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Title: Tibetan Sciences at the Court of the Great Khans
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Christopher I. Beckwith, 1945-
One Sentence Summary: Beckwith demonstrates in this article that the Mongol rulers favored Tibetan lamas at their courts because of their skill in the fields of medicine, astrology, and letters.

Description: Beckwith demonstrates in this article that the Mongol rulers favored Tibetan lamas at their courts because of their skill in the fields of medicine, astrology, and letters. The willingness and ability of the Tibetan lamas to perform the traditional services of Mongolian shamans at court, particularly in the area of astrology, contributed greatly to their rise as imperial preceptors. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-02)

Publisher Place: Bloomington
Publisher: The Tibet Society
Normalized publisher place: Bloomington, IN
Publisher country: United States
Published Date: 1987
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/jts/JTS_07_01.pdf
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Religious History -- Sakyapa (sa skya pa)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Journal of the Tibet Society -- Vol. 7 (1987)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Tibet -- Priest/Patron
Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Tibet -- Mongol-Tibetan Relations
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Mongolia
Temporal coverage: 12th century CE
13th century CE
14th century CE
Language: English
Source: The Journal of the Tibet Society
Source Editor: Elliot Sperling, 1951-
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 7
Source Page Numbers: 5-11
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: 2005-12-16 09:02:28
Date Record Checked: 2006-02-03
Date Last Modified: 2006-04-03 17:01:41
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