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Handicraft Trade Directory 2015

: Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal
: Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal

“Artistic Heritage of Nepal”

: Mr. Yadi Ratna Bajracharya
: Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal
: 1st 1500 copies in 1998
: 1
: US$ 10.00

The art and architecture exhibiting craftsmanship and skills of inhabitants of Kathmandu valley have won an international fame. The wrathful looking and peaceful images of different deities, stupas, vihars, temples are very interesting and appraised much. The preparation and construction of these have been based on the principle and philosophy of Bajrayan, Mahayan and Vastukala. It had been found successful to benefit millions of local people with job opportunities then. But as the western art and architecture get the access to the country our aged old craftsmanship and architecture began to deteriorate and disappear slowly because our young artisans are attracted toward to western art and architecture. On the other hand our traditional craftsmanship had not been lettered in black and white to pursue.
The present book has attempted to avail all artistic designs, countenances images drawing and sketches based on traditional art and culture which can be applied in the product of wood, metal stone respectively by those who are interested having the knowledge and skills through the book even these days to preserve, conserve and continue our aged old traditional and heritage.

“Sacred Art of Nepal”

: Mr. Min Bahadur Shakya
: Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal
: 1st 2000 copies in 2000 A.D
: 1
: US$ 30.00

The book accounts regarding the information of the Paubha (Newar) and Thanka (Ethnic Tibetan) the scroll painting which are being produced and growing very fast these days but the quality of it has been deteriorating day by day as the new generation of artist themselves are found not well aware of Nepalese style, the history, meaning of Paubha / Thanka and method of traditional paintings. On the other hand people interested in Paubha and Thanka are confused about newar Paubha and Tibetan Thanka. The book is brought into existence to arouse a global awareness of the fact that newar Paubha is predecessor to Tibetan Thanka and is proposed to make aware the new generation of artist, collector, general people interested in painting about the history of Nepalese art, meaning of Paubha / Thanka, method of traditional painting through the descriptive script and photo graphs and pictures of Paubha and Thanka prepared by prominent Nepalese Thanka writers.

“: Die Iknonographie Des Nepalesischen Buddhismus “

: Mr. Min Bahadur Shakya
: Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal
: Annette Siebeneck
: 1st, 1000 copies in January, 2005
: 1
: US$ 10.00

The book is envisaged to provide some facts, materials and information relating to Vajrayana Buddhism prevailing in Nepal and some from Tibet. It has been long felt craftsmen, Artist collector and above all the researchers that there was a dearth of books, which could quench the thirst for the extensive knowledge of Buddhism. The publication of the book provides a great extent of assistance to fulfill existing gap of knowledge regarding historical, cultural and religious meaning and artistic value of Buddhist Icons.

The book contains mainly the description of Dharmakaya, Sambhoyakaya, Nirmankaya, Gurus of Buddhism, Great Eight Boddhisattvas Form of Avalokiteshavara, Form of Manjushree, Form of Taras, Dharmapal, Lokpals and many more about the Iconography of Nepalese Buddhism.

” Short Description of God, Goddesses and Ritual objectives of Buddhism and Hinduism “

: Mr. Jnan Bahadur Shakya
: Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal
: 1st 5000 copies in 1989, 2nt 8000 copies in 1991, 3rd 3000 copies in 1994, 4th 5000 copies in 1995, 5th 10000 copies in 19966th 10000 copies in 19987th 10000 copies in 19988th 10000 copies in 19999th 20000 copies in 2000
: 1
: US$ 3.00

The book accounts shortly about the Buddhism and its sub sector like Himalayan Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism as well as Hinduism. It enumerates about the ritual objects that are used while observing and performing the different religion activities accordingly as per the Buddhism and Hinduism in the country. There are mentioned briefly about the god, goddesses and different deities who are homaged by Buddhist and Hindus respectively in the book. On the other hand it is also described very shortly regarding the postures, pedestals, gestures and sitting position of god goddesses and deities of Buddhism and Hinduism in the book.

 

Iconography of Nepalese Buddhism

: Mr. Min Bahadur Shakya
: 1st, 3000 copies (1994) 2nd 3000 copies in 1999
: 1
: US$ 10.00

The book is envisaged to provide some facts, materials and information relating to Vajrayana Buddhism prevailing in Nepal and some from Tibet.It has been long felt craftsmen, Artist collector and above all the researchers that there was a dearth of books, which could quench the thirst for the extensive knowledge of Buddhism.The publication of the book provides a great extent of assistance to fulfill existing gap of knowledge regarding historical, cultural and religious meaning and artistic value of Buddhist Icons.The book contents mainly the description of Dharmakaya, Sambhoyakaya, Nirmankaya, Gurus of Buddhism, Great Eight Boddhisattvas Form of Avalokiteshavara, Form of Manjushree, Form of Taras, Dharmapal, Lokpals and many more about the Iconography of Nepalese Buddhism.

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