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Sources of Tibetan Tradition (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsKurtis R. Schaeffer (Editor), Gray Tuttle (Editor), Leonard W. J. Van Der Kuijp (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages608
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10196368M
ISBN 10023113598X
ISBN 109780231135986

  A clear and straightforward introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, this book presents the basic teachings of Buddha in a way that people can readily comprehend and put into practice in their daily lives. Topics such as reincarnation, actions and their effects, emptiness, liberation and enlightenment are discussed/5.   Primary Sources: China Tibet Search this Guide Search. Primary Sources: China: Tibet Book Sources: Tibet Sources of Tibetan Tradition by Kurtis R. Schaeffer (Editor) et al. This link opens in a new window; Call Number: Online - Ebook Central.

The size of his army is given as , by Tibetan sources and over , by Chinese sources. [1] [2] They defeated a force sent against them by the Songzhou governor Han Wei. According to the Chinese annals, Taizong responded by commissioning the general Hou Junji to command an army, assisted by the generals Zhishi Sili (執失思力), Niu Location: Sichuan, China, 32°38′N °35′E .   He is the author of The Culture of the Book in Tibet and Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun, and coeditor, with Gray Tuttle and Matthew T. Kapstein, of Sources of Tibetan Tradition.

Lee "Sources of Tibetan Tradition" por disponible en Rakuten Kobo. The most comprehensive collection of Tibetan works in a Western language, this volume illuminates the complex historical Brand: Columbia University Press. The Tibetan Buddhist tradition has concentrated more attention on helping the dying person cross the borders of death than any other living religious tradition. The Tibetan Book of the Dead and other sources give detailed descriptions of the stages of death and afterlife, as well as instructions about how the dying individual should confront.


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The book gives a seemingly infinite amount of selected sources to convey Tibetan history, politics, society, medicine, art, architecture, literature, and much more.

Each chapter has a enlightening introduction and each selected entry has the source material from where it came from and works well as a bibliography like resource for further reading.5/5(1).

About the Author Kurtis R. Schaeffer is professor and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Culture of the Book in Tibet and Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Gray Tuttle, he is coeditor of The Tibetan History Reader.

Matthew T. Kapstein is director of Tibetan Studies at the École. The most comprehensive collection of Tibetan works in a Western language, this volume illuminates the complex historical, intellectual, and social development of Tibetan civilization from its earliest beginnings to the modern period.

Including more than representative writings, Sources of Tibetan Tradition spans Tibet's vast geography and long 5/5(1).

Sources of Tibetan Tradition Book Description: The most comprehensive collection of Tibetan works in a Western language, this volume illuminates the complex historical, intellectual, and social development of Tibetan civilization from its earliest beginnings to the modern period. Kurtis R. Schaeffer is professor and chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia.

He is the author of The Culture of the Book in Tibet and Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Gray Tuttle, he is coeditor of The Tibetan History Reader.

Matthew T. Kapstein is director of Tibetan Studies at the École Pratique des Author: Kurtis Schaeffer. Tibetan studies: PIATS Tibetan studies: proceedings of the Ninth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Leiden Published: () With the Tibetans in tent and temple narrative of four years' residence on the Tibetan border, and of a journey into the far interior / by: Moyes, Susie Carson Rijnhart, sources of tibetan tradition Download sources of tibetan tradition or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get sources of tibetan tradition book now. This site is like a library, Use search box. The Tibetan book is at once the embodiment of the Buddha's voice, a principal means of education, a source of tradition and authority, an economic product, a finely crafted aesthetic object, a medium of Buddhist written culture, and a symbol of the religion itself.

Including more than representative writings, Sources of Tibetan Tradition spans Tibet's vast geography and long history, presenting for the first time a diversity of works by The selected readings reflect the profound role of Buddhist sources in shaping Tibetan culture while illustrating other major areas of knowledge.

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Sources of Tibetan Tradition. Introduction to Asian Civilizations. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by Brand: Columbia University Press. Author: Schaeffer, Kurtis R. Title: Sources of Tibetan Tradition (Introduction to Asian Civilizations) Binding: Paper Back Book Condition: New Publisher: Columbia University Press March ISBN Number: / Seller ID: 2) Sources of Tibetan Tradition – Kurtis R.

Schaeffer, Matthew T. Kapstein, and Gray Tuttle Columbia University Press | | PDF The most comprehensive collection of Tibetan works in a Western language, this volume illuminates the complex historical, intellectual, and social development of Tibetan civilization from its earliest beginnings.

"Sources of Tibetan Tradition represents a mammoth and long-overdue contribution to the field, both as a basic reference tool for scholars and as a keystone of undergraduate and graduate education." — Annabella Pitkin, Barnard College. Sources of Tibetan Tradition - Ebook written by Kurtis R.

Schaeffer, Matthew T. Kapstein, Gray Tuttle. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take 5/5(1). Sources of Tibetan Tradition by Kurtis R. Schaeffer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6).

Get this from a library. Sources of Tibetan Tradition. [Kurtis R Schaeffer; Matthew Kapstein; Gray Tuttle] -- The most comprehensive collection of classic Tibetan works in a Western language, this volume illuminates the complex historical, intellectual, and social movements of Tibetan civilization from its.

Including more than representative writings, Sources of Tibetan Tradition spans Tibet's vast geography and long history, presenting for the first time a diversity of works by religious and political leaders; scholastic philosophers and contemplative hermits; monks and nuns; poets and artists; and aristocrats and commoners.

The selected. The Bardo Thodol (Tibetan: བར་དོ་ཐོས་གྲོལ, Wylie: bar do thos grol, "Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State"), commonly known in the West as The Tibetan Book of the Dead, is a text from a larger corpus of teachings, the Profound Dharma of Self-Liberation through the Intention of the Peaceful and Wrathful Ones, revealed by Karma Lingpa (–){font-family:"Qomolangma-Dunhuang","Qomolangma-Uchen Sarchen","Qomolangma-Uchen Sarchung","Qomolangma-Uchen Suring","Qomolangma-Uchen Sutung","Qomolangma-Title","Qomolangma-Subtitle","Qomolangma-Woodblock","DDC Uchen","DDC Rinzin",Kailash,"BabelStone Tibetan",Jomolhari,"TCRC Youtso Unicode","Tibetan Machine Uni",Wangdi29,"Noto Sans Tibetan","Microsoft Himalaya"}{font-family:"Qomolangma-Betsu","Qomolangma-Chuyig","Qomolangma-Drutsa","Qomolangma-Edict","Qomolangma-Tsumachu","Qomolangma-Tsuring","Qomolangma-Tsutong","TibetanSambhotaYigchung","TibetanTsugRing","TibetanYigchung"} བར་དོ་ཐོས་གྲོལ.

In some schools of Buddhism, bardo (Classical Tibetan: བར་དོ་ Wylie: bar do), antarabhāv (), or chūu (Japanese: 中有) is an intermediate, transitional, or liminal state between death and is a concept which arose soon after the Buddha's passing, with a number of earlier Buddhist groups accepting the existence of such an intermediate state, while other schools rejected it.

True to its blurb the book covers a wide array of writings produced in Tibet over the centuries covering aspects of Tibetan culture. Even at pages, Sources of Tibetan Tradition can only supply snippets of texts and the majority of material seems to slant to the secular. So what is left out?Buy the Paperback Book Sources of Tibetan Tradition by Kurtis Schaeffer atCanada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. The most comprehensive collection of Tibetan works in a Western language, this volume illuminates the complex historical, intellectual, and social development of Tibetan.