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The Prolific Preceptor: Si tu paṇ chen’s Career as Ordination Master in Khams and Its Effect on Sectarian Relations in Sde dge
Creator's Description: In addition to being an influential artist, author, translator, and doctor, Si tu was also a central figure in the history of monasticism in eighteenth-century Khams. Ove...
Purity in the Pudding and Seclusion in the Forest: Si tu paṇ chen, Monastic Ideals, and the Buddha’s Biographies
Creator's Description: In this paper I demonstrate that close readings of Tibetan adaptations of the Buddha’s life reveal a complex literary and artistic corpus. Such adaptations serve as sit...
Mercury, Mad Dogs, and Smallpox: Medicine in the Si tu paṇ chen Tradition
Creator's Description: Si tu paṇ chen (1700-1774) was an active student, teacher, and practitioner of Tibetan medicine. This paper discusses a few features of the Si tu tradition of medicine,...
Si tu paṇ chen on Scholarship
Creator's Description: n this article I will examine Si tu paṇ chen’s views on scholarship, and in particular will explore his views on literature, linguistic thought, and language as expre...
Si tu paṇ chen chos kyi ’byung gnas in History: A Brief Note
Creator's Description: Si tu chos kyi ’byung gnas’s (1699/1700-1774) history of the Karma bka’ brgyud pa is a vital source for the history of his subsect and for Tibetan history from the ...
Si tu paṇ chen and His Painting Style: A Retrospective
Creator's Description: This article will show how Si tu paṇ chen became familar with many artistic schools and their aesthetics, how he gained the skills to appraise Tibetan painting and scul...
Notes Apropos to the Oeuvre of Si tu paṇ chen chos kyi ’byung gnas (1699?-1774) (4): A Tibetan Sanskritist in Nepal
Creator's Description: This article deals with the activities of Si tu paṇ chen chos kyi ’byung gnas (1699?-1774) during his two sojourns in Nepal, in the years 1723-1724 and 1748. It is ba...
Si tu paṇ chen’s Artistic Legacy in ’Jang
Creator's Description: The influence of the brilliant scholar and painter Si tu paṇ chen chos kyi ’byung gnas reached far beyond the kingdom of Sde dge (Dege, 德格), extending even into Y...
Si tu paṇ chen and the House of Sde dge: A Demanding but Beneficial Relationship
Creator's Description: Si tu paṇ chen (1700-1774) is widely known as a prominent scholar of the eighteenth century and as the editor of Sde dge’s xylographic edition of the Bka’ ’gyur. ...
Population and Governance in mid-18th Century Bhutan, as Revealed in the Enthronement Record of Thugs-sprul 'Jigs med grags pa I (1725-1761)
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