Tag Archives: Buddhism

Death, Gender & Tradition in Nepal & Tibet

A review of Death, Gender and Extraordinary Knowing: The Delog (’das log) Tradition in Nepal and Eastern Tibet, by Mary Alyson Prude. In this engaging…

Online Resources for Koreanists 3.0

Online Resources for Koreanists 3.0 Compiled by Amy Levine (Pusan National University) and Grace Jung (Pusan National University) South Korea has the highest percentage in the…

Tibetan Medicine in Indian Exile

A review of Tibetan Medicine in Exile: The Ethics, Politics and Science of Cultural Survival, by Stephan Kloos. This dissertation offers the first comprehensive ethnographic…

Life & Work of Shabkar Tsokdruk Rangdrol (1781-1851)

A review of Dissipating Boundaries: The Life, Song-Poems, and Non-Sectarian Paradigm of Shabkar Tsokdruk Rangdrol (1781-1851), by Rachel Hua-Wei Pang. Rachel H. Pang’s Dissipating Boundaries:…

Tradition of “Treasure Revelation” in Tibet

A review of Delivering the Lotus-born: Historiography in the Tibetan Renaissance, by Daniel Alexander Hirshberg. This dissertation focuses on the life and works of the…

Amoghavajra & Chinese Esoteric Buddhism

A review of Chinese Esoteric Buddhism: Amoghavajra and the Ruling Elite, by Geoffrey C. Goble. Scholars of Chinese Buddhism have often recognized Śubhākarasiṃha (637 –…

Ming Temples in the Sino-Tibetan Frontier

A review of The Impact of Imperial and Local Patronage on Early Ming Temples in the Sino-Tibetan Frontier, by Aurelia Campbell. From the outset, the…