Overview:Ladakh: The Culture and Pele of "Little Tibet" - Over the course of five years, photographer David Vaala embedded himself in Ladakh, a mountainous corner of Northwestern India, to capture "Little Tibet": its landscapes, culture, and people. More than 150 full-color, large-format images focus on the rare cham dances, masked dance-dramas, which are a unique aspect of Tibetan Buddhism. Using a make-shift studio, Vaala documented these brief annual ceremonies that narrate the story of Buddhism's spread into Tibetan culture. The images immortalize the cham ceremonies with detailed portraits of individual cham characters from each of the four traditions of Tibetan Buddhism as practiced in Ladakh. Further celebrating this isolated region are spectacular landscapes that feature Ladakh's terrain, nestled between two great mountain ranges, the Himalayas and the Karakoram. Portraits reveal its nomadic people in intimate detail. This book is ideal for those interested in photography, anthropology, world travel, and Tibetan Buddhism and culture.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725685-9780764342813. It was written by the following authors: David Vaala. Book Ladakh: The Culture and Pele of "Little Tibet", which can be read online, published by the company: Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Travel, Art, Fashion, Maps, Spirituality, Photography, Beliefs. The book was published on 2013-03-28 00:00:00. It has 192 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1900 g. File for download Ladakh: The Culture and Pele of "Little Tibet" has PDF format and is called ladakh-the-culture-and-pele-of-little-tibet.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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