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'Lama to the King of Hsia'
This article explores the relationship between the Tangut court and Tibetan lamas, particularly those of various Kagyü (bka' brgyud) orders. Toward the end of the Tangut Empire's existence, Ti...
Introducing Tibetan Buddhism
Creator's Description: This is designed as an undergraduate textbook on Tibetan Buddhism. The general perspective is similar to that of Civilized Shamans, but the scale and detail are mo...
Karmapas: A Historical and Philosophical Introduction
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The Early Education of Milarepa
This article attempts to piece together the identities of several of Milarepa's teachers before his meeting with Marpa, including a reading teacher, two teachers of black magic, and a Dzokchen teacher...
The History of the Sixteen Karmapas of Tibet
This book is a traditional description of the lives of the first through sixteenth Karmapas, written by the Fourth Karma Thinleypa of the Karma bKa' brgyud tradition. The hagiographies are replete wit...

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