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Title: Brag dkar bkra shis sdings kyi sku 'bum: the Text, the Author, the Stupa and Its Importance in the Formation of Religious Politics in Sikkim
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Saul Mullard
One Sentence Summary: This article discusses the life of Namkha Jikmé (nam mkha’ ’jigs med) and summarizes one of his works on a stupa at Tashiding (bkra shis sdings), Sikkim.

Description: This is a summary, with select passages translated, of the text Brag dkar bkra shis sdings kyi sku ’bum mthong ba rang grol gyi dkar chag mdor bsdus don gsal me long. The text is a register of contents (dkar chag) of a stupa built at Tashiding (bkra shis sdings), Sikkim. In the introduction, Mullard summarizes of the life of Namkha Jikmé (nam mkha’ ’jigs med), the author of the text, with a focus on the political and religious motivations for his journey to Sikkim where he was instrumental in the creation of a new religious kingdom. (Ben Deitle 2006-02-16)

Publisher Place: Gangtok, Sikkim
Publisher: Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
Normalized publisher place: Gangtok, Sikkim
Publisher country: India
Publisher URL: http://www.tibetology.com/
Published Date: 2003-05
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/bot/bot_2003_01_02.pdf
Subject: Tashiding (bkra shi ldings)
Stupa (mchod rten)
Namkha Jikmé (nam mkha’ ’jigs med), Lhatsün (lha btsun), b. 1597
Genre: Notice of contents (dkar chag)
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Tibet -- Bulletin of Tibetology -- 2003, vol. 39, no. 1
Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Sikkim -- Bulletin of Tibetology -- Vol. 39, no. 1 (2003)
Cultural Coverage: Tibet
Temporal coverage: 17th century CE
Language: English
Source URL: www.tibetology.com/asp/Publications.htm
Source: Bulletin of Tibetology
Source Editor: Anna Balikci-Denjongpa
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 39
Source Number: 1
Source Page Numbers: 13-24
Frequency of publication: Semi-annually
ISBN/ISSN: 5251516

Means of availability: Articles are available in PDF format online within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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Resource Type: Article
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Date Of Record Creation: 2005-12-21 17:56:52
Date Record Checked: 2006-02-16
Date Last Modified: 2006-02-16 19:29:32
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