The Sera Jey Monastery, reestablished near Mysore, India, houses 5,000 Buddhist monks living in exile -- including survivors of the destruction of the Tibetan monastery in 1959. Sheila Rock's moving portraits are a celebration of the everyday simplicity and subtle beauty of the ascetic life. More than a hundred duotone photographs document the compassionate expressions, emotional openness, and aura of serenity inspired by lives of renunciation and seclusion.
A percentage of the royalties from this book go to the Sera Jhe Health Care Committee in aid of various humanitarian projects.
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|Size: ||12.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Columbia University Press|
|Date published: || 2010|
|ISBN: ||9780231502955 (DRM-PDF)|
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