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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 10–25.
Published: 01 May 2023
... for Tibetan-led Buddhism in India. While previously an independent kingdom, Ladakh has been dubbed “Little Tibet” because of its close geographical, political, cultural, and religious association with the central Tibetan empire. Ladakhis themselves promote the region as “Little Tibet” and the “last Shangri-la...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 203–213.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and founder of their class. They collections and is particularly noteworthy for profess themselves to be specially dedicated to his attempts to criticize Tibetan Buddhism his cult and imitation, even with some special using the concepts and style of argument of rites not common...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 3–9.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Tibetan communities in line with certain conceptions of national heritage promoted by the Indian government. But as Williams-Oerberg argues, while these local-global mediations are giving definitive shape to Ladakh as a global homeland for Tibetan Buddhism within an Indian nation-state frame, this process...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (2): 83–96.
Published: 01 August 2004
... medicine as to discover the broad descriptive power of the category distinct from the dominant knowledge systems of Indo- of modernity, and to appreciate the rich range of its Tibetan Buddhism was a gradual process that began instances. And on the other hand, to take a category like with the kings...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (1): 214–221.
Published: 01 May 2007
...- Fields’s How the Swans Came to the Lake, makes it can interest in Buddhism. A look at sectarian quite clear that Zen, Tibetan, and Theravada identifi cation shows that the books with a clear Buddhism have captivated the interests of the affi liation tend to be Zen, Tibetan, and Therava- non-Asian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 26–42.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Lama's twenty-first-century vision of Buddhism. During several recent talks and events, he has openly expressed his commitment to reviving the ancient Indian knowledge tradition of Nalanda and the role of Tibetans as heirs to the tradition in India. References Ahir D. C. The Pioneers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 213–229.
Published: 01 August 2009
... essentialized regionalism.8 Mair’s recent produced the Shingon tradition of Japan. As work on the suggestive history of shenyun and White points out, “Tibetan Buddhism is by defi- dhvani resonates—albeit with endlessly antici- nition Tantric. . . . Much of the medieval Chi...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 306–321.
Published: 01 August 2009
... will bring about an international transformation. In short, hegemony serves a universal good. A similar claim has been made about the ancient international system of South Asia. The claim here is that the rule of Asoka—the Indian ruler credited with spreading Buddhism and nonviolence to the rest of the world...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 December 2010
... call Han Dynasty II, rev. ed. (New York: Columbia Univer- Fergana “Dayuan.” See de la Vaissière, Sogdian Trad­ sity Press, 1993), 238. ers, 27. 12. Mariko Namba Walter, “Sogdians and Buddhism,” Sino-­Platonic...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Douglas Ober; Padma Dorje Maitland Abstract During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Buddhism became deeply embedded in an array of social and political debates taking place across India. The unique history of Buddhism in India and of its spread across Asia offered a model of ideological...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Andhra Pradesh but also to participate in a boom in state-sponsored religious monuments across India. cathbeck@uic.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 Telangana Buddhism stupa Nagarjunakonda Amaravati Standing in the entrance plaza at the Sri Parvata Arama, also...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (1): 151–161.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and engaged with. While we I was in a meeting on science and Buddhism might want to claim that we are only interested in at Gangtok in Sikkim in 2010. The Dalai Lama the formal university role in humanities education, was there in the conference. However, he was I believe that it is necessary to see the other...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 541–564.
Published: 01 December 2020
... conditions, was first waged through the building of infrastructure. 32 Borders were drawn by the construction of the Tibet-Xinjiang Highway on the Tibetan side and the Ladakh Road on the Indian side. This geopolitical condition undergirded the two documentaries, Border Roads and The Road to Leh (ca...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (3): 475–489.
Published: 01 December 2019
... that was at the time considered partisan to the separatist cause in the Kashmir Valley. 2. “Kargil Gathering Expresses Solidarity.” 3. Ladakh comprises two districts: Leh and Kargil. While Leh is a Buddhist majority district, the majority of people in Kargil are Shia Muslims who converted from Tibetan...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1993) 13 (1_and_2): 81–89.
Published: 01 August 1993
..., however, exhibit language, and the religion of Marpha is Tibetan observable differences in the expected behavioral Buddhism with an underlay of local folk religion and emotional patterns of males and females which and a recent admixture of Hindu social practices...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2009) 29 (2): 230–245.
Published: 01 August 2009
... (Himalayan) regions. For dis- My own research into the visual archives confirms cussion of the problems of recording data for spin- that images of men spinning are rare and occur in ex- ning and weaving occupations given this gender split, ceptional spaces: in Tibetan contexts, and then with see Sumit...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (2): 39–47.
Published: 01 August 1996
... followed Tibetan try to sort out the factors which lead to these varia- Buddhism. In addition the other tribes who practiced tions. After presenting the Muslim minorities in Ne- various forms of animist religion also fell into this pal, we will inventory the elements they have used to category...