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Notes on the Phur-bu
This brief communication examines the Tibetan word phur bu, or phur pa, usually a name for a ritual dagger and often used to translate the Sanskrit term kīla. (Ben Deitle 2...
Review of M. Loewe & C. Blacker, eds., Oracles and Divination
A review by Alexander W. Macdonald of M. Loewe & C. Blacker, eds., Oracles and Divination.
Review of Ngapo Ngawang Jigmei, et al., Tibet
A review by Elliot Sperling of Ngapo Ngawang Jigmei, et al., Tibet.
Review of D. Snellgrove and H. E. Richardson: A Cultural History of Tibet
A review by János Szerb of D. Snellgrove and H. E. Richardson: A Cultural History of Tibet.
Eine Kurze Abhandlung des Pha-Boṅ-kha-pa (1878-1941) über Mumifizierung
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Armenians in India and Tibet
In this article, Richardson gives an account of some of the history and notable figures of the Armenian diaspora in South Asia from the fourteenth to nineteenth centuries. Armenian merchants and trade...
Jäschke: sa vie at son oeuvre
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A List of Abbots of Kaḣ-thog Monastery According to Handwritten Notes by the Late Katog Ontul
This brief article compares a list of 41 names of the Abbots of Kaḣ-thog Monastery, written by Katok Ontul in the late 1960's, with other sources. It includes a transliterated version of the li...
Georg Morgenstierne and Tibetan Studies
This article gives a brief sketch of the early scholarly pursuits of Georg Morgenstierne with special attention paid to his interests in and study of Tibetan. Although more well known as a scholar of ...
Phonemic Theory and the Orthographic Practice in Old Tibetan
In this article, Miller examines theories of modern linguistics apparent in the work of Tibetan grammarians, particularly with regard to their treatment of concepts analogous to phonemics and phonetic...
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