Ruthless Compassion: Wrathful Deities in Early Indo-Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Art

Boston: Shambhala, 1999.

354 pp. 17 color plates 221 black and white 4 graphs. 9.25 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in Very Good condition. Item #BOOKS010815I
ISBN: 1570624399

Well-researched an insightful analysis of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist iconography. Most black and white illustrations are of stone carvings. Most color illustrations are of paintings on various media. "Through careful examination of a large body of images as well as Sanskrit, Tibetan, and Indic texts, this lavishly illustrated volume traces the evolution of the forms and the unfolding significance of the wrathful deity in esoteric Buddhist sculpture." -publisher.

Price: $80.00

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