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People at Sera
by José Ignacio Cabezón
March 1, 2004
Section 3 of 3


[1] In LhasaLha sa especially there was a more “polite” term used for monks, kuzhapsku zhabs. But in the great monastic academies, the term kuzhapsku zhabs was reserved for recognized incarnations (trülkusprul sku) also called lamabla mas.
[2] For example, we know that the Italian Catholic missionary Ippolito Desideri (1684-1732) lived and studied at SeraSe ra for a short time, and that the Zen monk Kawaguchi Ekai also lived at SeraSe ra in the early part of the twentieth century.
People at Sera, by José Ignacio Cabezón

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  1. Introduction
  2. Glossary
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