Title:Presents for Buddha: The Meaning of the Eight Auspicious Symbols in Tibetan Buddhism
Remarks:Colour Photographs, Appendix, Glossary, Bibliography.
Size:230 x 305 mm
The book about the eight auspicious symbols, which play a central role in Tibetan Buddhism, have been considered since time immemorial as the original presents that the Vedic gods handed to the newborn Buddha. The present book throws a different light on the millennia-old history of these auspicious symbols, retracing their origins in the Stone Age and revealing their earliest manifestations on various continents.