Buddhism and Popular Ritual in Mongolian Religion: A Reexamination of the Fire Cult

  title={Buddhism and Popular Ritual in Mongolian Religion: A Reexamination of the Fire Cult},
  author={Christopher P. Atwood},
  journal={History of Religions},
  pages={112 - 139}
  • C. Atwood
  • Published 1 November 1996
  • History
  • History of Religions
L'A. propose une relecture des textes de priere touchant au culte du feu dans les rites populaires de la religion mongole. Ces textes forment un domaine original pour les etudes lamaistes des pratiques religieuses mongoles. La tradition bouddhiste offre la possibilite de transcender une identite simpliste du nomadisme par un chamanisme immuable. Cette nouvelle lecture permet egalement de porter un nouveau regard sur le travail de Mergen Diyanchi, le troisieme Mergen Gegen, un des plus… 
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