A Brief History of Tibetan Academic Degrees in Buddhist Philosophy
This survey offers insights into the history and structure of the Tibetan scholastic tradition, and the changes that it has undergone over the last 800 years. Drawing on numerous original Tibetan sources, the academic degrees are described along with the etymology of the various titles.
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