The Cult of Pure Crystal Mountain: Popular Pilgrimage and by Toni Huber

By Toni Huber

The Tibetan district of Tsari with its sacred snow-covered height of natural Crystal Mountain has lengthy been a spot of symbolic and formality value for Tibetan peoples. during this e-book, Toni Huber presents the 1st thorough research of an incredible Tibetan Buddhist pilgrimage heart and cult mountain, and explores the esoteric and well known traditions of formality there. the main target is at the interval of the Nineteen Forties and '50s, simply sooner than the 1959 Lhasa rebellion and next Tibetan diaspora into South Asia. Huber's paintings therefore records Tibetan existence styles and cultural traditions that have mostly disappeared with the arrival of chinese language colonial modernity in Tibet. as well as the work's documentary content material, Huber deals dialogue and research of the development and that means of Tibetan cultural different types of house, position, and individual, and the perform of formality and association of conventional society on the subject of them.

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