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lay rulers, generally referred to depa or pdnpo, which are less specific titles than
generic terms for lay rulers and administrators. Five had lama rulers (see also
Carrasco 1959). Information about these states is summarized in the following ...
After the collapse of the early T1betan kingdom a series of dynasties claiming
descent from the kings became local rulers in parts of western Tibet (see Petech
1977; D. Jackson 1976, 1984). There are still substantial relics of this period and
Its collapse in a.d. 842 was followed by what Turrell Wylie (1963) has called the '
local hegemonic period' where local rulers, in some cases survivals of the old
local ruling families or offshoots of the royal dynasty, had at most control over ...
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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