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Title: The Rdzogs-chen in Its Earliest Text: A Manuscript from Tun-huang
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Samten G. Karmay

Description: This article investigates the origins of the Tibetan Buddhist doctrine of dzokchen (rdzogs chen). While both traditional accounts allow for an Indic origin, the article looks at a document from Tun-huang to offer the possiblity of origins that include Chinese Ch'an doctrine. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-03-21)

Publisher Place: New Dehli
Publisher: Manohar Publications
Publisher country: India
Publisher URL: http://www.manoharbooks.com
Published Date: 1985
Subject: Dzokchen (rdzogs chen)
Nyingma (rnying ma)
Classification: Buddhist Studies -- Text Studies
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings -- Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS) -- PIATS 3 (1982), Soundings in Tibetan Civilization
Cultural Coverage: China
Tibet and Himalayas
Language: English
Series Title: Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies
Series volume: 3
Source: Soundings in Tibetan Civilization: Proceedings of the 1982 Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies Held at Columbia University
Source Editor: Barbara Nimri Aziz
Matthew Kapstein
Source Type: Conference Proceedings
Source Number: 272-282
Frequency of publication: Irregular
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Resource Type: Article
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-03-19 16:02:34
Date Record Checked: 2004-03-19
Date Last Modified: 2006-05-10 16:29:17
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