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Travels in the Netherworld
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The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations
In its teachings, practices, and institutions, Buddhism in its varied Asian forms has been - and continues to be - centrally concerned with death and the dead. Yet surprisingly "death in Buddhism"Expand
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Some Reflections on the Periodization of Tibetan History
Bryan J. Cuevas (Florida State University, USA) istory is always expressed as a narrative, a story about the past. To write a story out of the events of the past, historians must give those events aExpand
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A Ghost in Monk's Robes
A Lama in Distress
The All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat: The Life of Ra Lotsawa
The All-Pervading Melodious Drumbeat tells the story of Ra Lotsawa Dorje Drak. Though canonized as a saint and a fully enlightened buddha, the eleventh-century Ra Lotsawa's life story presents aExpand
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The Hidden History of the Tibetan Book of the Dead
In 1927, Oxford University Press published the first western-language translation of a collection of Tibetan funerary texts (the Great Liberation upon Hearing in the Bardo) under the title TheExpand
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