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Golden Temple: a unique Newar Buddhist monastery

Golden Temple: a unique Newar Buddhist monastery

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Published by Min Bahadur shakya
The book describes all facets of Buddhist monastery such as legends, structures,festivals,iconography and so forth.
The book describes all facets of Buddhist monastery such as legends, structures,festivals,iconography and so forth.

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Published by: Min Bahadur shakya on Sep 17, 2009
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Hiraõyavarõa Mahàvihàra
 A Unique Newar Buddhist Monaster
Min Bahadur Shakya
Published by:
Nagarjuna Publication Pvt. Ltd.2004Patan, Nepal
Published by:Nagarjuna Publications Pvt. LtdFriends’ colony, BakhundoleLalitpur, NepalTel:5552118First Edition 2000 copiesBuddha Era: 2548English Era: 2004Nepal Era: 1124Cover Photo:
Hiraëyavarëa Mahävihära
Kväbaùäju (Çäkyamuni Buddha)
Typesetti ng & Layout Design by:
Milan Shakya
Cover Design:
Miroj Shakya
ISBN :Price:© All rights reserved by the authorPrinted at:Shakya Printing PressOm bahalKathmandu/Nepal
 A Note from the Publisher
There are innumerable cultural and religious sites in Nepal, but authenticbooks providing systematic and detailed information of them are very few.It is our great pleasure to publish this book on Hiraëyavarëa Mahävihäraof Patan written by the well-known Buddhist scholar Mr. Min BahadurShakya. This is the first book in English to provide authentic detailed infor-mation about the famous Newar Buddhist shrine.Nagarjuna Publication is a newly established publishing house, whichis dedicated to serve the society through publication of reference books,academic, research and popular books, anthologies etc., without restrictionof language and field of subject. We are also interested to publish a series of books on other famous cultural and religious sites of Nepal.We thank all the friends in the country and abroad, including Hwa yueFoundation of Taiwan, for their love and moral support, which NagarjunaPublication has been receiving since its establishment.We’d like to offer a special thank to Hong Kong Avalokiteçvara Gar-den Ltd. for sponsoring the printing cost of this book.Dr. Sarbottam ShresthaNagarjuna Publications Pvt. LtdFriend’s colony, Bakhundole,Lalitpur, Nepal July 1st, 2004

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