Introduction
The Tibetan Buddhist Wall Paintings of Lo Monthang, and Luri Gompa, Mustang, Nepal.

Marcia R. Lieberman*, Lama Ngawang Jorden**,
and Philip Lieberman*

* Brown University, Providence, RI 02912
** University of Chicago

 

CONTENTS

Tibetan Prayer

  1. Chanted by Lama Ngawang Jorden (1MB wav file)
  2. Text in Tibetan Script (gif file)
  3. English Translation of Prayer

Text:

  1. Introduction
  2. Mustang: Land; Brief History; Culture
  3. Brief Introduction to Basic Concepts of Tibetan Buddhism
  4. Tibetan Art
  5. A List of Common Symbols Used in Tibetan Art
  6. Jampa, Thubchen, and Luri Gompas
  7. Appendix A: Jampa Mandalas
  8. Appendix B: Inscriptions
  9. Acknowledgments
  10. Selected Bibliography
  11. Contact Information

Photographs:

  I) Going to Lo Monthang

 II) Paintings of Jampa Gompa, Lo Monthang

III) Paintings of Thubchen Gompa, Lo Monthang

IV) Paintings of Luri Gompa

ASCII Text Files: 
  The following webpage content is available in ASCII text format
  in the txtfiles directory.

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This website/DVD contains images of the wall paintings in both high resolution TIFF format and JPEG compression. The King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation and Village Development Committee of Lo Monthang agreed to make these images freely available to scholars and students of Tibetan Buddhism for non-commercial purposes. The photographs were taken by Philip Lieberman. The text was written by Marcia R. Lieberman and Lama Ngawang Jorden. Mary Codd and her colleagues at Growing Minds, Inc. scanned the slides, designed and created the website and the DVD. Patricia Schreiber prepared the wall layouts.


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