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Imagining India: The Idea of a Renewed Nation

A visionary examine the evolution and way forward for India through a preeminent enterprise leader

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Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan: Stone Curlews to Owls

This enormous ten-volume sequence, the 1st quantity of which was once released in 1996, is the main entire and trustworthy reference paintings at the birds of the Indian subcontinent. A completely revised moment version with new plates, textual content revisions, and the addition of latest subspecies, it contains information regarding long-range migration and taxonomic adjustments, besides lifestyles heritage info, debts of habit, ecology, and distribution and migration documents.

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Vhoever, great or small, argues in that way, you arc not to ac t accordingly. ' (above) The stone pillar in L hasa which bears a bilingual inscription recording the treaty made in 821/822 between China and Tibet (below) A group of eighth - to ni nth-century chapels at gNos-gsa;' between Gyantse and Shigatse (above) Tomb of rNgog Blo-ldtm shes-Tah (eleventh century). An early example of a tiled pagoda-style roof combined with normal Tibetan building (see pages 141 and 160) (helow) The monastery of R va-sgreng, founded in 1056 by 'Brom-ston, who lived there until his death in 106...

The simplest and most common type is diamond-shaped, consisting simply of crossed sticks with threads connecting the arms, but far more complex ones, wheel-shaped or box-shaped or a combination of several different shapes, may be employed. The god or demon is caught in this device like a bird in a cage. He is given his ransom-offerin gs, a~d then dismissed by being hurled away. These contraptions are still used by the T ibetans, usually nowadays as part of Buddhist ceremonies, but their use goes presumably back to pre-Buddhist times.

Their military prowess is duly and sincerely admired; the size of their armies is frequently recorded, and probably inflated; their persistent and skilful methods in securing what they want are remarked on, and we have seen from a quotation (page 31) that some Chinese ministers warned against letting the Tibetans have copies of Chinese literary works in case they learned too much ; we may fairly presume that at this early period there were a few Tibetan scholars of literary Chinese at the Tibetan court.

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