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International Seminar of Young Tibetologists
Posted May 4 by sweinberger
A conference for Tibetologists in the early stages of their careers, Oxford, England, August 9-13, 2007. Submit an “informal registration of interest” by May 1 and an abstract by June 1, following the directions at http://www.isyt2007.com/submissions.
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དཔྱད་རྩོམ། (dpyad rtsom/)
A volume from the collected works of Khewang Dungkar Lopzang Trinlé (dung dkar blo bzang 'phrin las/), containing essays on various topics from Tibetan history, geography, etc.
Tibetan Borderlands. PIATS 2003: Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford 2003. Volume 2.
Publisher’s Description: Since the occupation of Tibet by the Peoples Republic of China in 1959, former border principalities and feudatories of the former realm of the Dalai Lama have broken...
Brains, Buddhas, and Believing: The Problem of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind
Creator's Description: In the recent, burgeoning discourse on Buddhist thought and cognitive science, premodern Buddhists are sometimes characterized as veritable “mind scientists” whose in...
Through the Looking-glass of the Buddha-mind: Strategies of Cognition in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
A multi-author volume on Indo-Tibetan Buddhist epistemology. (Steven Weinberger 2012-03-21)
Agents and Actions in Classical Tibetan: The Indigenous Grammarians on bdag and gzhan and bya byed las gsum
Description to be added.
Tibetan Poetry on Wutai Shan
Creator's Description: Throughout the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries authors from the Tibetan tradition of Buddhism composed numerous poems on Five-Peaked Mountain (Wutai shan)....
Gifts at Wutai Shan: Rockhill and the Thirteenth Dalai Lama
Creator's Description: This article discusses the 1908 meeting at Wutai shan between the Thirteenth Dalai Lama and William Woodville Rockhill as reflected in three special items in the Library ...
Wutai Shan, Qing Cosmopolitanism, and the Mongols
Creator's Description: The aim of this article is to challenge some of the circumscribed ethnic boundaries that shape much of “New Qing History” in order to explore the Manchu dynasty as an...
Wutai Shan: Pilgrimage to Five-Peak Mountain
Creator's Description: The sacred mountain Wutai shan, located in Shanxi Province, China, is believed to be the earthly abode of the Bodhisattva of Wisdom, Mañjuśrī. While Wutai shan was a s...
The Thirteenth Dalai Lama at Wutai Shan: Exile and Diplomacy
Creator's Description: The Thirteenth Dalai Lama’s flight from Lhasa in 1904, his sojourn in Mongolia and his reception at the Qing court in Beijing are fairly well known. Less well studied i...
Tibetan Buddhism at Wutai Shan in the Qing: The Chinese-language Register
Creator's Description: In contrast to the few anti-Tibetan Buddhist statements preserved in the Confucian-dominated historiography of the Qing court, this essay demonstrates the generosity and ...
Maps of Wutai Shan: Individuating the Sacred Landscape through Color
Creator's Description: This essay considers the practice of coloring Buddhist sacred maps by comparing two hand-colored xylographs of Wutai shan derived from the same set of woodblocks that wer...
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