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India, New Mexico, and the Specter of Tibet: On the Trail of the Tibetan Diaspora

in Immigrant Ambassadors: Citizenship and Belonging in the Tibetan Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760171
eISBN:
9780804776318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760171.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the contours of the Tibetan diaspora, specifically those diasporic sites—the actual places where diasporic Tibetans live—where the research for this book was conducted. The ... More


“Reconstructing the God-Fearing Community”: Filming Tibet in the Twenty-First Century

Donghui He

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses recent documentary-style film representations of Tibetan ecology by experimental-mainstream Chinese director Tian Zhuangzhuang and Tibetan director Wanma Caidan, focusing on ... More


Unbounded Wholeness: Bon, Dzogchen, and the Logic of the Nonconceptual

Anne Carolyn Klein and Tenzin Wangyal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195178494
eISBN:
9780199784790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178491.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book provides a study and translation of the Authenticity of Open Awareness, a foundational text of the Bon Dzogchen tradition. This is the first time a Bon philosophical text of this scope has ... More


To Hell and Back

Bryan J. Cuevas

in Travels in the Netherworld: Buddhist Popular Narratives of Death and the Afterlife in Tibet

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195341164
eISBN:
9780199851706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341164.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter begins with a discussion of the meaning of délok. It sets out the purpose of the book, which is to provide fresh perspectives on Tibetan religious culture in the hope that these insights ... More


Introduction

Peter Schwieger

in The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168526
eISBN:
9780231538602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168526.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter sets out the three central questions addressed by the present study: How did the political role of the trülku position develop? What was its nature in various circumstances? ... More


Introduction: Stories and Songs of the Great Brahmin Saraha

Kurtis R. Schaeffer

in Dreaming the Great Brahmin: Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173734
eISBN:
9780199850303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173734.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the literary history and the influence of the Treasury of Dohā Verses by the Great Brahmin poet Saraha on Tibetan culture ... More


Felt: Fluxus, Joseph Beuys, and the Dalai Lama

Chris Thompson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653546
eISBN:
9781452946184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653546.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book provides a nonlinear look at the engagement of the postwar avant-garde with Eastern spirituality, a context in which the German artist Joseph Beuys appears as an uneasy shaman. Centered on ... More


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