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Title: Bhutan: Traditions and Changes. PIATS 2003: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford 2003. Volume 5.
Language of title: English
Editor: John A. Ardussi
Françoise Pommaret
One Sentence Summary: Volume 5 of the Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS) Conference 10 (2003).

Description: Publisher’s Description: This illustrated volume presents a wide variety of themes from the historical and modern periods of Bhutan, illustrating change and adaptation to new realities. Topics covered include the exploration of early history, Buddhism and the lives of Bhutanese Buddhist saints, the changing role of local, non-Buddhist religious practitioners in today’s society, traditional law and the emergence of a modern legal system, and the seasonal celebrations of an aristocratic family from central Bhutan. The book will be of special interest to students of early Tibetan history, legal history, comparative sociology and cultural anthropology of the Himalayan regions.

Publisher Place: Leiden
Publisher: Brill
Normalized publisher place: Leiden
Publisher country: The Netherlands
Publisher URL: http://www.brill.nl/
Published Date: 2007
URL: http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=210&pid=23586
Extent: vi, 178 pp.
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings -- Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS)
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Multi-Author Edited Volumes -- Conference Proceedings -- Proceedings of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (PIATS) -- PIATS 10 (2003)
Cultural Coverage: Bhutan
Language: English
Series Title: Brill’s Tibetan Studies Library
Series editor: Henk Blezer
Alex McKay
Charles Ramble
Series volume: 10/5

Table of Contents: Introduction / John A. Ardussi and Françoise Pommaret -- A Preliminary Investigation of Bhutanese Castle Ruins and Caves Associated with Lha sras Gtsang ma / John A. Ardussi -- Lo gsar Celebration: the Significance of Food in the Noble and Religious Family of O rgyan chos gling (Central Bhutan) / Kunzang Choden -- Bstan ’dzin Chos rgyal’s Bhutan Legal Code of 1729 in Comparison with Sde srid Sangs rgyas rgya mtsho’s Guidelines for Government Officials / Christoph Cüppers -- Acquiring Power: Becoming a Pawo (dpa ’bo) / Tandin Dorji -- Ob virulentas nonnularum herbarum exhalationes / George van Driem -- Kaḥ thog pa Bsod nams rgyal mtshan (1466-1540) and the Foundation of O rgyan rtse mo in Spa gro / Franz-Karl Ehrhard -- Patterns in the Ritual Dissemination of Padma Gling pa’s Treasures / Holly Gayley -- Rituals and Pilgrimage Devoted to Aum Jo mo Re ma ti by the ’Brog pas of Me rag of Eastern Bhutan / Ugyen Pelgen -- Estate and Deities: a Ritual from Central Bhutan. The Bskang gso of O rgyan chos gling / Françoise Pommaret -- Changing the Contours of the Legal Landscape: the Jambi Act 2003 / Richard W. Whitecross

ISBN/ISSN: 9004155511
Other Agent: Charles Ramble
Other Agent Type: Managing Editor
Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Media type: Text
Resource Type: Conference Proceedings
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