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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)

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 ...
The Blue Annals
The Blue Annals (deb ther sngon po) is a highly-regarded history of Tibetan Buddhist lineages and sectarian traditions. It is remarkable for its ecumenical perspective and comprehensiven...
The Development of the Gcod Tradition
The article outlines the origin and development of the Chöd (gcod) tradition. Chöd is a traditional meditative techinque used for cutting attachment to the ego. Not ready to dismiss the trad...
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...
The Meditating Buddha
The article attempts to clarify an understanding of Dorjé Chang (rdo rje 'chang, Vajradhara). Recognized as the first member of the Shangpa Kagyü (shangs pa bka' brgyud) lineage, ideas about Vajrad...
The power-places of Central Tibet : the pilgrim's guide
An overview of some of the most important pilgrimage places in areas of Central Tibet. Starting out with a brief history of Tibet to the modern day, the author proceeds to describe the various special...
The white annals
This is a Tibetan history written by Gendün Chömpel, a controversial figure in twentieth-century Tibetan culture. (Steven Weinberger 2004-07-16)
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