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Title: The 1413 Ming Embassy to Tsong-kha-pa and the Arrival of Byams-chen Chos-rje Shākya Ye-shes at the Ming Court
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Elliot Sperling, 1951-
One Sentence Summary: This brief article traces a Ming mission to Tibet and Nepal in 1413 by looking at several primary sources.

Description: This brief article traces a Ming mission to Tibet and Nepal in 1413 by looking at several primary sources. During the mission, the envoy, Hou Hsien, had audience with Tsongkhapa (tsong kha pa), in response to which the latter sent his disciple Shakya Yeshé (shAkya ye shes) to the Ming court. Hou Hsien also met with the 5th Karmapa, Deshin shegpa (de bzhin gshegs pa). (Ben Deitle 2006-01-25)

Publisher Place: Bloomington
Publisher: The Tibet Society
Normalized publisher place: Bloomington, IN
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 1982
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/jts/JTS_02_05.pdf
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Journal of the Tibet Society -- Vol. 2 (1982)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Tibet -- Sino-Tibetan Relations
Cultural Coverage: China
Tibet
Temporal coverage: 15th century CE
Language: English
Source: The Journal of the Tibet Society
Source Editor: Christopher I. Beckwith, 1945-
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 2
Source Page Numbers: 105-108
Start Date: 1981
End Date: 1988
Frequency of publication: Annually
ISBN/ISSN: 7351364

Means of availability: Articles are available online within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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Media type: Text
Resource Type: Brief Communication
Digital Encoding: pdf
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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-15 17:05:54
Date Record Checked: 2006-01-27
Date Last Modified: 2006-04-03 17:15:35
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