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Buddhism in Contemporary Tibet: Religious Revival


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Juli 1998

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A look at religious revival in Chinese-ruled Tibet following the Cultural Revolution in China. These essays reveal the vibrancy of the ancient Buddhist religion in contemporary Tibet and also the problems that religion and Tibetan culture in general are facing in a radically altered world. 37 photos.

Portrait

Melvyn C. Goldstein is John Reynolds Harkness Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Research on Tibet at Case Western University. Matthew T. Kapstein is Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies in the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. His publications include a translation of Dudjom Rinpoche's The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism (1991) and the catalogue and ten-volume edition of The 'Dzam-thang Edition of the Collected Works of Kun-mkhyen Dol-po-pa Shes-rab-rgyal-mtshan (1992/3).

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"An important work making a major contribution to our understanding of how Tibetan religion and culture survive and adapt under Chinese occupation."--"Asian Affairs
EAN: 9780520211315
ISBN: 0520211316
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1998
Seitenanzahl: 235 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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