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Sakyapa, Kagyiidpa, Nyingmapa, and to a lesser extent Bonpo all participated in
the nineteenth-century Rimed or 'nonsectarian' movement (see Chapter 27) and
their modern forms have been significantly shaped by Rimed.
today continue to come from Sakyapa, Nyingmapa, and Kagyiidpa gompa, and to
continue the specific lineages and practices of their own gompa as well as the
general Rimed practices. The term rimed is sometimes translated as 'eclectic'; ...
If Rimed is considered as a synthesis, it is so in a quite different manner from the
Gelugpa position. Tsongk'apa and his successors sought to narrow down, to
define, to bring together in a single set of teachings all that was essential within ...
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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
No preview available - 1998