Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region, Volume 7 A Grammar of Sunwar

Descriptive Grammar, Paradigms, Texts and Glossary

Dörte Borchers

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Edited by Kurt Tropper,University of Vienna and Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, University of Lausanne / École Pratique des Hautes Études Paris

The articles brought together in this volume not only deal with Tibetan inscriptions on such diverse writing supports as paper, temple walls, rocks and tsha tshas, they also span a wide range in respect to the contents of the historical and religious epigraphs discussed.
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9789004250697
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9789004252417
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June 2013
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Edited by Katia Buffetrille, École pratique des Hautes Études

Through ten contributions written by specialists, Revisiting Rituals in a Changing Tibetan World examines the changes rituals have undergone in Tibet, Nepal and Mongolia in the wake of political and socio-cultural upheavals.
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31
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9789004232174
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9789004235007
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August 2012
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Stefan Larsson, University of California, Berkeley

Best known today as the author of the Life of Milarepa, Tsangnyön Heruka (1452–1507) was one of the most influential mad yogins of Tibet. Stefan Larsson’s Crazy for Wisdom, describes Tsangnyön Heruka's life, based on narratives by his disciples, and examines an unexpected aspect of fifteenth...
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9789004203938
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9789004232877
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September 2012
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Carl S. Yamamoto, Towson University

This book examines the life of Lama Zhang, key figure in the "Tibetan renaissance"—a tantric master and literary innovator who forged a new model of rulership and community that would set the standard for later religious rulers of Lhasa.
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29
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9789004212404
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9789004230101
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May 2012
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Edited by Christoph Cüppers, Lumbini International Research Institute, Nepal, Leonard van der Kuijp, Harvard University, Ulrich Pagel, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. With a Chinese Introduction by Dobis Tsering Gyal

The Handbook of Iconometry (ca. 1687) reproduces, in facsimile, a lavishly illustrated treatise describing the iconometic principles and measurements at the heart of the 17th-century art of Tibet. It includes over 150 drawings of buddhas, bodhisattvas and divinities, 70 script types and 14 stupa...
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9789004180147
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June 2012
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Barbara Gerke

How do Tibetans in India's Darjeeling Hills understand the life-span and various life-forces that influence longevity? This book analyses ethnographic and textual material demonstrating how Tibetans utilise temporal frameworks in medical, astrological, divinatory, and ritual contexts to locate...
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9789004217034
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9789004217485
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December 2011
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Saul Mullard

Using seventeenth and eighteenth century sources from the former Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim, this book examines the construction of Sikkimese historiography and presents an interpretation of the history of state formation of Sikkim.
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26
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9789004208957
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9789004208964
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November 2011
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Edited by Matthew T. Kapstein and Sam van Schaik

Drawing a wide variety of texts and images from Dunhuang, the six original contributions to this collection advance our understanding of the development of Esoteric Buddhism in late first millennium Tibet and China. Ritual, philosophy, and mortuary practice are among the topics considered.
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25
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9789004182035
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9789004190146
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January 2010
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Rolf A. Stein. Translated and edited by Arthur P. McKeown

This book is the first collection and translation in English of Rolf Stein's groundbreaking series of articles on Tibetan history, Tibetica antiqua. Drawing on the earliest available sources, Stein discusses the Tibetan transition to Buddhism, a transition influenced by both Indian and Chinese...
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9789004183384
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9789004190153
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April 2010
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by Tsepon Wangchuk Deden Shakabpa. Translated and annotated by Derek F. Maher

A sustained argument for Tibetan independence, this volume also serves as an introduction to many aspects of Tibetan culture, society, and especially religion with a compendium of biographies of the most significant religious and political figures.
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23
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9789004177321
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9789047430766
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October 2009
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