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Title: Kangchendzönga: Secular and Buddhist perceptions of the mountain deity of Sikkim among the Lhopos
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Anna Balikci Denjongpa
One Sentence Summary: This article is a study of the mountain deity of Kangchendzönga (gangs chen mdzod lnga) as an object of Buddhist veneration and also as a cult of a local mountain god.

Description: This article is a study of the mountain deity of Kangchendzönga (gangs chen mdzod lnga) as an object of Buddhist veneration and also as a cult of a local mountain god. The study mainly focuses on these issues within the Lhopo village of Tingchim in Sikkim’s North District. The author compares three types of ritual specialists within the village and describes rituals related to the mountain deity. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-17)

Publisher Place: Gangtok, Sikkim
Publisher: Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
Normalized publisher place: Gangtok, Sikkim
Publisher country: India
Publisher URL: http://www.tibetology.com/
Published Date: 2002-11
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/bot/bot_2002_02_01.pdf
Subject: Kangchendzönga
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion -- Region -- Sikkim
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Bulletin of Tibetology -- 2002, vol. 38, no. 2
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Sikkim -- Bulletin of Tibetology -- Vol. 38, no. 2 (2002)
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Sikkim
Language: English
Source URL: www.tibetology.com/asp/Publications.htm
Source: Bulletin of Tibetology
Source Editor: Tashi Densapa
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 38
Source Number: 2
Source Page Numbers: 5-37
Frequency of publication: Semi-annually
ISBN/ISSN: 5251516

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Resource Type: Article
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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-21 17:56:52
Date Record Checked: 2006-02-17
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-17 17:35:17
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