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Buddhists, Shamans, and SovietsRituals of History in Post-Soviet Buryatia

Buddhists, Shamans, and Soviets: Rituals of History in Post-Soviet Buryatia

Justine Buck Quijada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190916794
eISBN:
9780190916824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916794.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

History in the Soviet Union was a political project. From the Soviet perspective, Buryats, an indigenous Siberian ethnic group, were a “backward” nationality that was carried along on the inexorable ... More

Reincarnation in Tibetan BuddhismThe Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Karmapa and the Invention of a Tradition

Ruth Gamble

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190690779
eISBN:
9780190690809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Buddhism

Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism examines how the third Karmapa hierarch, Rangjung Dorjé (1284–1339) transformed Buddhist belief about reincarnation into a Tibetan institution based on lineage. It ... More

Tibetan Buddhism and Mystical Experience

Tibetan Buddhism and Mystical Experience

Yaroslav Komarovski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190244958
eISBN:
9780190245009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244958.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

This book connects the Tibetan Buddhist polemics over realization of ultimate reality with contemporary debates regarding mystical experience. It argues that realization of ultimate reality as ... More

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