Nangshig: A Tibetan Bonpo Monastery and its Family in Amdo

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Title:Nangshig: A Tibetan Bonpo Monastery and its Family in Amdo

ISBN:9789937623598

Author:Tsering Thar

Publisher:Vajra Books/ Vajra Publications

Publish Year:2016

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Religion | Tibet | Tibetan Politics

Language:English

Remarks:Colour Photographs, Map, Acknowledgments, Bibliography and Appendix.

Pages:147

Size:153 x 228 mm

Weight(gms):255

Price:USD 14.12

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  • In the eleventh century a Bonpo master named Do ‘phags Yon tan rgyal mtshan established a hermitage in the rNga khog region of eastern Tibet, corresponding to modern-day rNga ba (Chinese Aba) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province. This hermitage was the nucleus of a religious center that would culminate, in 1168, in the foundation of Nangshig (sNang zhig) monastery. sNang zhig has survived centuries of sectarian rivalry and political uncertainty to become the largest Bonpo monastery in the entire Tibetan cultural region. The result of years of textual enquiry and field-based investigation by an eminent Tibetan scholar, this volume—the first monograph of a Bonpo monastery in the PRC—represents an important contribution to the cultural and religious history of Tibet. 

    Tsering Thar

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