TREASURES of the BUDDHIST ARCHIVE of PHOTOGRAPHY, LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

Historic photographs taken or collected by the monks of Luang Prabang between 1890 and 2007.

Texts Edited by Khamvone Boulyaphonh & Hans Georg Berger

Soft Cover, 180 pp. First Edition, March 2010

ISBN: 978-0-9844483-3-3

RRP: US$15.00 - English & Lao

As the first one in a series of small books written in two languages, this publication gives a first glimpse into the wealth of historical photographs kept in the collection of the Buddhist Archives. The part in Lao language is conceived as a schoolbook for Lao students, while the corresponding English part opens this information for non-Lao visitors, and helps funding the free distribution at local schools and monasteries.

GREAT MONKS OF LUANG PRABANG from 1840 to 2007

Authors: Pha One Keo Sitthivong and Khamvone Boulyaphonh

Soft Cover - July 2011

ISBN: 978-09844483-5-7

RRP: $15.00 - English & Lao

This is the first ever description of the lives of the most important monks of Luang Prabang of the last 150 years. Their carefully researched biographies are combined with historical portraits of each monk, most of which are published for the first time. An impressive piece of research on rare primary sources contained in the Luang Prabang archive. With Lao and English texts.

PHA BUNCHANKAEO PHOTICHITTO and LAO PHILOLOGY

Kongdeuane Nettavong  |  Bounleuth Sengsoulin  |  Khamvone Boulyaphonh
Volker Grabowsky  |  Hans Georg Berger

Soft Cover, 269 pp. First Edition, May 2012

ISBN: 978-0-9844483-9-5

RRP: US$25.00 - English & Lao

The first book on Lao Philology and Linguistics to be published for decades. Includes a facsimile of an early dictionary of Lao and Pali terms compiled by a Buddhist monk, historic photographs from the Buddhist Archive of Photography and scholarly texts by Lao and German researchers. An Academic Landmark!

NEW! Just Published!

"One of the most significant publications to come out of Lao Studies in the last fifty years." (Prof. Justin McDaniels)

THE LAO SANGHA AND MODERNITY

Research at the Buddhist Archives of Luang Prabang, 2005 to 2015

Edited by Volker Grabowsky, Hans Georg Berger, Khamvone Boulyaphonh and Bunleuth Sengsoulin

Soft Cover, First edition December 2015; 404 pages

ISBN 978-1-941811-02-3

RRP: US$ 20.00 English, with photographs

A scholarly resource for Lao history, religion, literature, art and photography, this book assembles leading experts in the field with their analysis of rare collections of manuscripts, photographs, notebooks and printed material. A long-awaited contemporary study on the monastic community and its role in modern society.