with questions." - Janet Gyatso, from the Introduction The first full set of Tibetan medical paintings, or medical tangkas, were painted between 1687 and 1703 and ...

Body & Spirit: Tibetan Medical Paintings 2009, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295988696

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