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Arriving Ahead of Time: The Ma ’das sprul sku and Issues of Sprul sku Personhood
Creator's Description: A ma ’das sprul sku is a non-hereditary reincarnate lama (sprul sku) who assumes his or her predecessor’s status, but who takes birth before his or her ...
In the Hidden Valley of the White Conch: The Inscription of a Bhutanese Pure Land
Creator's Description: This article examines a relatively recent (1974) inscription from a Ma ṇi gdung 'khor lha khang near U rgyan phug, Bhutan, and connects it to a much older site in Lho b...
Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Issue 7
This is the seventh issue of the Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, edited by Karl Debreczeny and released in July, 2013. This issue focuses on the influential eightee...
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,...
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...
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...
Review of A Noble Noose of Methods, The Lotus Garland Synopsis: A Mahāyoga Tantra and Its Commentary, by Cathy Cantwell and Robert Mayer
Creator's Description: Giacomella Orofino provides an in-depth review of Cathy Cantwell and Robert Mayer, A Noble Noose of Methods, The Lotus Garland Synopsis: A Mahāyoga Tantra and Its Com...
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...
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. ...
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 ...
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