Civilized shamans: Buddhism in Tibetan societies

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993 - Religion - 725 pages

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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 Societies

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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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