Deborah Sommer

Deborah Sommer Deborah Sommer teaches Chinese culture and religions at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York.


The Wheel of Time Sand Mandala: Visual Scripture of Tibetan Buddhism

THE WHEEL OF TIME SAND MANDALA: Visual Scripture of Tibetan Buddhism Barry BryantHarperSanFrancisco: San Francisco, 1993.256 pp., $35.00 (hardback). Deborah Sommer TIBETAN SAND MANDALAS from the roof of the world have weathered the descent into the American spiritual consciousness with remarkable aplomb. In their homeland, they were shielded from both profane admiration and the vicissitudes […]

By Deborah Sommer


The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia

The Lion-Dog of Buddhist AsiaBy Elsie P. Mitchell Fugaisha: New York, 1991. 191 pp. 57 plates. $50 (hardcover) / $27.50 (paperback). Distributor: Charles E. Tuttle Company Anyone born in the Year of the Dog (1910, 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, or 1982) will want to own a copy of Elsie Mitchell’s The Lion-Dog of Buddhist Asia, a book that […]

By Deborah Sommer
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