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Change and Differentiation in Tibetan Sex Roles: The New Adult Generation in India
The article looks at cultural change in the Tibetan diaspora in India, focusing on sex-roles and traditional lifestyle ideas. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-15)
Gender Markers in Tibetan Morphology
The article explains the function and structure of the gender marking suffixes, attached to nouns and adjectives in Tibetan. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-15)
Preliminary Remarks on the Uddānas in the Vinaya of the Mūlasarvāstivādin
The article looks at the Uddānas in the Vinaya of the Mūlasarvāstivādin verses (MSV). In this text, the Uddānas are verses made up of keywords that serve as a sort of index for the following con...
The Mongol Census in Tibet
The article looks the Mongol censuses taken during their rule of China. Evidence of the 1268 census, as well as others, can be found in some traditional Tibetan religio-historical texts. (Mark Premo...
Souces of Variation in Tibetan Canons of Iconometry
The article looks at the canonized rules for organization and structure of Tibetan art. Following the fixed canons is thought to guarantee the continuity of tradition and the accuracy of iconic forms...
Creative Dismemberment among the Tamang and Sherpas of Nepal
The article looks at traditional stories that guide the correct manner for division of yak carcasses in Tamang tradition. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-15)
Āryadeva on the Career of the Boddhisattva
The article looks at the work of Āryadeva (ca. second-third century CE), who is recognized as one of the six ornaments of Mahāyāna Buddhism, that deals with the descriptions and explanations of the...
Some Notes on the House of lHa rGya-ri
The article presents information on the house of Lha Gyari (lHa rGya ri), a noble Tibetan family, looking closely at their early history, special customs, and social rank. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04...
Indabhūti's rDo-rje theg pa'i rtsa ba dang yan lag gi ltung ba'i bshags-pa: A Tantric Confessional Text
The article looks at Dorjé tekpé tsawa dang yenlak gi tungwé shakpa (rdo rje theg pa'i rtsa ba dang yan lag gi ltung ba'i bshags pa), written by Indrabhūti, as a traditional Tantric con...
The McMahon Line: The Further Development of the Disputed Boundary
The article deals with the further development of border issues that have arisen since the Simla Conference in 1913-194 between China, Britain, and Tibet. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-04-14)
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