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Title: On the Origin of the Tsha-gsur Ceremony
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Jampa L. Panglung

Description: The article investigates the contested origin of of the Tsasur (tsha gsur) ceremony. The ceremonies are dedicated to local deities, demons, and low-ranking spirits. Although they are modeled on tantric Buddhist practices, there is some doubt as to whether they are Buddhist in origin. (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: Tsasur (tsha gsur)
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Religion -- Rituals and Ceremonies
Buddhist Studies -- Ritual
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: 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 Page Numbers: 268-272
Frequency of publication: Irregular
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Resource Type: Article
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-03-21 15:16:42
Date Record Checked: 2004-03-19
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-27 17:10:24
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