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Classifications:
Bönpo (bon po) (2)
Gelukpa (dge lugs pa) (2)
Jonangpa (jo nang pa) (3)
Kadampa (bka' gdams pa) (1)
Kagyüpa (bka' brgyud pa) (5)
Nyingmapa (rnying ma pa) (2)
Sakyapa (sa skya pa) (4)


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རྣལ་འབྱོར་རྒྱུད་ཀྱི་རྒྱ་མཚོར་འཇུག་པའི་གྲུ་གཟིངས། (rnal 'byor rgyud kyi rgya mtshor 'jug pa'i gru gzings/)
This fourteenth-century text by Butön Rinchendrup, one of Tibet's greatest scholars, is a detailed introduction to the system of tantra known as Yoga Tantra. It includes a presentation and discussion...
An Early Tibetan Ritual: rkyal 'bud
The article outlines the procedure of an early Tibetan ritual which used a kyelbü (small bag or pouch). Because Buddhism prohibits animal and human sacrifice, the kyelbü becomes the object ...
bod chen po’i srid lugs dang ’brel ba’i rgyal rabs deb ther dkar po
This is a Tibetan history written by Gendün Chömpel, a controversial figure in twentieth-century Tibetan culture. (Steven Weinberger 2004-07-16)
bod kyi deb ther dpyid kyi rgyal mo'i glu dbyangs
In 1643, one year after he took the throne as ruler of Central Tibet, the Fifth Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lozang Gyatso (rgyal dbang lnga pa ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho, 1617-1682), composed a history o...
Chronicle of the King Asoka as Depicted in the History of Buddhism in India
These accounts of King Aśoka were compiled from Tibetan source material by Acharya Samten Gyatso Lepcha, with English versions by Thupten Tenzing. Both the Tibetan and English are presented. The enti...
deb ther sngon po
deb ther sngon po (The Blue Annals) is a highly-regarded history of Tibetan Buddhist lineages and sectarian traditions. It is remarkable for its ecumenical perspective and comprehensiven...
Early Buddhism in Tibet: Some Anthropological Perspectives
The article classifies two complementary orientations in early Buddhism. The first, labeled as shamanic, is characteristic of small-scale preliterate societies and is aimed at attaining Buddha...
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History of Tibet by the Fifth Dalai Lama of Tibet
In 1643, one year after he took the throne as ruler of Central Tibet, the Fifth Dalai Lama, Ngawang Lozang Gyatso (rgyal dbang lnga pa ngag dbang blo bzang rgya mtsho, 1617-1682), composed a history o...
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...
Life and Activities of Atiśa (Dīpaṃkaraśrījnāna): A Survey of Investigations Undertaken
Using primary Tibetan resources, as well as recent biographical publications, this source makes a critical attempt to arrive at the actual life events of Atiśa (Dīpaṃkaraśrījnāna). (Mark Premo-...
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