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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Barry Sautman In May 2008 Time magazine's annual “ Time 100” list of influential people in the world put the Dalai Lama at the top. This outcome was related to the preceding six weeks of protests in Tibet and attendant Western criticisms of China's Tibet policies, but it also reflected the two...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 597–635.
Published: 01 August 1998
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 345–372.
Published: 01 February 2012
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2005
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 250–273.
Published: 01 May 1994
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 219–243.
Published: 01 February 2001
... and on the Internet, would come to include Tibetan incarnate lamas, the State Council of the PRC, the U.S. Senate, the European Parliament,4 Hollywood celebrities,5 and the Splendid China theme park in Orlando, Florida.6 Less than two months before the China...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 565–586.
Published: 01 May 2004
...- ticipate in the FCP. There were also twenty Lamas and a living Buddha from Tibetan Buddhism, and ritualists (Dongba shamans) from Yunnan in China, who practiced Naxi exorcism ceremonies. Ong selected this diverse range ofartists so that they could...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Lama, War, and Violence,” is a wry, research-driven effort to write a factual history of how the Dalai Lama took on the identity of “man of Barlow ❘❘ Editor’s Introduction 15 peace,” alongside Mahatma Gandhi, Martin...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 541–572.
Published: 01 May 1999
...- ley, where a remarkably rich variety of food crops is cultivated and gold is mined by the natives, stretches below. The ruling lamas and lama-aspirants are all originally foreigners who either wandered in-usually on the brink of death...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 707–721.
Published: 01 August 2011
...- nomic expansion with social development and care; the same week, China hosted the World Buddhist Forum. The stakes of legislating reincarnation became clear when, in the ongo- ing struggle between Chinese authorities and the Dalai Lama...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 575–630.
Published: 01 August 2002
... and some sixty-eight resident incarnate lamas and administered thousands of lay households in the region (fig. 2).11 In the market town that grew up alongside it, called Tawa (tib. mTha’ ba; the Edge), all manner of Tibetans and ethnic others met...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 February 1995
... and the Dalai Lama. And, according to some sources, while being initiated into the Kalacakra tantra by the Zhangjia Hutuketu, the Qianlong emperor knelt and touched the top of his head to the incarnate’s feet.40 If we limit attention...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 728–758.
Published: 01 August 1995
... walked across the courtyard to visit an incarnate lama who lives in an ornate apartment in the Conference building. He had been one of the hosts asked to sing a song at the previous evening’s dinner, and I had the feeling he was used...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 457–478.
Published: 01 May 2004
... particularity and sent Lama monks to Japan and Taiwan to lecture on Lama Buddhism.30 Mixed marriages were favorably reported.31 Public posters were printed in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Ordinances and directives for Mongol officials were printed...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 581–613.
Published: 01 May 2011
... political his- tory.4 The Dalai Lama had already been awarded a Peace Prize in 1989,5 so, as the British weekly The Economist put it, “Mr. Liu stands apart as an ethnic Han Chinese who has devoted himself to addressing the politics...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 291–297.
Published: 01 May 2004
... an aesthetic politics not wholly different from the invention of Manchukuo. It placed into face-to-face relation Tibetan Lamas, Yuan Naxi ritualists, Thai dancers, Chinese opera performers, video artists, Indonesian dancers, and artists from Cambodia...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of the severe hardships.15 The same fate befell his “houseboy” some years later when Hedin in vain tried to reach the forbidden city of Lhasa, his “city of dreams and secrets,” in order to get in contact with the mythi- cal “white Lama,” as Buddhism...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 253–266.
Published: 01 February 2001
... Council of the PRC, to Tibetan incarnate lamas, to Hollywood celebrities and the U.S. Senate, have all invested time, energy, and money into preserving something of China’s glorious past. All of these actors work in divergent ways to police...