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Gere, Richard

Summary: Actor Richard Gere is well known for his outspoken defense of the Tibetan people, his Buddhist beliefs, and his friendship with the Dalai Lama. What is less well known is that Gere has long been a serious and accomplished photographer. The 65 striking photos collected here document Gere's extensive travels in India, Nepal, Zanskar, and Tibet. All of Gere's profits from this book will be donated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown, and Co. 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 770 GER

Pattison, Eliot

Summary: "Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for his discovery when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts. In an ancient tomb by the old nun lies a gilded saint buried centuries earlier, flanked by the remains of a Chinese soldier killed fifty...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Lobsang Tubten Jigme Gyatso

Summary: A forefront Buddhist leader describes his witness to the torture and arrest of his family and teachers by Chinese authorities, his suffering at the sides of fellow monks under occupier "reeducation" practices, and his eventual escape to Tibet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 LOB

Karma-gliṅ-pa

Summary: Contains a translation of the key Buddhist text that follows a Buddhist priest and student as they guide a deceased person into afterlife, chronicling the progress of the soul through death and rebirth in three stages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 KAR

Govinda, Anagarika Brahmacari.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press. 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3923 GOV

Gyuto Monks

Contents: Yamantaka (27:44) -- Mahakala (26:58) -- #2 for Gaia (9:17).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rykodisc 1989

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Namkhai Norbu

Contents: The practice of Chöd -- The long life practice of Mandarava -- The song of the vajra.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Amiata 1993

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AISIAN NAM

Lehman, Steve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Umbrage Editions 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 951.5 LEH

Contents: Sangwa dFupa (41:18) -- Mahakala (18:31).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Elektra/Nonesuch 1988

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN TIB

Sherab Ling (Monastery : Himachal Pradesh, India)

Contents: Mahamudra lineage prayer & meditation -- Mahakala puja. Invocation and offering to Mahakala ; Receiving blessings and dedicating the merit to world peace and harmony.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos World [distributor] 2003

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN SHE

Coburn, Broughton

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1997

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 796.522 COB

Ricard, Matthieu.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3437 RIC

Contents: Ngontog Gyan, "ornament for clear realization" (12:44) -- Gaden Lhagyama, "the hundred Buddhas of Tushita" (13:25) -- Shar Gang-ri Ma, "the eastern snowy mountain" (6:03) -- Palden Yonten, "splendid knowledge" (11:35) -- Tsedrup, "life enhancement" (17:53).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ellipsis Arts 1996

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/ASIAN TIB

Summary: In Tibet, a once-sovereign nation for thousands of years, much of the country remains under harsh Communist Chinese rule and "patriotic re-education." The surviving Tibetan folk music shapes an endangered people's identity. Ngawang Choephel, a Tibetan musicologist who fled for India at the age of two, returned home to capture the music of his people. He was arrested and sentenced to eighteen...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2011

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC TIB

Thurman, Robert A. F.

Summary: Explores why the Dalai Lama has earned the world's love and respect, and how restoring Tibet's autonomy within China is not only possible, but also highly probable.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 THU

Wang, Holman

Summary: "Being a mom is eleven jobs in one! This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A general who rallies the troops (or unruly kids), a curator of modern art (or finger paintings), an archaeologist looking for buried treasures (or socks)... when Mom gets home from her day job as a carpenter, she never knows which job will be waiting for her,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAN

Summary: Studies mystical Tibetan yogis through interviews and demonstrations of their daily rituals. Presents the background of their existence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: JEHM Films 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV YOG

Pearlman, Ellen

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.3 PEA

Summary: The adrenaline-filled odyssey of five legendary kungfu monks in search of the American dream. The men in this movie are not only accomplished Zen masters but famous kungfu stars with huge followings. It also has footage and history of the Shaolin Temple in Henan province, & chronicles the creation of Zen and kungfu by a wandering monk named Bodhidharma 1500 years ago. Today the temple is a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KUN

Trungpa, Chögyam

Summary: This book is based on two historic seminars of the 1970s, in which ChOgyam Trungpa introduced the tantric teachings of Tibetan Buddhism to his Western students for the first time. Each seminar bore the title "The Nine Yanas." Yana, a Sanskrit word meaning "vehicle," refers to a body of doctrine and practical instruction that enables students to advance spiritually on the path of Buddha-dharma....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2001

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Farrer-Halls, Gill.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Theosophical Pub. House 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 294.3923 FAR

Summary: Follows the 4-year-search for the reincarnation of Lama Konchog. The Dalai Lama charges the deceased monk's devoted disciple, Tenzin Zopa, to search for his master's reincarnation, a child who may be anywhere in the world. Includes featurettes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNM

Khandro

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Shambhala 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 294.374 RIN

Fox, Jennifer

Summary: Recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual teacher, Western-born Yeshi struggles to maintain a normal family life while his father, a Buddhist teacher, tries to convince him to embrace his cultural heritage and destiny as a leader of the Tibetan people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MY