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Religions of Tibet in Practice [electronic resource] : Abridged Edition /
Lopez.
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[S.l.] : Princeton University Press, 2018.
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069112972X, 9780691129723
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[S.l.] : Princeton University Press, 2018.
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069112972X
9780691129723
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12313007
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"ÝA¨ valuable contribution to the study of Tibetan religion and culture." -- Amy Lavine
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "[A] valuable contribution to the study of Tibetan religion and culture.
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "ÝA¨ valuable contribution to the study of Tibetan religion and culture. -- Amy Lavine "Journal of Religion"
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "[A] valuable contribution to the study of Tibetan religion and culture. -- Amy Lavine, Journal of Religion
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "[A] valuable contribution to the study of Tibetan religion and culture."-- Amy Lavine, Journal of Religion
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: ""Religions of Tibet in Practice" is by far the richest sourcebook of Tibetan texts available and will reward both the specialist and the patient general reader.
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: " Religions of Tibet in Practice is by far the richest sourcebook of Tibetan texts available and will reward both the specialist and the patient general reader.
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: " Religions of Tibet in Practice is by far the richest sourcebook of Tibetan texts available and will reward both the specialist and the patient general reader. -- Roger Jackson, Religious Studies Review
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: " Religions of Tibet in Practice is by far the richest sourcebook of Tibetan texts available and will reward both the specialist and the patient general reader."-- Roger Jackson, Religious Studies Review
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "Religions of Tibet in Practiceis by far the richest sourcebook of Tibetan texts available and will reward both the specialist and the patient general reader. -- Roger Jackson, Religious Studies Review
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "The anthology is replete with fascinating, important, material; and--remarkably for a work with so many authors--uniformly well-written. Anyone interested in gaining an overall sense of what constitutes Tibetan religious thought in all its multifarious ramifications could hardly have a more helpful introduction.
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "The anthology is replete with fascinating, important, material; and--remarkably for a work with so many authors--uniformly well-written. Anyone interested in gaining an overall sense of what constitutes Tibetan religious thought in all its multifarious ramifications could hardly have a more helpful introduction. -- David Hicks, Asian Thought and Society
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "The anthology is replete with fascinating, important, material; and--remarkably for a work with so many authors--uniformly well-written. Anyone interested in gaining an overall sense of what constitutes Tibetan religious thought in all its multifarious ramifications could hardly have a more helpful introduction."-- David Hicks, Asian Thought and Society
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "This anthology on Tibetan religions is a first of its kind. . . . [The contributors] are among the best in the growing field. . . . Significant and groundbreaking.
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "This anthology on Tibetan religions is a first of its kind. . . . [The contributors] are among the best in the growing field. . . . Significant and groundbreaking. -- Choice
Praise for Princeton's previous edition: "This anthology on Tibetan religions is a first of its kind. . . . [The contributors] are among the best in the growing field. . . . Significant and groundbreaking."-- Choice
"Religions of Tibet in Practice is by far the richest sourcebook of Tibetan texts available and will reward both the specialist and the patient general reader." -- Roger Jackson
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Originally published in 1997, this book is a landmark work - the first major anthology on the topic ever produced. This new edition - abridged to further facilitate course use - presents a stunning array of works that together offer an unparalleled view of the Tibetan religious landscape over the centuries.
Main Description
Originally published in 1997,Religions of Tibet in Practiceis a landmark work--the first major anthology on the topic ever produced. This new edition--abridged to further facilitate course use--presents a stunning array of works that together offer an unparalleled view of the Tibetan religious landscape over the centuries. Organized thematically, the twenty-eight chapters are testimony to the vast scope of religious practice in the Tibetan world, past and present.Religions of Tibet in Practiceremains a work of great value to scholars, students, and general readers.
Main Description
Originally published in 1997, Religions of Tibet in Practice is a landmark work--the first major anthology on the topic ever produced. This new edition--abridged to further facilitate course use--presents a stunning array of works that together offer an unparalleled view of the Tibetan religious landscape over the centuries. Organized thematically, the twenty-eight chapters are testimony to the vast scope of religious practice in the Tibetan world, past and present. Religions of Tibet in Practice remains a work of great value to scholars, students, and general readers.
Table of Contents
Princeton Readings in Religionsp. v
Note on Transliterationp. vii
List of Contributorsp. xi
Introductionp. 3
Accounts of Time and Place
The Royal Way of Supreme Compassionp. 39
A Tribal Historyp. 47
Bon Rescues Dharmap. 68
The Guide to the Crystal Peakp. 73
Guidebook to Lapchip. 90
Remarkable Lives
Atisa's Journey to Tibetp. 107
The Journey to the Golden Mountainp. 128
The Yogin Lorepa's Retreat at Lake Namtsop. 138
Rites and Techniques
A Rite of Empowermentp. 153
The Horseback Consecration Ritualp. 162
An Offering of Tormap. 183
An Avalokitesvara Sadhanap. 194
A Fasting Ritualp. 199
Food, Clothes, Dreams, and Karmic Propensitiesp. 221
The Regulations of a Monasteryp. 241
Prayers and Sermons
The Sermon of an Itinerant Saintp. 261
From the Autobiography of a Visionaryp. 275
A Prayer to the Lamap. 282
A Prayer to the God of the Plainp. 293
Invocations to Two Bon Deitiesp. 301
A Smoke Purification Songp. 307
Dealing with Death and Other Demons
Mindfulness of Deathp. 315
Dying, Death, and Other Opportunitiesp. 336
Cards for the Deadp. 372
Returning from Hellp. 377
Turning Back Gossipp. 389
Hail Protectionp. 400
A Prayer Flag for Tarap. 410
Indexp. 415
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