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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 new and published books in the subject of Tibetan — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Tibetan Buddhism in Diaspora

    Cultural re-signification in practice and institutions

    By Ana Cristina O. Lopes

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The imperialist ambitions of China – which invaded Tibet in the late 1940s – have sparked the spectacular spread of Tibetan Buddhism worldwide, and especially in western countries. This work is a study on the malleability of a particular Buddhist tradition; on its adaptability in new contexts. The...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Tibetan and Zen Buddhism in Britain

    Transplantation, Development and Adaptation

    By David N Kay

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book analyses the transplantation, development and adaptation of the two largest Tibetan and Zen Buddhist organizations currently active on the British religious landscape: the New Kadampa Tradition (NKT) and the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives (OBC). The key contributions of recent...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reason and Experience in Tibetan Buddhism

    Mabja Jangchub Tsöndrü and the Traditions of the Middle Way

    By Thomas Doctor

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Based on newly discovered texts, this book explores the barely known but tremendously influential thought of the Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Mabja Jangchub Tsöndrü (d. 1185).This Tibetan Buddhist master exercised significant influence on the interpretation of Madhyamaka thinking in Tibet during the...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Colloquial Tibetan

    The Complete Course for Beginners

    By Jonathan Samuels

    Series: Colloquial Series

    These two 60-minute CDs, recorded by native speakers of Tibetan, are an invaluable component of the Colloquial Tibetan course. While reinforcing material from the book, the CDs also contain a variety of additional exercises, including role-playing, and a useful guide to pronunciation. Course...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Death and Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism

    In-Between Bodies

    By Tanya Zivkovic

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Contextualising the seemingly esoteric and exotic aspects of Tibetan Buddhist culture within the everyday, embodied and sensual sphere of religious praxis, this book centres on the social and religious lives of deceased Tibetan Buddhist lamas. It explores how posterior forms – corpses, relics,...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Sustainable Happiness

    The Mind Science of Well-Being, Altruism, and Inspiration

    By Joe Loizzo

    Today’s greatest health challenges, the so-called diseases of civilization—depression, trauma, obesity, cancer—are now known in large part to reflect our inability to tame stress reflexes gone wild and to empower instead the peaceful, healing and sociable part of our nature that adapts us to...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Introducing Tibetan Buddhism

    By Geoffrey Samuel

    Series: World Religions

    This lively introduction is the ideal starting point for students wishing to undertake a comprehensive study of Tibetan religion. It covers the development and influence of Tibetan Buddhism and the key schools and traditions, including Bon. Geoffrey Samuel helps students get to grips with a complex...

    Published April 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. An Account of Tibet

    The Travels of Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, S.J. 1712- 1727

    Edited by Filippo De Filippi

    First published in 1932.As well as an extensive introduction, this edition contains notes to all four books, a bibliographical index, a general index and an index of Tibetan words. The introduction is particularly valuable in that it sets the importance of Desideri's mission in the general context...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Identity, Ritual and State in Tibetan Buddhism

    The Foundations of Authority in Gelukpa Monasticism

    By Martin A. Mills

    Series: Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

    This is a major anthropological study of contemporary Tibetan Buddhist monasticism and tantric ritual in the Ladakh region of North-West India and of the role of tantric ritual in the formation and maintenance of traditional forms of state structure and political consciousness in Tibet. Containing...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge