The illuminating mirror : Tibetan studies in honour of Per K. Sørensen on the occasion of his 65th birthday

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Full title: The illuminating mirror : Tibetan studies in honour of Per K. Sørensen on the occasion of his 65th birthday / edited by Olaf Czaja and Guntram Hazod.
Other authors: Czaja, Olaf, (Editor)
Hazod, Guntram, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • May the "Original" Lam rim chen mo please stand up!: a note on its indigenous textual criticism / Leonard W.J. van der Kuijp.
  • "The boatman is more beautiful than a god": poetising and singing on the rivers in central and southern Tibet / Diana Lange.
  • Considerations on the Gtsug lag khang in the Dpal 'khor chos sde of Rgyal rtse / Erberto F. Lo Bue.
  • The Pith Instructions on the Mahāyāna Uttaratantra (Theg chen rgyud bla' i gdams pa)
  • A missing link in the meditation tradition of the Maitreya works / Klaus-Dieter Mathes.
  • The importance of water in Tibet and its influence on Sa dpyad / Petra Maurer.
  • 'We swear our grandparents were there!' (or, what can the sex pistols can tell us about Padmasambhava?): the making of myth in 10th century Tibet and 20th century England / Robert Mayer.
  • An introduction to the 'testimony' of the Barfung ('Bar spungs) family: an important source for the study of Sikkim's social and political history / Saul Mullard.
  • The demoness's right (or left) knee (or ankle): a pilgrim's account of Traduntse temple from 1898 / Charles Ramble.
  • "16 Human Norms" (mi chos bcu drug)
  • Indian, Chinese, and Tibetan / Ulrike Roesler.
  • Bibliography and cultural history: remarks on the Bka' gdams glegs bam / Marta Sernesi.
  • Rescuing history from tantric sex: Tibetan tantric buddhism at the Mongol court of the Great Khans / Shen Weirong.
  • Tibetan interpretations of authenticity: the four means of authentication (tshad ma bzhi) belonging to the mantra vehicle in the Sa skya and 'Bri gung traditions / Jan-Ulrich Sobisch.
  • Peripheral elites of the eastern Himalayas: The 'Maternal Uncle Lord of Ber mkhar' of Tawang / Lobsang Tenpa.
  • Bka' gdams pa religious politics in Dbus: the one hundred years after A ti sha's death / Roberto Vitali.
  • Biblioclasm/Libricide in the history of Tibetan Buddhism / Dorji Wangchuk.
  • A preliminary survey of the songs of Zhang Tshal pa / Carl S. Yamamoto.