Civilized shamans: Buddhism in Tibetan societies

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993 - Religion - 725 pages
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User Review  - AwberyWhite - LibraryThing

Samuel wrote Civilized Shamans for an anthropological audience, but the book has become a key text for students of Tibetís history and religion. He proposes that shamanic influence is greater in ... Read full review

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User Review  - William Higareda - Goodreads

Great book! A little bit of a dry read for those who aren't academically inclined, but it offers a wealth of information about the history of Buddhism's integration into Tibetan culture. It also thoroughly explains the function of Shamanism within a Buddhism context. Read full review


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