Author: Sagong Wangdu
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Tenzin Tsepak
Publisher: Library of Tibetan Works & Archives
ISBN/UPC (if available): 81-86470-96-4
A Hundred Customs and Traditions of Tibetan People puts together everyday beliefs, practices, observances, and mannerisms of living life enriched by thousands of years of spiritual consciousness.
Though it is hard to condense the rich customs and traditions of Tibet into it. From ceremonial rites, auspicious days and symbols to everyday beliefs, Tibetan opera and various kinds of dance forms to the five schools of Tibetan Buddhism.
The tradition of naming a newborn to marriage customs and finally to the funeral rites, the author covers major aspect of Tibetan customs and traditions in a nutshell.
1. Offering Substances
2. Customs and Traditions
3. Tibetan Performing Arts
4. Types of Design
5. Architectural Designs
7. Marriage Customs
8. Bon and the Five Traditions of Tibetan Buddhism
10. Things to Avoid
12. Death Ceremonies and Funeral Rites
13. Kinds of Decoration
14. Other Customs