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Tibetan Buddhism A Very Short Introduction

Tibetan Buddhism A Very Short Introduction

by Matthew T. Kapstein

Editorial: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199735129
Número de páginas: 152
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 4 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-08-06
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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...