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The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Charlene Makley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This wide-ranging, keenly observed study provides an account of the highly contested process through which the Tibetan Buddhist region of Labrang became incorporated into the People's Republic of ... More


Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature

Douglas S. Duckworth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190883959
eISBN:
9780190883980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883959.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers an engaging philosophical overview of Tibetan Buddhist thought. It shows the way that Buddhist theory informs Buddhist practice across various Tibetan traditions in ways that ... More


Contesting the Ultimate Experience

Yaroslav Komarovski

in Tibetan Buddhism and Mystical Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190244958
eISBN:
9780190245009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244958.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

Focusing on Tibetan sectarian polemics, this chapter outlines two positions that seem to be advocating contradictory forms of mediation preceding the direct realization of ultimate reality as well as ... More


Civil War, Strategic Alliances: The Madmen of Ü and Tsang in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Tibet

David M. DiValerio

in The Holy Madmen of Tibet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199391202
eISBN:
9780199391233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391202.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter attempts to locate the Madmen of Ü and Tsang in their historical moment. After laying out the circumstances of the civil war that dominated central Tibetan political affairs for most of ... More


Between Construction and Immediacy

Douglas S. Duckworth

in Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190883959
eISBN:
9780190883980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883959.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter begins with a discussion of emptiness and introduces two broad streams of interpretation of the import of negation. The “enframed” interpretation emphasizes the value of language and ... More


Zava Damdin’s “A 1931 Survey of Mongolian Monastic Colleges”

Matthew W. King

in Sources of Mongolian Buddhism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190900694
eISBN:
9780190900724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900694.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

This chapter presents a 1931 survey of Buddhist institutional life in Outer and Inner Mongolia and in Buryatia. It is a ground-level view by a Buddhist author writing from within the increasingly ... More


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