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Created: 20 Nov 1997. Last Updated: 9 May 1998.

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Books & CDs recommended by the editor of
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Titles listed on this page have been selected from the Amazon.com database on the grounds of their (1) authoritative content, (2) short delivery time and (3) comparatively lower price.

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The following books/CDs (this list is regularly updated - please let us know, if the title you need is not listed here)
can now be purchased online from the Amazon.com.

Books

  1. Adhe Tapontsang, Joy Blakeslee. 1997. Ama Adhe, the Voice That Remembers : The Heroic Story of a Woman's Fight to Free Tibet. Wisdom Publications.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Hardcover ]

  2. Annaud, Jean-Jacques et al. 1997. The Seven Years in Tibet : Screenplay and Story Behind the Film. Newmarket Pictorial Moviebook.
    [Ships in 24 hours / Hardcover ]

  3. Barnett, Robert (Ed). 1994. Resistance and Reform in Tibet. Indiana University Press.
    [Ships in 4-6 weeks / Hardcover ]

  4. Barnett, Robert (Ed). 1996. Cutting Off the Serpent's Head : Tightening Control in Tibet, 1994-1995. Human Rights Watch.
    [Ships in 4-6 weeks / Paperback ]

  5. Bell, Charles. 1988. Portrait of a Dalai Lama : The Life and Times of the Great Thirteenth. Wisdom Publications.
    [Ships in 4-6 weeks / Paperback ]

  6. Bell, Charles. 1992. Tibet Past and Present. South Asia Books.
    [Ships in 4-6 weeks / Hardcover ]

  7. Blackman, Sushila (Ed.). 1997. Graceful Exits : How Great Beings Die : Death Stories of Tibetan, Hindu & Zen Masters. Weatherhill.
    [Ships in 24 hours / Paperback ]

  8. Bsod-Nams-Rgyal-Mtshan, Delek cho Shastri (Transl.), Sakyapa Sonam Gyaltsen, Lama Choedak Yuthok, McComas Taylor. 1996. The Clear Mirror : A Traditional Account of Tibet's Golden Age : Sakyapa Sonam Gyaltsen's Clear Mirror on Royal Genealogy. Snow Lion Publications.
    [Ships in 2-3 weeks / Paperback ]

  9. Chapman, F. Spencer. 1977. Lhasa the Holy City. Books for Libraries.
    [Ships in 4-6 weeks / Hardcover ]

  10. Dalai Lama. 1991. Freedom in Exile : The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama. Harper San Francisco.
    [Ships in 1-2 weeks / Paperback ]

  11. Dalai Lama and Jeffrey Hopkins (Ed.). 1992. The Meaning of Life : From a Buddhist Perspective. Wisdom Publications.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  12. Dalai Lama and Glenn H. Mullin (Ed.). 1994. The Path to Enlightenment. Snow Lion.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  13. Fields, Rick. 1992. How the Swans Came to the Lake : A Narrative History of Buddhism in America. Shambhala Publications [3rd, revised and updated edition].
    [Ships in 24 hours / Paperback ]

  14. Goldstein, Melvyn C., Gelek Rimpoche, Lobsang Phuntshog. 1991. Essentials of Modern Literary Tibetan : A Reading Course and Reference Grammar. University of California Press.
    [Ships in 1-2 weeks / Hardcover ]

  15. Harrer, Heinrich. 1997. Seven Years in Tibet. Putnam Pub Group.
    [Ships in 24 hours / Paperback ]

  16. Hopkins, Jeffrey and Tenzin Gyatso (Dalai Lama). 1988. Kindness, Clarity, and Insight : The Fourteenth Dalai Lama, His Holiness Tehzin Gyatso. Snow Lion Publications.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  17. Hopkirk, Peter. 1995. Trespassers on the Roof of the World : The Secret Exploration of Tibet. Kodansha Globe.
    [Ships in 3-5 weeks / Paperback ]

  18. Johnson, Sandy (Ed.) [With introduction by H.H. Dalai Lama] 1997. The Book of Tibetan Elders : Life Stories and Wisdom of the Great Spiritual Masters of Tibet. Riverhead Books.
    [Ships in 24 hours / Paperback ]

  19. Kvaerne, Per. 1996. The Bon Religion of Tibet : The Iconography of a Living Tradition. Shambhala.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Hardcover ]

  20. Loden Sherab Dagyab Rinpoche, Maurice Walshe (Transl.), Robert Thurman. 1995. Buddhist Symbols in Tibetan Culture : An Investigation of the Nine Best-Known Groups of Symbols. Wisdom Publications.
    [Ships in 24 hours / Paperback ]

  21. Mullin, Glenn H. 1992. The Practice of Kalachakra. Snow Lion.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  22. Mullin, Glenn H. 1995. Death and Dying : The Tibetan Tradition. Penguin USA.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  23. Mullin, Glenn H., Andy Weber, Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi (Ed.). 1996. The Mystical Arts of Tibet : Featuring Personal Sacred Objects of H.H. the Dalai Lama. Longstreet Press.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Hardcover ]

  24. Mullin, Glenn H. (Transl.), Gyalwa Gendun Druppa. 1997. Training the Mind in the Great Way. Snow Lion.
    [Ships in 3-5 weeks / Paperback ]

  25. Norbu, Dawa. 1987. Red Star over Tibet. Envoy Press.
    [Ships in 4-6 weeks / Hardcover ]

  26. Norbu, Dawa. 1998. China's Tibet Policy (Durham East Asia Series). Curzon Press.
    [On order - soon to be available / Hardcover ]

  27. Palden, Gyatso, et al. 1997. The Autobiography of a Tibetan Monk. Grove Press.
    [Ships in 24 hours / Hardcover ]

  28. Powers, John. 1995. Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism. Snow Lion Publications.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  29. Rabten, Geshe and Ngawang Dhargyey, Brian Beresford (Transl.).1996. Advice from a Spiritual Friend. Wisdom Publications.
    [Ships in 1-2 weeks / Paperback ]

  30. Rawson, Philip. 1991. Sacred Tibet (Art and Imagination Series). Thames & Hudson.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  31. Samuel, Geoffrey. 1995. Civilized Shamans : Buddhism in Tibetan Societies. Smithsonian Institute Press.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  32. Surya Das Lama (formerly Jeffry Miller). 1997. Awakening the Buddha Within : Eight Steps to Enlightenment. Broadway Books.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Hardcover ]

  33. Trungpa, Chogyam, Kendra Crossen (Ed.), Esme Cramer Roberts. 1995. Born in Tibet. Shambhala.
    [Ships in 2-3 days / Paperback ]

  34. Tucci Giuseppe and Geoffrey Samuel. 1988. The Religions of Tibet. University of California Press.
    [Ships in 4-6 weeks / Paperback ]

Tibetan Music

  1. Diamond Path: Rituals Of Tibetan Buddhism Ships in 2-3 days
    Yamantaka Trochu / Audio CD / Released 1998

  2. Sacred Healing Chants Of Tibet Ships in 2-3 days
    Shartse Monks / Audio CD / Released 1992

  3. Seven Years In Tibet Ships in 24 hours
    Original Soundtrack / Audio CD / Released 1997

  4. Temple Music From Tibet Ships in 2-3 days
    Deben Bhattacharya / Audio CD / Released 1998

  5. Tibet Ships in 24 hours
    Mark Isham / Audio CD / Released 1989

  6. Tibet Ships in 2-3 days
    William Hooker / Audio CD / Released 1996

  7. Tibet, Tibet Ships in 24 hours
    Yungchen Lhamo / Audio CD / Released 1996
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  8. Tibet: The Heart Of Dharma Ships in 1-2 weeks
    David Lewiston / Audio CD / Released 1996

  9. Tibet: Musiques Sacrees Ships in 2-3 days
    Various Artists / Audio CD / Released 1994

  10. Tibetan Buddhism Ships in 2-3 days
    Shartse College Of Ganden Monk / Audio CD / Released 1990

  11. Tibetan Buddhism Ships in 2-3 days
    Various Artists / Audio CD / Released 1995


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