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Tibetan Buddhism A Very Short Introduction

Tibetan Buddhism A Very Short Introduction

by Matthew T. Kapstein

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199735129
Pages: 152
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 4 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-21
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The Tibetan Buddhist tradition has known over thirteen centuries of continuous development. During that time, it has spread among the neighboring peoples - the Mongol, Himalayan, and Siberian peoples, Manchus and Chinese. At its height is has been practiced in regions as far west as the Volga river and to the east in Beijing. Its capacity for creative adaptation is demonstrated by its recent growth in Europe and America. At the same time, it is at the center of political contestation in ethnically Tibetan regions...