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The book is gorgeous so if you have a chance to see the exhibit in the next three years don’t let it pass you by.  Here is Tibet not embroiled in geopolitics, occupation, and human rights violations, but in its cultural and religious glory.  The book is A Shrine For Tibet: The Alice S. Kandell Collection by Marylin M. Rhie and Robert A. F. Thurman and published by Tibet House US.

Currently the exhibit will be at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC until July 18th under the title In The Realm Of The Buddha, and then will travel to the Rubin Museum Of Art in New York City.

Watch for the future schedule.  When Tibet finds peace, it is anticipated the collection will be reunited with home.

There are many fine books on Tibetan sacred art, fewer on the profane, but this one shines.  It is a must have for public and university libraries, and for private libraries where Tibet art and Buddhish thought are important.  It will earn its shelf space for generations.  Charles Marlin

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