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Two of them, Dolpo and the Khumbu-Shorung region, are in Nepal, and a third,
Lahul, is in India (Himachal Pradesh). Dolpo: Remote Himalayan Valleys Dolpo
consists of a series of valleys in northern Nepal (see Chapter 6). This area has ...
Snellgrove describes about a dozen other small Buddhist gompa throughout
Dolpo. Most of these have a hereditary lama and some lay ch'opa. Jest describes
the resident hereditary lama of Kunsang Ch'ol- ing in the valley of Tarap, Kagar ...
The annual festivals centered around ch'am performances at the Dingri, Sakya,
and Ladakh gompa took place in Dolpo, too, on a smaller scale, and with lay ch'
opa rather than monastic performers. Snellgrove provides descriptions of these ...
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Samuel wrote Civilized Shamans for an anthropological audience, but the book has become a key text for students of Tibet’s history and religion. He proposes that shamanic influence is greater in ... Read full review
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Everything about this book on the political and religious history of Tibet is big. A 150-page discussion on the socio-economic developments in Tibet serves as an introduction; the major discussion on ... Read full review
Shamanic and Clerical Buddhism
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Buddhism in Contemporary Tibet: Religious Revival and Cultural Identity
Andrew L. Christenson
No preview available - 1998