The Mirror Illuminating the Royal Genealogies: Tibetan Buddhist Historiography : an Annotated Translation of the XIVth Century Tibetan Chronicle : RGyal-rabs Gsal- Baʼi Me-long

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Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, 1994 - Religion - 673 pages
 

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Contents

The Grand Histories of bSamyas and lHasa
9
Historical Tailoring Posthumous
23
The Printed Editions
36
I TrikayaLegend
61
III IndiaChina Legend
69
I Genealogy of China
77
II Genealogy of Tangut
84
I The AspirationPrayer and Avalokitesvaras Field of Conversion
97
IV King Khrisrong ldebtsan
358
V Introduction of AntiBuddhist Laws and Persecution
363
VI A BonBuddhist Controversy
366
VII The Invitation of Padmasambhava
368
VIII Preparation for Erecting a Temple
371
IX The Erection of the bSamyas Temple
375
X The Building of the Central Chapel
376
XI The Building of the bSamyas Satellite Chapels
381

the SnowClad Country of Tibet unto the Path of Maturation and Salvation
109
I The Royal Tibetan Progenitor
138
III King sPulde gungrgyal and Bon
144
IV King lHa thothori snyanshal and the Secret gNyan po
150
How Minister Thonmi Sambhota Invented an Alphabet from Indian
165
I The Legend of the SnakeheartSandalwood Idol
189
I Audience with the Nepalese King
202
II Returning to Tibet
209
I Audience with the Emperor
217
III Departing for Tibet
229
V The Escape of Minister mGar
236
VI Arrival in Tibet
242
Phrulsnang and Ramoche
253
III The Twelve Temples Suppressing the Demoness
261
IV The Rasa Phrulsnang Temple Miraculously Manifested
264
V The Elevenheaded Avalokitesvara
266
The Act of Consecration after the Successful Completion of the Two Temples of lHasa and the mThadul Yangmthadul Temples etc
283
I Excursion inside the Rasa Phrulsnang Temple
285
II The Consecration of the lHasa Temples
293
The Concealment of Treasuries and the Conversion of All Tibetan Subjects to Buddhism in order to Ensure the Emergence of Benefit and Felicity
299
I The Birth of Gungri gungbtsan
301
II The Monks from Khotan
303
III Gungri gungbtsan
306
IV Burial of Treasuries
307
How King Srongbtsan sgampo and his Two Queens Father and Mothers having fully Accomplished their Mission were Absorbed into the Heart of th...
313
I Revelation of the Hidden Gabpa mngonphyung
316
II The Ritual Apotheosis of the King and his Two Consorts
330
I King Mangsrong mangbtsan
346
II King Dussrong mangporje
348
III King Khrilde gtsugbrtsan
350
XII The Consecration of bSamyas
390
XIII The bSamyas Debate
399
XIV King Mune btsanpo
404
XV King Mutig btsanpo
407
XVI King Khrilde srongbtsan Sadnalegs
408
XVII King mNgabdag Ralpacan
410
XVIII The SinoTibetan Dynastic Relationship in Retrospect
417
XIX The AntiBuddhist Revolt
423
XX King Glangdarma
427
XXI The Regicide by lHalung dPal gyi rdorje
431
XXII Prince Odsrungs and Yumbrtan
435
XXIII The Royal Lineage of Yumbrtan
440
XXIV Buddhism Revived from Khams
444
XXV The Royal Lineage ofOdsrungs
451
XXVI The Invitation of Atisa
458
Appendix Chapter I
489
Appendix Chapter III
500
Appendix Chapter IV
510
Appendix Chapter VIII
517
Appendix Chapter IX
536
Appendix Chapter XI
543
Appendix Chapter XIV
551
Appendix Chapter XV
581
Appendix Chapter XVIII
591
Western Sources
611
Tibetan Sources
632
NameIndex Tibetan
655
Geographical Names Tibetan
665
NameIndex Sanskrit
671
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