Tibet
Author : Sam van Schaik
Publisher : Yale University Press
Total Pages : 350
Release : 2011-06-28
ISBN 10 : 9780300154047
ISBN 13 : 0300154046
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tibet Book Description:

Presents a comprehensive history of the country, from its beginnings in the seventh century, to its rise as a Buddhist empire in medieval times, to its conquest by China in 1950, and subsequent rule by the Chinese.


Tibet
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Sam van Schaik
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-28 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Presents a comprehensive history of the country, from its beginnings in the seventh century, to its rise as a Buddhist empire in medieval times, to its conquest
Nonsectarianism (ris med) in 19th- and 20th-Century Eastern Tibet
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Klaus-Dieter Mathes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-13 - Publisher: BRILL

Groundbreaking research by nine international Tibetan studies scholars on one of the most important developments in the history of Tibetan Buddhism, ris med, a
Jonang: The One Hundred and Eight Teaching Manuals
Language: en
Pages: 873
Authors: Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-26 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Taye presents practical teachings from a variety of Tibetan Buddhist traditions in this volume of The Treasury of Precious Instructions.
Wisdom of the Kadam Masters
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Thupten Jinpa
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-26 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

For many Tibetans, the phrase "the Kadam masters” evokes a spiritual golden age in Tibet--an image of a community of simple monks devoted to humble rectitude
Meditation of the Wheel of Protection
Language: en
Pages: 109
Authors: Annegret Hahn
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-22 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

This text contains a meditation practice from Tibetan Buddhism. Buddhist teachings are divided into the General Paths and the Higher Paths on the Vajrayana path
Bilingual Education in China
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Anwei Feng
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

This volume brings a mixed group of researchers together to discuss issues in bilingual or trilingual education for the majority and minority nationality groups
The Life and Teaching of Naropa
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors:
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-10-04 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

In the history of Tibetan Buddhism, the eleventh-century Indian mystic Nâropa occupies an unusual position, for his life and teachings mark both the end of a l
The Encyclopedia of World Religions
Language: en
Pages: 529
Authors: Robert S. Ellwood
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Contains nearly 600 brief entries on the world's religious traditions.
Love Letters from Golok
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Holly Gayley
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-06 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Love Letters from Golok chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tāre Lhamo (1938–2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944–2011), and their p
Chinese and Tibetan Esoteric Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors:
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-27 - Publisher: BRILL

Chinese and Tibetan Esoteric Buddhism presents cutting-edge research and unfolds the sweeping impact of esoteric Buddhism on Tibetan and Chinese cultures, and t