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Title: Early Buddhism in Tibet: Some Anthropological Perspectives
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Geoffrey Samuel

Description: The article classifies two complementary orientations in early Buddhism. The first, labeled as shamanic, is characteristic of small-scale preliterate societies and is aimed at attaining Buddhahood. The other, which the text calls clerical, is common in more centralized states and is concerned more with describing and analyzing the attainment of Buddhahood. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-03-23)

Publisher Place: New Dehli
Publisher: Manohar Publications
Publisher country: India
Publisher URL: http://www.manoharbooks.com
Published Date: 1985
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Anthropology
Tibetan and Himalayan -- History -- Religious History
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: 383-397
Frequency of publication: Irregular
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Resource Type: Article
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2004-03-23 15:11:51
Date Record Checked: 2004-03-21
Date Last Modified: 2006-03-15 15:38:12
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