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The Historical Anecdotes of Kheng Nobilities
This article relies manly on oral sources in order to trace the history of the Kheng noble clans of Bhutan, including the Dung (gdung), Koche (kho che), Gadpo (rgad po), and Pönpo (dpon po). The poli...
A Historical Background of the Chhoetse Penlop
This article presents the history of the Chhoetse Pönlop (chos rtse dpon slob), a title of the governor of eastern Bhutan whose seat is at Trongsa Dzong (drong gsar rdzong). The article traces the po...
Religious Life and History of the Emanated Heart-son Thukse Dawa Gyeltshen
This article sketches the biography of Dawa Gyeltsen (zla ba rgyal mtshan, 1499-1587), son of Tertön Pema Lingpa (gter ston pad ma gling pa, 1450-1521), based on several oral sources and the written ...
Origins of the Bumchu (bum chu) of Drakar Tashiding (brag dkar bkra shis sdings)
This article traces the history of the Bumchu (bum chu, water vase) which is kept at Tashiding (bkra shis sdings) monastery in Sikkim. The vase is said to have been used by Padmasambhava...
The Jo nang pas: A School of Buddhist Ontologists according to the Grub mtha' šel gyi me loṅ
Ruegg here translates the sixth chapter of the History of Philosophical Doctrines (Grub mtha' shel gyi me long) written by Thu'u bkwan Blo bzang chos kyi nyi ma (1737-1802) and completed in 180...
Tāranātha the Historian
In this short article, Templeman reviews the historical writings of Tāranātha (tA ra nA tha), particularly his work on the Siddhas of India, the Bka' babs bdun ldan gyi brgyud pa'i rnam thar ngo ...
Two Early Sources for the History of the House of Sde-dge
In this article van der Kuijp compares Tibetan sources for the history of the royal family of Degé (sde dge). Two biographies written by a monk named Ugyenpa (u rgyan pa) in 1295 and 1304 respectivel...
Ro me'o dang ju likri
A Tibetan translation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, including an introduction to the work and explanatory footnotes. The original English is given on facing pages with correspondin...
spo bo'i lo rgyus
Powo (spo bo) is one of the three main regions in Southeastern Tibet, along with Kongpo (kong po) and Dakpo (dwags po). It was settled by the son of Drigum Tsenpo (dri gum btsan po; seventh century), ...
The annals of Kokonor
This work is an English translation of the Annals of Kokonor. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-09-15)
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