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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


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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