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Tibetan resources in North America =

Tibetan resources in North America =

Bod kyi rig gźuṅ thon khuṅs.

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Published by Himalayas Council of the Asia Society in [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet (China),
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Library resources -- North America.,
    • Tibet (China) -- Library resources.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesBod kyi rig gźuṅ thon khuṅs.
      SeriesOccasional paper - The Himalayas Council of the Asia Society ;, no. 3
      ContributionsKutcher, Joan., Asia Society. Himalayas Council.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ3107.T5 T56 1979, DS786 T56 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p. :
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4127611M
      LC Control Number80100699

      Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center; Nitartha International; Voice of Tibet; Radio Free Asia - Tibetan; Central Tibetan Administration in Exile; Tibetan Wheel of Samsara; Tibetan Student Project (Xin and Yiying) Tibetan Student Project (Jay and Michael).   Buddhism is immensely rich encompassing a variety of schools. However there are three main recognised traditions in Buddhism: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana. Theravada is the oldest, foundational form of Buddhism and is found in Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma. Mahayana focuses on the Bodhisattva ideal (the altruistic intention to attain enlightenment for all beings) and [ ]. Coordinates. Tibet (/ t ɪ ˈ b ɛ t / (); Tibetan: བོད་, Lhasa dialect: [/pʰøː˨˧˩/]; Chinese: 西藏; pinyin: Xīzàng; Sanskrit:तिब्बत) is a region in Asia covering much of the Tibetan Plateau spanning about million km 2 and over a quarter of China's territory. It is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups such as Monpa. The Tibetan Book of the Dead is the most famous Buddhist text in the West, having sold more than a million copies since it was first published in English in Carl Jung wrote a commentary on it, Timothy Leary redesigned it as a guidebook for an acid trip, and the Beatles quoted Leary's version in their song "Tomorrow Never Knows.".


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