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Author Bellezza, John Vincent.

Title Spirit-mediums, sacred mountains, and related Bon textual traditions in upper Tibet : calling down the gods / by John Vincent Bellezza
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 532 pages, 29 unnumbered pages of plates) : color illustrations
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 8
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 8. 1568-6183
Contents Foreword by Henk Blezer; Acknowledgments; i) Introduction to the spirit-mediums of Upper Tibet; ii) The greater tradition: cross-cultural comparisons; iii) Introduction to Part Two: interviews conducted with spirit-mediums; iv) Introduction to Part Three: the mountain deities of the spirit-mediums; v) Introduction to Part Four: spirit-mediums in the Bon literary tradition; vi) Introduction to Part Five: Bon literary references to the ritual implements and practices of the spiritmediums; i) bsTan-grag lha-pa, born circa 1925; ii) Pho-bo dbang-phyug, born circa 1920
iii) dPa' dam, born circa 1914iv) Khams-pa'i dpa' chung, born circa 1912; v) sPu-yu, born circa 1939; vi) Bu-chung, born circa 1919; vii) Lha-pa bstan-pa, born circa 1936; viii) Phyogs-bzhi lha-pa, born circa 1927; ix) Lha-klu, born circa 1948; x) dPa' mo, born circa 1925; xi) Pho-bo lha-dbang, born circa 1935; xii) sGrol-dkar, born circa 1952; xiii) Pho-bo mtsho-rgyal, born circa 1939; xiv) Karma rig 'dzin, born circa 1935; xv) Pho-bo chu-bza
Summary Unique original material on the phenomenon of the spirit-mediums of Upper Tibet, the men and women who channel the gods. With extensive interviews with members of this living tradition
Notes "Languages of the greater Himalayan region"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 489-500) and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
In English with passages in Tibetan (romanized); includes translations from Tibetan
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Subject Bon (Tibetan religion) -- Rituals -- Texts.
Shamans -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region.
Genre/Form Texts.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1429453087 (electronic bk.)
1433707292 (electronic bk.)
9004143882 (alk. paper)
9781429453080 (electronic bk.)
9781433707292 (electronic bk.)
9789004143883 (alk. paper)
(alk. paper)