Murals of TibetPlease join Thomas Laird as he discusses TASCHEN's new landmark project Murals of Tibet. A World Heritage landmark, this SUMO-sized publication presents the most precious surviving murals of Tibetan Buddhist culture. For the first time, these astonishing and intricate masterpieces can be appreciated in blazing color and life-size resolution. Signed by his Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, the book is a revelation for scholars, aficionados of Tibet as well as for practitioners of Buddhism, yoga, meditation, and mindfulness. Collector’s Edition (No. 81–998), each signed by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and with a Shigeru Ban bookstand.
This Art Edition come with a large-scale reproduction of a mural depicting Buddha Shakyamuni, limited to just 40 copies. Printed in 8 colors on plaster and hand-gilded with 24-karat gold, this piece evokes all the overpowering radiance of its centuries-old original. The result is a work of breathtaking beauty and a truly immersive experience of the World Heritage landmarks preserved in our SUMO.