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Chod was taken up by most of the other major traditions as a supplementary
practice, as well as having some followers outside Tibet; Machig is reputed to
have remarked that while the other Buddhist traditions came from India to Tibet,
involved with Dzogch'en and the Nyingmapa tradition (Karma Thin- ley 1980).
Pema Karpo, the head incarnate lama of the Drugpa Kagyudpa order, was
another prolific writer in the scholarly tradition, whose relation to the yogic
tradition is ...
This is not intended as a general endorsement of the Great and Little Tradition
model for Asian societies. The reciprocal relationship between urban and rural
contexts, with the literate tradition based in the urban center and an '
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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