The Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism : Conversion, Contestation, and Memory: Conversion, Contestation, and Memory
Matthew T. Kapstein Associate Professor in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations University of Chicago Divinity School
Oxford University Press, USA, Aug 28, 2000 - Religion - 336 pages
This book explores the Buddhist role in the formation of Tibetan religious thought and identity. In three major sections, the author examines Tibet's eighth-century conversion, sources of dispute within the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, and the continuing revelation of the teaching in both doctrine and myth.
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