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Formation of the State of Bhutan (’Brug gzhung) in the 17th Century and its Tibetan Antecedents
This article deals with the founding of the religious state of Bhutan ('bras ljongs) by Zhapdrung Ngawang namgyel (zhabs drung ngag dbang rnam rgyal) in the 17th century. Internal power struggles with...
New Light on an Old Clan of Bhutan: The sMyos-rabs of Bla-ma gSaṅ-sṅags
The article's intent is to draw attention to historical scholarship done in Bhutan by Bla-ma gSaṅ-sṅags. The scholarship being done attempts to reveal the origin and development of all the noble ...
Some Considerations of the Early History of Bhutan
Article looks at Bhutan's early history to discuss how and why Buddhism has survived and flourished to the extent that Buddhism is recognized as the state religion of Bhutan. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-...

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