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The Western Mongolian Clear Script and the Making of a Buddhist State

Richard Taupier

in Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199958641
eISBN:
9780190206819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958641.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The chapter addresses the creation of the so-called Clear Script by the seventeenth-century Oirat lama Zaya Pandita. It was intended to serve a canonical purpose but also became an important ... More


Buddhism in Mongolian History, Culture, and Society

Vesna A. Wallace (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199958641
eISBN:
9780190206819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958641.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume comprises fifteen chapters dedicated to the study of Buddhism among various Mongolian ethnic groups: Khalkha, Oirats/Dzungars/Kalmyks, and Buryats. It presents historical figures that ... More


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