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A Note from the Editor of the Current Issue
The introductory notes to the first issue of the Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (JIATS) published in October, 2005, by its editor, José Cabezón. (Than Gars...
A Thang ka Portrait of ’Bri gung rin chen dpal, ’Jig rten gsum mgon (1143-1217)
With this thang ka one can categorically identify ’Jig rten mgon po, also known as ’Bri gung rin chen dpal or ’Jig rten gsum mgon (1143-1217), as the principal subject of a thang ka due to the f...
Are We Prisoners of Shangrila? Orientalism, Nationalism, and the Study of Tibet
This essay examines the consequences of Said’s critique of orientalism for Tibetan studies, particularly in relation to Lopez’s claim that we are all “prisoners of Shangrila.” The paper takes ...
Chronological Conundrums in the Life of Khyung po rnal ’byor: Hagiography and Historical Time
Traditional sources attribute to Khyung po rnal ’byor, the founder of the Shangs pa bka’ brgyud lineage, a lifespan of 150 years beginning in a tiger year, usually thought to be 978 or 990. A care...
Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Issue 1
This is the first issue of the Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, edited by José Cabezón and released in October, 2005. (Than Garson 2005-09-22)
Lineages and Structure in Tibetan Buddhist Painting: Principles and Practice of an Ancient Sacred Choreography
Though compositional structure – which here means specifically the placement of divine figures – is an essential aspect of Tibetan painting, this theme has rarely been discussed or described by sc...
Methods, Meanings, and Representations in the Study of Past Tibetan Societies
This paper outlines a methodology that makes possible a nuanced understanding of past Tibetan societies by exploring the tensions between structure and agency. Ethnographic data from a recent project ...
News for JIATS Issue 1
The news section of the first issue of JIATS. (Than Garson 2005-09-28)
Presidential Address, Tenth Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (Oxford, 2003)
Presidential address by Janet Gyatso to the Tenth Seminar of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (IATS) held in Oxford, England in 2003. (Than Garson 2005-09-22)
Review of Bryan J. Cuevas, The Hidden History of The Tibetan Book of the Dead
Alyson Prude provides an in-depth review of Bryan Cuevas’ The Hidden History of The Tibetan Book of the Dead. (Than Garson 2005-09-22)
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