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Title Buddhism beyond the monastery : tantric practices and their performers in Tibet and the Himalayas / edited by Sarah Jacoby and Antonio Terrone
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (202 pages)
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 10/12
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 10/12
Contents Introduction to Buddhism Beyond the Monastery (Sarah Jacoby, Antonio Terrone); Eat it up or Throw it to the Dogs? Dge 'dun chos 'phel (1903-1951), Ma cig lab sgron (1055-1153) and Pha Dam pa sangs rgyas (d. 1117): A Ramble Through the Burial Grounds of Ordinary and 'Holy' Beings; To be or not to be Celibate: Morality and Consort Practices According to the Treasure Revealer Se ra mkha' 'gro's (1892-1940) Auto/biographical Writings (Sarah Jacoby); Householders and Monks: A Study of Treasure Revealers and their Role in Religious Revival in Contemporary Eastern Tibet (Antonio Terrone)
Summary Balancing the academic emphasis on Buddhist monastic studies, this volume focuses on noncelibate religious specialists including Tantric professionals, village lamas, spirit mediums, and Treasure revealers in Central and Eastern Tibet, Bhutan, and India from historical times to the present day
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Tantric Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Customs and practices -- Congresses.
Tantric Buddhism -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Customs and practices -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Jacoby, Sarah.
Terrone, Antonio.
International Association for Tibetan Studies. Seminar (10th : 2003 : Oxford, England)
LC no. 2009025040
ISBN 9004176004 (electronic bk.)
9047429443 (electronic bk.)
9789004176003 (electronic bk.)
9789047429449 (electronic bk.)