Tibet
Author : Sam van Schaik
Publisher : Yale University Press
Total Pages : 324
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: 324
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: 264
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
Wisdom of the Kadam Masters
Language: en
Pages: 232
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 i
Bilingual Education in China
Language: en
Pages: 288
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
A Call to Compassion
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Aura Glaser
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-26 - Publisher: Nicolas-Hays, Inc.

Aura Glaser wrote this book to remedy a deficiency she discovered while engaged in psychological research–a nearly complete omission of the importance and cul
Jonang: The One Hundred and Eight Teaching Manuals
Language: en
Pages: 872
Authors: Jamgon Kongtrul
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.
The Preliminary Practice of Dorje Khadro eBook
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-26 - Publisher: FPMT

Making burning offerings to Dorje Khadro (Vajradaka) is considered to be "a golden Dharma" passed directly from Manjushri to Lama Tsongkhapa. It was one of Lama
The Encyclopedia of World Religions
Language: en
Pages: 514
Authors: Robert S. Ellwood
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Contains nearly 600 brief entries on the world's religious traditions.
Yoga Journal
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors:
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-05 - Publisher:

For more than 30 years, Yoga Journal has been helping readers achieve the balance and well-being they seek in their everyday lives. With every issue,Yoga Journa
Among Tibetan Texts
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: E. Gene Smith
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-06-15 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

For three decades, E. Gene Smith ran the Library of Congress's Tibetan Text Publication Project of the United States Public Law 480 (PL480) - an effort to salva