Himalayan Mountain Cults: Sailung, Kalingchok, Gosainkund Territorial Rituals and Tamang Histories

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Vajra Publications, 2007 - Fasts and feasts - 204 pages
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On religious feasts, rituals, and social customary practice of Tamang community around the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

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Contents

Foreword
8
Who are the Tamangs? Tibetan Affiliations and Schemes
21
Tamang Clan Dong and Ancestor Dong Chenpo
29
Copyright

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5th Dalai Lama among the Tamangs ancestor ancient Tibetan Avalokiteshvara Barkhu Bhimsen Bhutan Bodhnath bompo Brokchan Buddhist priest Buddhist text Burunga butter lamp cave Chari Ghyang Charikot Chayarsaba chorten cult dangur deities Dhunche Dolakha Dong drum earth Eighteen Great Clans ethnonym female festival five ancestors Ganesh Himal ganga Gauri Shankar Gelugpa Ghising Ghyang goddess gods Gole Gompa Gorkha Gosainkund Gosainkund Lake Gurung guthi Gyalsa Helambu Himalayan Hindu Hinduism Kali Kalingchok Karmapa Karmapa Lama Karpo Kathmandu Valley kingdom Kosi river Kukpa Khachyoi Kyirong Lama land Langtang legend Magar Mahadev Mahakali Malla Malla kingdom mandala Maoist marriage marriage circle meme meme khor Middle Hills Milarepa Moktan monastery mountain myth Nepal Newar Nuwakot Nyalam Nyingma Nyingmapa offerings Padmasambhava Parshuram patriclan Phoi Sibda Karpo phola phurba pilgrimage pilgrims political Prithvi Narayan Shah protector deities religious Risiangku ritual rock Rudra Rudri Ruichen Cyopge sacred sites Sailung Phoi Sibda Sailung region Samye Sanu Sailung Seti Seti Devi shamans Shamarpa Shiva sibda Sindhu Sindhu Palchok Songtsen Gampo stone stupas summit Sun Kosi Sunuwar Tamang bompo Tamang Buddhist Tamang clans Tamang language Tamang village tamba temple Thakali Thangmi Thokar Thulo Sailung Tibet Tibetan Buddhist Tibetan kings Tibetan plateau Tibetan script Tibeto-Burman Timal tradition tridents trisul Tshe Tsho Tulku White Lake Yaksa Malla Yarlung valley Yolmo Yonjon

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