Sources Of Tibetan Tradition

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Kurtis R. Schaeffer | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231135993
ISBN 13 : 0231135998

The most comprehensive collection of Tibetan works in a Western language, this volume illuminates the complex historical, intellectual, and social development of Tibetan civilizati..

The Tibetan History Reader

Pub Date : 2013-04-02 | Author : Gray Tuttle | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231144698
ISBN 13 : 0231144695

Answering a critical need for an accurate, in-depth history of Tibet, this single-volume resource reproduces essential, hard-to-find essays from the past fifty years of Tibetan stu..

Sources Of Indian Traditions

Pub Date : 2014-04-15 | Author : Rachel Fell McDermott | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231510929
ISBN 13 : 0231510926

For more than fifty years, students and teachers have made the two-volume resource Sources of Indian Traditions their top pick for an accessible yet thorough introduction to Indian..

The Culture Of The Book In Tibet

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Kurtis R. Schaeffer | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231147163
ISBN 13 : 0231147163

Drawing on sources spanning the fourteenth through the eighteenth centuries, Kurtis R. Schaeffer envisions the scholars and hermits, madmen and ministers, kings and queens responsi..

The Tibetan Assimilation Of Buddhism

Pub Date : 2002-02-07 | Author : Matthew T. Kapstein | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195348508
ISBN 13 : 9780195348507

This book explores the Buddhist role in the formation of Tibetan religious thought and identity. In three major sections, the author examines Tibet's eighth-century conversion, sou..