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crazy. Instead of calling him 'The Lunatic,' they began to speak of him as a
realized being, a saint. (Norbu 1986b:69) Norbu's uncle, who was the abbot of a
Sakyapa gompa, went to see him one day with a group of people, including
Several authors mention that pastoralists prefer the more shamanic and 'magical'
aspects of Tibetan Buddhism (Teichman 1922; D. Norbu 1974; and see Chapter
8). A preference for the non-Gelugpa traditions would go along with this (see N.
77? 12(6): 12- 13, 16. Norbu, Dawa. 1974. Red Star over Tibet. London, Collins.
Norbu, Jamyang. 1986. Warriors of Tibet. The Story of Aten and the Khampas'
Fight for the Freedom of 'Their Country. London, Wisdom. Norbu, Namkhai. 1966.
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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
Civilized Shamans: Buddhism in Tibetan SocietiesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
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