Encyclopaedia of Tibet: Society and culture of Tibet, Volume 3

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Suresh K. Sharma, Usha Sharma
Anmol Publications Pvt Ltd, 1996 - Reference - 285 pages
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Contents

Religion
1
Religion
9
Religion and Government in Tibet
16
The Bon Pon Religion
25
Origin of the Prayer Om Mani Padme Hum
33
The Sixteen Human Principles Micho Tsangma Chudruk
39
Tibetan and Hindu Mythology
40
The Religions of the Tibetans Hindus and Bhotias Compared
42
The Lamaic Hierarchy of Tibet
129
The Grand Lama and His Evolution as the PriestGod of Lhasa
130
The Tashi Lama and his Temple City
138
The Sects of Lamaism
143
The Days of the Great Reformer Tsongkapa and the Fall of the First Dynasty About 14001580
151
Panchen Rinpoche Lozan Pandan Yeshe
157
Changes in Primitive Buddhism Leading to Lamaism
165
Lamaism
170

Buddhism and Written Language in Tibet
47
The Power of Buddhism
49
Symbolism in Tibetan Buddhism
51
Rise and Progress of Buddhism in Tibet
55
An Outline of the Buddhism of Tibet
64
Life and Legend of TsonKhapa LoSsanTagpa the Great Buddhist Reformer of Tibet
73
Detached Notices of the Different Buddhist Schools of Tibet
77
Mahatmas and Tibetan Mystics
83
Life in the Sera Monastery
84
Mysterious Monasteries
88
Tholing Monastery in Western Tibet A Cultural Link between Greater India Pala Bengal and Tibet
93
The Sakya Monastery
96
The Priesthood
100
Rise Development and Spread of Lamaism
103
Lamaism
117
Meeting with the Incarnate Bodhisattva
173
The Monasteries of Tibet
178
Monasteries
186
Sacred Manasarovara and its Legends
198
The Charter of Hemis Monastery Kagyupa Order
201
Selected Passages from the Charter of Sera Monastery
204
The WarriorPriest of Sera
208
Endowment of Funds for Namling Monastery in Western Tibet
211
The Lamas Holy of Holies
212
The City and its Temples
220
Missionarys Review
228
Future of the Tibetan Religions
232
Temples Priests and Convents of Gyantse and Neighbourhood with visit to the caves of the Entombed Hermits
235
Religious Services
248
The Last Rites
250

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