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Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from Buddhist India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195166415
eISBN:
9780199784783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166418.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book provides accurate, accessible translations of three classics of medieval Indian Buddhist mysticism: the “couplet-treasuries” of the great tantric masters Saraha, Kanha, and Tilopa. Since ... More


Introduction

Roger R. Jackson

in Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from Buddhist India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195166415
eISBN:
9780199784783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166418.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the possible origins of the verses translated in this book: the three surviving Apabhramśa-language collections of rhyming couplets, ... More


Saraha's Treasury of Couplets

Roger R. Jackson

in Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from Buddhist India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195166415
eISBN:
9780199784783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166418.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A translation of verses by Saraha is presented.


Kāṇha's Treasury of Couplets

Roger R. Jackson

in Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from Buddhist India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195166415
eISBN:
9780199784783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166418.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A translation of verses by Kānha is presented.


Tilopa's Treasury of Couplets

Roger R. Jackson

in Tantric Treasures: Three Collections of Mystical Verse from Buddhist India

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195166415
eISBN:
9780199784783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166418.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

A translation of verses by Tilopa is presented.


The Emerging Independence of the UNHCR Under Auguste Lindt

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Two political events at the centre of world politics in the mid‐ to late‐1950s—the Hungarian Revolution and the subsequent intervention by the USSR and the Algerian War of National Independence ... More


Tibetan Buddhist Narratives of the Forces of Creation

Frances Garrett

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter examines different models of fetal growth in premodern religious and medical Tibetan embryological narratives, which describe causal forces such as karma, the natural elements, the ... More


The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Charles Ramble

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is a study of religion in a Tibetanised community of highland Nepal. The village of Te, in Mustang District, is nominally Buddhist: until recent times it had a tradition of Sakyapa ... More


Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Trent Pomplun

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is the first full‐length study in any language of Ippolito Desideri (1684–1733), a Jesuit missionary who traveled in Tibet from 1715 to 1721. Based on close readings of a wide range of ... More


Introduction

Charles Ramble

in The Navel of the Demoness: Tibetan Buddhism and Civil Religion in Highland Nepal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195154146
eISBN:
9780199868513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154146.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The original aim of the research that led to this book was to explore the confrontation between Buddhism and Himalayan “pagan” religion, based on the sacrificial cult of territorial gods. It was ... More


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