Oracles and demons of Tibet: the cult and iconography of the Tibetan protective deities

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Book Faith India, 1996 - Religion - 666 pages
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This book is a study of the Tibetan protective deities, those gods worshipped by the Tibetans as protectors and guardians of Buddhism.

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There's no other book I know of that treats this subject so thoroughly. Really a fantastic resource. Read full review

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Includes descriptions of magic rituals ("white" and "black," "sympathetic" and "contagious") used by both Tibetan Buddhists and followers of the Bon faith in Tibet, with several important descriptions of Tibetan deities, native shamanism and the concept of oracles. Many rare photographs. Read full review

Contents

IThe Protective Deities Their classification appearance and attributes
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IIdPal ldan lha mo
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IThe group of the mGon po
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