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Situating Bön and the Life of Shardza

William M. Gorvine

in Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The opening chapter locates Bön within a broader Tibetan cultural landscape, with a view to how historical developments have contributed to modern Bönpo identity in the nineteenth and early twentieth ... More


Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

William M. Gorvine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The book examines the religious biography of Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen (1859–1934), the most significant modern figure representing the Tibetan Bön religion, a vital minority tradition underrepresented ... More


Measures, Miracles, and Representations

William M. Gorvine

in Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 5 takes up critical issues that both reflected and shaped the larger Bön community of which Tenpé Gyaltsen is a part, and for whom he primarily writes. The author considers how the ... More


Naked Seeing: The Great Perfection, the Wheel of Time, and Visionary Buddhism in Renaissance Tibet

Christopher Hatchell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982905
eISBN:
9780199369980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982905.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Naked Seeing investigates visionary yogas in the Tibetan Bön and Buddhist traditions: practices in which a meditator dwells in a dark room or gazes at the open sky, with the goal of experiencing ... More


Advice on the Six Lamps

Christopher Hatchell

in Naked Seeing: The Great Perfection, the Wheel of Time, and Visionary Buddhism in Renaissance Tibet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982905
eISBN:
9780199369980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982905.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides full English translations of the Bön Great Perfection texts Advice on the Six Lamps, and Drugyalwa’s commentary to this text. The text discusses how a luminous awareness, ... More


Commentary on the Intended Meaning of the Six Lamps

Christopher Hatchell and Drugom Gyalwa Yungdrung

in Naked Seeing: The Great Perfection, the Wheel of Time, and Visionary Buddhism in Renaissance Tibet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982905
eISBN:
9780199369980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982905.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides full English translations of the Bön Great Perfection texts Advice on the Six Lamps, and Drugyalwa’s commentary to this text. The text discusses how a luminous awareness, ... More


Introduction

Christopher Hatchell

in Naked Seeing: The Great Perfection, the Wheel of Time, and Visionary Buddhism in Renaissance Tibet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982905
eISBN:
9780199369980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982905.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the 11th century religious renaissance in Tibet, and the rise of esoteric visionary practices. It provides a basic introduction to the three major groups examined in the book: ... More


Advice on the Six Lamps

Christopher Hatchell

in Naked Seeing: The Great Perfection, the Wheel of Time, and Visionary Buddhism in Renaissance Tibet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199982905
eISBN:
9780199369980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982905.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter discusses the history of the Bön Great Perfection group known as the Oral Tradition from Zhang Zhung, and provides background for their visionary text Advice on the Six Lamps.


Introduction

William M. Gorvine

in Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this opening section the author introduces Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen, the Tibetan Bön religion’s most renowned and influential luminary of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The author describes ... More


Translation of  The Pleasure Garden

William M. Gorvine

in Envisioning a Tibetan Luminary: The Life of a Modern Bönpo Saint

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199362349
eISBN:
9780190914547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199362349.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 6 consists of a full translation of the condensed edition of Shardza’s life-story. The translation offers the reader an extended look into the rich body of material constituting one of the ... More


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