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By Jose Ignacio Cabezon

Ritual is without doubt one of the so much pervasive non secular phenomena within the Tibetan cultural international. regardless of its ubiquity and value to Tibetan cultural lifestyles, even if, in simple terms lately has Tibetan ritual been given the eye it merits. this can be the 1st scholarly assortment to target this crucial topic. targeted in its old, geographical and disciplinary breadth, this publication brings jointly 11 essays by means of a world forged of students engaged on ritual texts, associations and practices within the better Tibetan cultural international - Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, and Mongolia. whereas lots of the chapters specialize in Buddhism, care for ritual in Tibet's indigenous Bon faith. all the essays are unique to this quantity. an intensive advent by means of the editor presents a extensive evaluation of Tibetan ritual and contextualizes the chapters in the box of Buddhist and Tibetan reports. The booklet may still locate use in complicated undergraduate classes and graduate seminars on Tibetan faith. it is going to even be of curiosity to scholars and students of formality generally.

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