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7 Tibetan Communities The material so far suggests that we can distinguish, in
general terms, four kinds of Tibetan communities. I refer to these as centralized
agricultural, remote agricultural, pastoral, and urban. Centralized agricultural ...
2) gives us a picture of a small trading community. Ganggar, with 230 households
, was the largest settlement in Dingri. The local dzongwas some 60 km distant, at
Shelkar, but a subordinate officer was assigned to Ganggar; Aziz comments ...
gompa with substantial communities of trapa, along with smaller ani gompa and
various nonmonastic types of ch'dpa. The Dingri Region: State Gompa and
Popular Gompa The major trading center of Dingri, studied from refugee
accounts by ...
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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