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Review of Jokhang: Tibet’s Most Sacred Buddhist Temple, by Gyurme Dorje, Tashi Tsering, Heather Stoddard, and André Alexander
Cameron David Warner, Aarhus University
JIATS, no. 6 (December 2011), THL #T5722, pp. 451-466
Glossary (pp. 460-464)

Glossary

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Note: The glossary is organized into sections according to the main language of each entry. The first section contains Tibetan words organized in Tibetan alphabetical order. To jump to the entries that begin with a particular Tibetan root letter, click on that letter below. Columns of information for all entries are listed in this order: THL Extended Wylie transliteration of the term, THL Phonetic rendering of the term, the English translation, the Sanskrit equivalent, the Chinese equivalent, associated dates, and the type of term. To view the glossary sorted by any one of these rubrics, click on the corresponding label (such as “Phonetics”) at the top of its column.

Ka | Kha | Ga | Nga | Cha | Ja | Nya | Da | Na | Pha | Ba | ma | Tsa | Tsha | Zha | Ya | Ra | La | Sa | Ha | Chinese | Sanskrit
Ka
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
ka ba bum pa can Kawa BumpachenVase Pillar    Name 
ka ba shing lo can Kawa ShinglochenLeaf Pillar    Name 
karma chags med Karma Chakmé   1613-1678 Person 
bka’ chems ka khol ma Kachem KakhölmaThe Vase-shaped Pillar Testament   eleventh century? Text 
skar cung Karchung    Place 
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Kha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
khra ’brug Trandruk    Monastery 
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Ga
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
dge ’dun chos ’phel Gendün Chömpel    Person 
rgya bza’ kong jo Gyaza Kongjo  Wencheng Gongzhu d. 681 Person 
rgyal rabs gsal ba’i me long Gyelrap Selwé MelongThe Mirror Illuminating the Royal Genealogies    Text 
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Nga
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
ngag dbang ’jigs med Ngawang Jikmé    Author 
ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho Ngawang Lozang GyatsoFifth Dalai Lama   1617-1682 Person 
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Cha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
cha har dge bshes Chahar Geshé    Person 
cha har dge bshes blo bzang tshul khrims Chahar Geshé Lozang Tsültrim   1740-1810 Person 
chos ’byung me tog snying po’i sbrang rtsi’i bcud Chöjung Metok Nyingpö Drangtsi ChüThe Essence of Honey Which Is the Nectar of a Flower: An Ecclesiastical History   twelfth century Text 
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Ja
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
jo khang JokhangHouse of the Jowo   eleventh century Monastery 

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jo bo JowoLord    Statue 
jo bo rje Jowo Jé Atiśa  d.972/82 Person 
jo bo a ti sha Jowo Atisha    Author 
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Nya
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
nyang ral Nyangrel    Person 
nyang ral nyi ma ’od zer Nyangrel Nyima Özer   1124/36-1192 Person 
nyi ma tshe ring Nyima Tsering    Author 
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Da
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
sde srid sangs rgyas rgya mtsho Desi Sanggyé Gyatso   1653-1705 Person 
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Na
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
snang srid zil gnon Guru Nangsi Zilnön    Person 
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Pha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
phag mo gru pa Pakmo Drupa   1353-1434 Organization 
’phrul snang Trülnangmagically manifested    Monastery 
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Ba
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
bar gzhis ba Barzhiwa    Person 
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ma
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
ma ṇi bka’ ’bum Mani Kambum   twelfth century? Text 
dmar po ri Marpori    Mountain 
smon lam rgya mtsho Mönlam Gyatso    Editor 
smon lam chen mo Mönlam ChenmoGreat Prayer Festival    Ritual 
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Tsa
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
tsong kha pa Tsongkhapa    Person 
gtsang khang dbus ma Tsangkhang ÜmaCentral Chapel    Monastery 
gtsug lag khang Tsuklakkhangtemple   eighth century Monastery 
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Tsha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
tshal pa Tselpa    Place 
tshe ring rgyal Tsering Gyal    Person 

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Zha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
zhal ras lha khang Zhelré LhakhangChapel of the Countenance/Face    Monastery 
zhwa sgab pa ZhagappaShakabpa    Person 
zhwa sgab pa dbang phyug bde ldan Zhagappa Wangchuk DedanTsepön W. D. Shakabpa   1908-1989 Person 
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Ya
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
g.yu thog Yutok   790-833 Person 
g.yu thog yon tan mgon po Yutok Yönten Gönpo    Person 
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Ra
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
ra mo che Ramoché    Monastery 
ra sa Rasa    Place 
rin spungs pa Rinpungpa   1497-1518 Organization 
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La
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
lam rim LamrimGraduated Path    Doxographical Category 
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Sa
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
sangs rgyas rgya mtsho Sanggyé Gyatso   1653-1705 Person 
srong btsan sgam po Songtsen Gampo   d. 650 Person 
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Ha
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
lha ldan ra sa ’phrul snang gtsug lag khang gi lo rgyus dang ’brel ba’i gnas bshad mdor bsdus dris lan bdun cu rtsa gsum Lhaden Rasa Trülnang Tsuklakkhanggi Logyü dang Drelwé Neshé Dordü Drilen DünchutsasumSeventy-three Questions and Answers: An Abbreviated Pilgrimage Guide and History of the Place of the Gods, the Rasa Trülnang Tsuklakkhang    Text 
lha ldan rwa sa ’phrul snang gtsug lag khang gi dkar chag Lhaden Rasa Trülnang Tsuklakkhanggi KarchakCatalogue and Guide to the Central Temple of Lhasa    Text 
lha sa Lhasa    Place 
lha sa’i skor tshad Lhase KortséCircumambulatory Measurements of Lhasa    Text 

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Chinese
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
   Beijing  Place 
   Ming  Dynasty 
   Wencheng  Person 
   Yuan  Dynasty 
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Sanskrit
Extended WyliePhoneticsEnglishSanskritChineseDateType
  Avalokiteśvara   Buddhist deity 
  Maitreya   Buddhist deity 
  Śākyamuni   Buddhist deity 
  Śrīdevī   Buddhist deity 

Note Citation for Page

Cameron David Warner, “Review of Jokhang: Tibet’s Most Sacred Buddhist Temple, by Gyurme Dorje, Tashi Tsering, Heather Stoddard, and André Alexander,” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 6 (December 2011): , http://www.thlib.org?tid=T5722 (accessed ).

Note Citation for Whole Review

Cameron David Warner, “Review of Jokhang: Tibet’s Most Sacred Buddhist Temple, by Gyurme Dorje, Tashi Tsering, Heather Stoddard, and André Alexander,” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 6 (December 2011): 451-466, http://www.thlib.org?tid=T5722 (accessed ).

Bibliography Citation

Warner, Cameron David. “Review of Jokhang: Tibet’s Most Sacred Buddhist Temple, by Gyurme Dorje, Tashi Tsering, Heather Stoddard, and André Alexander.” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 6 (December 2011): 451-466. http://www.thlib.org?tid=T5722 (accessed ).