Tag Archives: University of Virginia

Monastic Pedagogy in Tibetan Buddhism 15-18c

A review of Monastic Pedagogy on Emptiness in the Geluk Sect of Tibetan Buddhism: Intellectual History and Analysis of Topics Concerning Ignorance According to Svātantrika-Mādhyamika…

Vegetarianism in Tibet

A review of Food of Sinful Demons: A History of Vegetarianism in Tibet, by Geoffrey Francis Barstow Geoffrey Barstow’s dissertation is a comprehensive and extensive…

Mega Monasteries in Tibet

A review of The Mother of All Monasteries: Gönlung Jampa Ling and the Rise of Mega Monasteries in Northeastern Tibet, by Brenton Sullivan. In The…

Delhi Slum Life & Self-Cultivation

A review of “I Have My Own Two Hands”: Re-Interpreting the Risks of Slum Life in Delhi and Cultivating the Self through Neighborhood, Citizenship, Kinship,…

US Foreign Policy toward Iran 1990-2003

A review of The Iran Narrative: Ideas, Discourse, and Domestic Politics in the Making of U.S. Foreign Policy toward Iran, 1990-2003, by Christopher Joseph Ferrero….

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:…