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Seconded. But, Luke, just ask people after puja.TsultimNamdak wrote:I don't think there is anything that explains everything. However, a really good book for the explanation of implements and so on is Robert Beer: The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs . A somewhat cheaper version of the text (with fewer pictures, but still a lot) is to be found in Robert Beer: The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols.
udawa wrote:Take a look at Stephan Beyer's Cult of Tara http://www.wisdom-books.com/ProductDetail.asp?PID=326.
A very helpful book, strangely underrated.