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Title: The Jo nang pas: A School of Buddhist Ontologists according to the Grub mtha' šel gyi me loṅ
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: David Seyfort Ruegg
One Sentence Summary: Ruegg discusses the some of the historical foundations of Jonang (jo nang) philosophy before translating the sixth chapter of the History of Philosophical Doctrines (Grub mtha' shel gyi me long).

Description: Ruegg here translates the sixth chapter of the History of Philosophical Doctrines (Grub mtha' shel gyi me long) written by Thu'u bkwan Blo bzang chos kyi nyi ma (1737-1802) and completed in 1801. This chapter concerns the history and doctrine of the Jonang (jo nang) sect of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as refutations of their positions. As an introduction to the text, Ruegg discusses some of the key features of the Jonang sect and the atmosphere of 14th-17th century Tibet, particularly in Tsang (gtsang), in which Jonangpa thinkers such as Dölpopa (dol po pa shes rab rgyal mtshan) synthesized a unique Buddhist doctrine. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-01)

Publisher: American Oriental Society
Normalized publisher place: Ann Arbor, MI
Publisher country: United States
Publisher URL: http://www.umich.edu/~aos/
Published Date: 1963-03-15
Subject: Jonang (jo nang) views
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion -- Tibetan Sects -- Jonang (jo nang)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Religious History -- Jonangpa (jo nang pa)
Asian Studies -- Journals -- Journal of the American Oriental Society -- (1963) Vol. 83, no. 1
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Temporal coverage: 14th century CE
15th century CE
16th century CE
17th century CE
19th century CE
Language: English
Source URL: http://www.umich.edu/%7Eaos/frntmtr.htm
Source: Journal of the American Oriental Society
Source Editor: Edward H. Schafer
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 83
Source Number: 1
Source Page Numbers: 73-91
ISBN/ISSN: 00030279

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Date Of Record Creation: 2006-02-03 12:08:38
Date Record Checked: 2006-02-03
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-03 12:52:37
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