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Title: The Development of the Biographical Tradition Concerning Atiśa (Dīpaṃkaraśrījñāna)
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Helmut Eimer
One Sentence Summary: This article probes Tibetan sources of biographic material on Atiśa Dīpaṃkaraśrījñāna in order to determine the origin of this literary tradition and its development.

Description: This article probes Tibetan sources of biographic material on Atiśa Dīpaṃkaraśrījñāna in order to determine the origin of this literary tradition and its development. The text titles given in the article form a helpful bibliography of Tibetan source material on Atiśa. (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_02.pdf
Subject: Biography (rnam thar)
Atīśa, 982-1054
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Historical Literature -- Biographies
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Tibetan Literature -- Literary Genres -- Hagiography
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Journal of the Tibet Society -- Vol. 2 (1982)
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Language: English
Source: The Journal of the Tibet Society
Source Editor: Christopher I. Beckwith, 1945-
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 2
Source Page Numbers: 41-51
Start Date: 1981
End Date: 1988
Frequency of publication: Annually
ISBN/ISSN: 7351364

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Resource Type: Article
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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-15 17:05:54
Date Record Checked: 2005-12-22
Date Last Modified: 2006-04-03 16:06:09
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