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The evolving mind : Buddhism, biology, and consciousness
The Evolving Mind, written by practicing Buddhist and biologist Robin Cooper, looks at the question of the how life progressed over time through biological and eventually cultural evolution to ...
A cognitive science dialogue : consciousness East and West
Buddhist scholar B. Alan Wallace and contemporary philosopher of mind John Searle join for a discussion and debate on Buddhist and Western approaches to a science of consciousness. Wallace, who's app...
spo bo'i lo rgyus
Powo (spo bo) is one of the three main regions in Southeastern Tibet, along with Kongpo (kong po) and Dakpo (dwags po). It was settled by the son of Drigum Tsenpo (dri gum btsan po; seventh century), ...
Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies
The Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies (JIATS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal. JIATS is an official publication of the International Association of Tibe...
Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, Issue 1
This is the first issue of the Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, edited by José Cabezón and released in October, 2005. (Than Garson 2005-09-22)
On the Origin and the Significance of the Prayer Wheel According to Two Nineteenth-Century Tibetan Literary Sources
While Tibetan sources on the subject are rare, this article looks at two short Tibetan pieces which give accounts of the origin and use of the prayer wheel. The first work, which was written by Gungta...
Correspondence Relating to the Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888
This article presents three letters, two of which are translated to English, written by Kadrung Nornang Wangdu tsering (bka' drung nor nang dbang du tshe ring), who held the position of Secretary of ...
Civilized Shamans: Buddhism in Tibetan Societies
Civilized Shamans examines the nature and evolution of religion in Tibetan societies from the ninth century up to the Chinese occupation in 1950. Samuel argues that religion in these societies develop...
The Jo nang pas: A School of Buddhist Ontologists according to the Grub mtha' šel gyi me loṅ
Ruegg here translates the sixth chapter of the History of Philosophical Doctrines (Grub mtha' shel gyi me long) written by Thu'u bkwan Blo bzang chos kyi nyi ma (1737-1802) and completed in 180...
Sūtra-style Consecration in Tibet and its Importance for Understanding the Historical Development of the Indo-Tibetan Consecration Ritual for Sūtra and Images
This article discusses the consecration ritual (rab gnas cho ga) of Tibetan Buddhism in which images, stūpas (mchod rten), and other objects are ritually transformed into objects of worship. Co...
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