A Realm of Splendor: The Alchi Monastery of Ladakh

July 1983
Archaeology;Jul/Aug83, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p55
Features resource materials for the article "A realm of splendor: The Alchi monastery of Ladakh," published in the July/August 1983 issue of the magazine "Archaeology". "Buddhist Wall Paintings of Ladakh," by C. Genoud and T. Inuoue; "Buddhist Monasteries in the Western Himalaya," by Romi Khosla; "A Buddhist Paradise," by Pratapaditya Pal; "The Cultural Heritage of Ladakh," by D.L. Snellgrove and T. Skorupski.


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