The Resource Pearl of the Snowlands : Buddhist printing from the Derge Parkhang, Patrick Dowdey, Clifton Meador

Pearl of the Snowlands : Buddhist printing from the Derge Parkhang, Patrick Dowdey, Clifton Meador

Label
Pearl of the Snowlands : Buddhist printing from the Derge Parkhang
Title
Pearl of the Snowlands
Title remainder
Buddhist printing from the Derge Parkhang
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Dowdey, Clifton Meador
Creator
Contributor
Author
Host institution
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Derge Parkhang (also called the Derge Sutra Printing Temple) is one of the foremost cultural, social, religious and historical institutions in Tibet. Founded in 1729 by Tenba Tsering, the fortieth King of Derge (1678-1739), the Derge Parkhang is a repository for more than 300,000 woodblocks and an active center for the publication of sutra, commentaries, tetra, and histories of Tibetan Traditional Buddhism. It is also home to a significant collection of woodblocks for printing thangka, prayer flags, mandala, and other spiritual images. Located on present-day Sichuan's border with the Tibetan Autonomous Region in the area called Kham or Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, the Derge Parkhang is the only survivor of the great historic Tibetan printing temples
Member of
Cataloging source
NOG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dowdey, Patrick,
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meador, Clifton,
  • Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies,
  • Columbia College (Chicago, Ill.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Block books, Tibetan
  • Printing
  • Book industries and trade
  • Derge Parkhang (Tibet)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Buddhist art
  • Buddhist art
  • Buddhist art
  • China
Label
Pearl of the Snowlands : Buddhist printing from the Derge Parkhang, Patrick Dowdey, Clifton Meador
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Catalog to accompany an exhibition held at Wesleyan University (September to November 2008) and Columbia College Chicago (September 2009). Contains essays, numerous photographs of the people, places, and process of the Derge Parkhang
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
444710021
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
152 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)444710021
Label
Pearl of the Snowlands : Buddhist printing from the Derge Parkhang, Patrick Dowdey, Clifton Meador
Publication
Copyright
Note
Catalog to accompany an exhibition held at Wesleyan University (September to November 2008) and Columbia College Chicago (September 2009). Contains essays, numerous photographs of the people, places, and process of the Derge Parkhang
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
444710021
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
152 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)444710021

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