Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land (2020)

Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land Michel Peissel Tibetan Pilgrimage Architecture of the Sacred Land By combining masonry with the skills of nomad tent makers Tibetan architects have produced unique magnificent buildings that for too long have remained obscure and underestimated It took author il
  • Title: Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land
  • Author: Michel Peissel
  • ISBN: 9780810959446
  • Page: 324
  • Format: Hardcover
Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land Michel Peissel By combining masonry with the skills of nomad tent makers, Tibetan architects have produced unique, magnificent buildings that, for too long, have remained obscure and underestimated It took author illustrator Michel Peissel, who speaks Tibetan, forty five years and twenty nine expeditions on foot and on horseback to reach the lesser known fortresses, chapels, and monasteBy combining masonry with the skills of nomad tent makers, Tibetan architects have produced unique, magnificent buildings that, for too long, have remained obscure and underestimated It took author illustrator Michel Peissel, who speaks Tibetan, forty five years and twenty nine expeditions on foot and on horseback to reach the lesser known fortresses, chapels, and monasteries that he sketched and painted for this book Tibet the impossible pilgrimage also reveals how the Tibetan nation and its culture are still very much alive even though Tibet has since been partitioned and appropriated by China, India, Pakistan, and Nepal Incredibly today, from the Himalayas of Nepal to Mongolia, from Baltistan and Ladakh across occupied Tibet to Kansu and Szechuan, hundreds of new, elegant buildings are still being built according to the finest Tibetan traditions This book is certain to foster an appreciation for the elegance of Tibetan architecture
Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land Michel Peissel

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One thought on “Tibetan Pilgrimage: Architecture of the Sacred Land

  1. Melissa

    I love the watercolor illustrations in this book I admit that it s also a favorite since my son bought it for me as a gift.

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