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“The Life of the Madman of Ü” By David DiValerio

“The Life of the Madman of Ü” By David DiValerio

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 17:11 / in Reading List

Published in October 2016 by Oxford University Press, “The Life of the Madman of Ü” by David DiValerio tells the story of Künga Zangpo (1458-1532), a famous Tibetan Buddhist ascetic of the Kagyü sect. Having grown weary of the trials of human existence, Zangpo renounced the world during his teenage years, committing himself to learning and practicing the holy Dharma […]

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“Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of Sönam Peldren” By Suzanne M. Bessenger

“Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of Sönam Peldren” By Suzanne M. Bessenger

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Published in August 2016 by Oxford University Press, “Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of Sönam Peldren” by Suzanne M. Bessenger explores the issues of gender and sainthood raised by the discovery of a previously unpublished “liberation story” of the fourteenth-century Tibetan female Buddhist practitioner Sönam Peldren.

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“The Buddha Party” By John Powers

“The Buddha Party” By John Powers

0 by / on 21/12/2016, 14:37 / in Reading List

Published in October 2016 by Oxford University Press, “The Buddha Party: How the People’s Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism” by John Powers tells the story of how the PRC employs propaganda to define Tibetan Buddhist belief and sway opinion within the country and abroad.

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