New PDF release: A Corpus of Early Tibetan Inscriptions

By H. E. Richardson

ISBN-10: 0947593004

ISBN-13: 9780947593001

First released in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

Show description

Read or Download A Corpus of Early Tibetan Inscriptions PDF

Similar ethnic studies books

Switzerland in Perspective: (Contributions in Sociology) - download pdf or read online

This quantity is the single choice of essays to be had in English on smooth Swiss economic climate, society, and tradition. Twelve of Switzerland's most outstanding social scientists convey their principles and viewpoints approximately their nation's prior, current, and sure destiny in a readable and informative method. The e-book presents an engaging and present description and research of many facets of this precise and little identified country--its paintings and relaxation, its political and financial constitution, its academic procedure, adjustments affecting its girls, households, and teenagers, how the Swiss view themselves and are considered via others, and geographically diverse existence areas and kinds comparable to these of its towns and its extra conventional mountain areas.

Download PDF by Elizabeth Ammons: Tricksterism in Turn-of-the-Century American Literature: A

No markings. Binding is tight, covers and backbone totally intact. All edges are fresh. earlier owner's inscription in ink, neat. contains index. Very fresh, crisp, and tight reproduction. now not Ex-Library. All books provided from DSB are stocked at our shop in Fayetteville, AR. shop on delivery by means of ordering a number of titles.

Social Scientific Studies of Religion in China: Methodology, - download pdf or read online

This e-book presents a sampling of modern box experiences of religions in China, besides theoretical reflections via sociologists, anthropologists and spiritual experiences students, either in and out China, at the revival of the social clinical research of faith in chinese language societies.

Download e-book for iPad: Black Women in the New World Order: Social Justice and the by Willa M. Hemmons

This publication employs a sociological standpoint to envision the placement of the African American girl in gentle of fixing worldwide monetary, political, and academic occasions. The criminal discussion board is applied besides social information to explain the worsening plight of girls and minorities within the face of intensified ethnic pageant and diminished international assets.

Extra info for A Corpus of Early Tibetan Inscriptions

Sample text

D. In those regions many Buddhist temples had existed long before the arrival of the Tibetans who later founded their own temples and monasteries. Khri Srong-lde-brtsan is credited in the Skar-cung inscription (pp. 74, 75) and in DTH p. 114 with building temples "at the centre and on the borders, dbung mthar"; and some of those on the border, in the Tun-huang region, are named in TLTD II pp. 88-91. The inscription and the detailed bka'-gtsigs together thus show the existence of a considerable number of Buddhist institutions of some sort throughout Tibet and its dependencies in the middle of the reign of Khri Srong-lde-brtsan.

Phrul in relation to the early, legendary kings, as Madame Macdonald argues (lac. ), describes magical powers but for the historical kings it implies, rather, intellectual qualities, though of a superhuman nature. That is confirmed for the expression 'phrul gyi lha (which I formerly translated "divine manifestation") in Un ensemble semantique by Professor R. A. Stein (BSOAS XXXVI, 1973) who shows that 'phrul is there an analogue of Chinese cheng "sage" in the title of the Emperor, and in other instances also.

Apart from Klu-khong, his father and grandfather, the only other member of the clan of whom I find mention in early mss is the monk Rgyal-mchog-dbyangs (TLTD II p. 86). The place Ngan-lam Tshal sar-pa appears in DTH 18. The family may have been of Sogdian origin. The name Ngan or An is Sogdian according to Pulleyblank (TP XLI) and there were Sogdian colonies in the Lop Nor region (Pelliot JA. 1916) and near the Kokonor (Stein, Epopee p. 306 n. 69). 14. sog. Uray in AOH 1960 p. 48 dismisses the meaning "grass, straw" and sees a connection with sob "empty".

Download PDF sample

A Corpus of Early Tibetan Inscriptions by H. E. Richardson


by James
4.4

Rated 4.38 of 5 – based on 21 votes