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Himalayan nature : representations and reality

Author: Erika Sandman; Riika J Virtanen
Publisher: Helsinki : Finnish Oriental Society, 2011.
Series: Studia Orientalia, 109.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erika Sandman; Riika J Virtanen
ISBN: 9789519380759 9519380752
OCLC Number: 730247296
Notes: "Most of the papers ... were presented at the ... workshop that took place on 6-7 March 2008 at the Institute of Asian and African Studies, University of Helsinki": Pref.
Description: ix, 242 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface / Erika Sandman & Riika J. Virtanen --
Himalaya-Workshop : opening address / Klaus Karttunen --
"Looking over at the Mountains" : sense of place in the Third Karmapa's "Songs of Experience" / Ruth Gamble --
Repkong Tantric practitioners and their environment : observing the vow of not taking life / Tiina Hyytiäinen --
Toes and heels tormented by the hardened snow / Klaus Karttunen --
Holy grounds : landscapes in Tibetan thangka paintings / Pekka Lehtisalo --
Pilgrimage to Brag dkar sprel rdzong : presentation and translation of a pilgrimage guide / Nakza Drolma (Zhuoma) --
The main factors of biodiversity changes in East Tibet / Juha-Pekka Reilin --
The nature-deities in Tibet : a discussion of the tale "The subduing and putting under oath of Tibet's malignant Iha'dre" in Padma bka'thang / Thupten K. Rikey --
Effects of urbanization on water quality of the Bagmati River in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal / Reena Amatya Shrestha, Xiang Huang & Mika Sillanpää --
Medicine in India and TIbet : reflections on Buddhism and nature / Jaakko Takkinen --
Making museum collections : missionary Hilja Heiskanen's Himalayan artefacts / Pilvi Vainonen --
Dhondup Gyal and nature : interpreting poetic images of wind and cloud in two Tibetan works --
Review article: Correctness and controversies in Asian historiography / Juha Janhunen.
Series Title: Studia Orientalia, 109.
Responsibility: edited by Erika Sandman and Riika J. Virtanen.

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