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Preliminary Report on Use of Architecture among the Khumbo
The article looks at the architectural features of Khumbo communities. The Khumbo are a Tibetan speaking group living in northeast Nepal. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-26)
Remarks on Four Cosmological Texts from Tun-huang (pelliot tibétain nos. 958, 959, 966 and 967)
The article looks at the format, style, and contents of four Tibetan cosmological texts included in the Tunhuang documents. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-27)
The Distinctions between the Sutra and Mantra Vehicles from Tibetan Sources
This article looks at the distinctions made between the practice of the sutra and mantra vehicles in pursuing enlightenment. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-27)
The Biography of Thar-pa'i rGyal-mchan
The article looks at biographical notes on Tarpé Gyelchen (thar pa’i rgyal mchan), a revered Gelukpa (dge lugs pa) of the 16th century. The notes were composed in 1795 by Ngakgi Wangpo (ngag gi dba...
In Search of Gesar
The article looks at the popular narratives of Gesar (the legendary first ruler of Zanskar) in southern Ladakh. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-26)
On Tone in Tibetan
The article looks at how the tone- and pitch-related aspects of certain Tibetan dialects might have developed. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-23)
La controverse soulevée par l'inclusion de rituels bon-po dans le Rin-čhen gter-mjod
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A Bonpo bča'-yig: The Rules of sMan-ri Monastery
The article looks at the sole surviving bča'-yig of the Bnpo (bon po) tradition. This document is a list of rules which is ceremoniously read out to the full assembly of a monastery's monks ...
La représentation du boquetin au Ladakh, région de culture tibétaine de l'Inde du Nord
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Observations on Prāsaṅgika-Madyamaka in the rÑiṅ-ma-pa school
This paper examines the interpretation of prāsaṅgika-madhyamaka philosophy by the Nyingmapa (rnying ma pa) scholar Mipam Gyatso (mi pham rgya mtsho). It also looks at influences on Mipam Gyatso’s...
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