Ladakh: crossroads of high Asia
This authoritatively written book is the first to study Ladakh, the celebrated last outpost of Tibetan civilization. Janet Rizvi shows how Buddhism and Islam met at this high-altitude crossroads to form a unique culture, and discusses the region's history, rich oral tradition, economy, literature, and artifacts.
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Aksai Chin Alchi ancient animals army Avalokiteswara Baltis Baltistan Basgo Bodhisattva Buddhas Buddhist caravans central Asia central Ladakh central Tibet centre century Chang-pa Chang-thang Chigtan chorten Chronicle Chushot crops culture dance Dards Dogra Dras Drug-pa du-khang dynasty early established festival fields Ge-lugs-pa glaciers gompa goncha gorge Guge herdspeople Himalaya images important India Indus valley Islam Jammu journey Karakoram Kargil Kargil district Kargil town Kashmir Khaltse kilometres king lamas Lamayuru landscape Leh district Lhasa metres monasteries monastic monks Moorcroft mountains Mulbekh murals Muslim Nubra paintings palace pashm passes perhaps plains plateau polo population Rangdum region religion religious river road route Rupshu Sakyamuni seems Sengge Sengge Namgyal Shayok sheep Shey social Srinagar style summer Suru valley Tashi temple Tibet Tibetan Tikse tion tourists town trade traditional travellers tsampa Tsaparang village visitors walls western Tibet winter women wool Yarkand Zanskar range Zoji-la