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THE TIBET JOURNAL
A publication for the study of Tibet
THE
Vol. XIX No. 2

ISSN 0970-5368

Summer 2004

TIBET
JOURNAL

AN INDEX OF THE TIBET JOURNAL 1975 - 2005

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SOME SELECTED SPECIAL ISSUES OF TIBET JOURNAL Women and Tibet, Winter 1987 - Janice D. Willis Tibetan Contributions to the Madhyamaka, Spring 1989 - Paul Williams Shakabpa Memorial Issue, Winter 1990, Spring & Summer 1991 - H.E. Richardson Powerful Places and Sacred Spaces in Tibetan Religious Culture, Summer, Autumn & Winter 1994, & Spring 1995 - Toni Huber Tibetan Muslims, Autumn 1995 - Marc Gaborieau Russian Tibetan Relation, Autumn 1996 - Andrey Terentyev Bon Religion of Tibet, Winter 1998 - Per Kvaerne Contributions to the History of Tibetan Art, Autumn & Winter 2001, Spring & Summer, 2002, Autumn & Winter, 2002, Spring & Summer, 2003 - Erberto Lo Bue British Raj and Tibet, Winter 2003 - Alex McKay Contributions to the Study of Tibetan Medicine, Winter 2005, Spring 2006 - Alessandro Boesi & Francesca Cardi ........... AND MUCH MORE INSIDE

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EDITORIAL BOARD Geshe Lhakdor, Gyatsho Tshering, Tashi Tsering, Nathan Katz, Bikkhu Pasadika, Anne-Marie Blondeau, Per Kværne, Toni Huber POLICIES The Tibet Journal is a quarterly publication of the Library of Tibetan Works & Archives (LTWA) devoted to the presentation of scholarly and general interest articles on Tibetan culture and civilization by Tibetans and non-Tibetans. Opinions expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Editorial Board of The Tibet Journal or the LTWA. Responsibility for views expressed and the accuracy of articles rests entirely with the authors. EDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE The Tibet Journal welcomes submission of articles and research papers in English, adequately substantiated or otherwise documented, with Wylie romanisation system. Article should be typed and double-spaced. We request that all contributions sent to the journal have both the print and diskette/CD copy (in MS Word). Contributors will receive a copy of the Journal, and up to 20 offprints of the particular article. Unaccepted articles will be returned upon request. The Journal encourages readers’ comments on articles published in recent issues. Address articles, rejoinders, editorial enquiries, and books for review to: Managing Editor, The Tibet Journal, Library of Tibetan Works & Archives, Gangchen Kyishong, Dharamsala 176 215, H.P., India Tel: +91-1892222467, 26095, Fax: +91-1892-223723, Email: tjeditor@ltwa.net PRINT SUBSCRIPTION/DISTRIBUTION We have appointed M/S Biblia Impex Pvt. Ltd. as the sole distributing and selling agent of The Tibet Journal in print form w.e.f. Vol.XII, 1987. Please send all enquiries relating to subscriptions to: Biblia Impex Pvt. Ltd., 2/18, Ansari Road, New Delhi 110 002, India, Email: contact@bibliaimpex.com ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION RATES India Rs. 350 Single copy Rs. 100 Abroad US $ 45 (Air Mail) Single copy US $ 12 (Air Mail) ELECTRONIC SUBSCRIPTION Following an agreement, we have appointed EBSCO Publishing, USA, our sole distributing and selling agent for electronic publication w.e.f. Vol.XXVII, 2002. For subscription contact EBSCO Publishing, 10 Estes Street, Ipswich, Massachusetts 01938-0682, USA, email ep@epnet.com or visit www.epnet.com COPYRIGHT Except where otherwise declared, the entire contents of The Tibet Journal are under the protection of the Indian Copyright Act of 1957, the Berne Convention of 1956, and the Universal Copyright of 1952. In case of reprint usage, the Managing Editor should be informed and source credit given to the authors of the individual articles, as well as to The Tibet Journal.

THE TIBET JOURNAL 1975-2005
VOL.I, NO.1, JULY/SEPTEMBER 1975
Tamdin D. Gyalpo, Managing Editor 3. 5. 24. 36. 63. 72. Editorial Mahamudra-The Method of Self-Actualization H.V. Guenther The Historical Status of China in Tibet Zahiruddin Ahmad List of Buddhist Terms Edward Conze Some Observations of the Draft Constitution of Tibet Ghanshyam Pardesi The Kalacakra Initiation Ngawang Dhargyey Sherpa Tulku, Alexander Berzin & Jonathan Landaw (trans.) The Influence of Religion on Tibetan Politics Phuntsog Wangyal What is “Nirvana”? Doboom Tulku Gavin Kilty & Brian Beresford (trans.) Ayurveda in Tibet Bhagwan Dash Five Poems Gyalpo Tsering

78. 87.

94. 105.

NOTES
109. 113. Interest Rates in Tibet Jampel Kaldhen Who was the Founder of the Bon Religion? B. I. Kuznetsov Stanley Frye (trans.)

BOOK REVIEWS
115. Tibetan Newspaper Reader, Kamil Sedlacek Ireneusz Kania

119.

Red Star over Tibet, Dawa Norbu Phuntsog Wangyal Contributors

128.

VOL.I, NO.2, APRIL/JUNE 1976
Tamdin D. Gyalpo, Managing Editor 3. 5. 10. Editorial The Tibetan Heritage of Buddhist Art Chogyam Trungpa The Chinese Venture in K’am, 1904-1911, and the Role of Chao Erh feng Elliot Sperling The Significance of Buddhist Psychology for the West Daniel Goleman Tibetan Literature of the Eighteenth Century L. S. Savitsky Mandalas: Ritual and Functional Gary Houston Saffron in Ayurveda and Tibetan Medicine Vaidya Bhagwan Dash

37. 43. 47. 59.

BOOK REVIEWS
67. 72. Tibetan Language: Three Study Tools, Ngawang Thondup Narkyid Philip Denwood The Dawn of Tantra, Herbert V. Guenther & Chogyam Trungpa L. M. Joshi Contributors

77.

VOL.I, NO.3&4, AUTUMN&WINTER 1976
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 5. Editorial Tibet: A Living Tradition A Symposium held at the Newark Museum, October 18-19, 1975 Valrae Reynolds Introductory Remarks Huston Smith The Religious Culture of Tibet Lobsang Lhalungpa

7. 9.

17. 25. 29. 32. 45. 55. 70.

75.

Religious Symbolism East and West Charles A. Kennedy On the Supramundane and the Divine in Buddhism Seyfort Ruegg The Kalacakra Initiation Ernst Haas & Gisela Minke Aspects of Hindu and Buddhist Tantra Alex Wayman The Ritual Music of Tibet Peter Crossley-Holland Tantric Medicine and Ritual Blessings William Stablein Alexander David-Neel’s Adventures in Tibet Fact or Fiction? Braham Norwick Tibetan Buddhism in the West Karl Springer

NOTES
81. 85. A Short History of Tibetan Translated Literature Samten Norboo Zog chen Gon pa Ringu Tulku Contributors

87.

VOL.II, NO.1, SPRING 1977
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 1. 10. 28. The Social and Political Strata in Buddhist Thought Samdhong Rinpoche Ministers of the Tibetan Kingdom H. E. Richardson A Sanskrit Manuscript from Tibet: The Bhavanakrama by Kamalasila E. E. Obermiller Stanley Frye (trans.) The Quest for the Brahmaputra River and its Course According to Tibetan Sources John A. Ardussi Dolpo, Nepal John Smart & John Wehrheim

35.

50.

SHORT STORY
60. The Silence Jamyang Norbu

POEMS
66. 68. The Weatherman, The Nomad II, The Nomad III, The Hermit Gyalpo Tsering Highlands of Tibet Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

NOTES
69. A Short Investigation of the Proclamation of New Literary Standards L. T. Doboom Tulku Brian Beresford (trans.) Tibetological Research in Buryatia and Perspectives of its Development R. E. Pubaev Michael Roach (trans.) A List of Important Variae Lectiones of the Lhasa Edition (Nalanda xylograph) of the Vimalakirtinirdesa Sutra Bhikkhu Pasadika

74.

77.

BOOK REVIEWS
80. History of the Monastic University of Drepung with a Sketch of the Spiritual History of Tibet, Geshe Gedun Lodro Per Kvaerne Tibet: A Handbook, Helmut Hoffman in collaboration with Stanley Frye, Thubten J. Norbu & Ho chin Yang Gary Houston The Foundation of Buddhist Meditation, Venerable Kalu Rinpoche Elinor Roos A Thousand Tibetan Proverbs and Wise Sayings, Reverend J. Gergan K. Dhondup

82.

83. 85.

VOL.II, NO.2, SUMMER 1977
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 5. Editorial Glossary of Place Names in Western Tibet F. A. Peter

38. 57. 69. 74.

History and Religion in the Ladakhi Kingdom Thomas A. Marks Hemis Festival, Ladakh Brian Beresford Tibet’s Influence in Ladakh and Bhutan K. Dhondup Historical Observations on Buddhism in Bhutan Thomas A. Marks

NOTES
92. 94. Restoration of Lost Sanskrit Texts from their Tibetan Translations V. Raghavan A Critical Edition of Tibetan Translation with Restoration in Sanskrit and Explanatory Notes Biswanath Bhattacharya Posture during Meditation Thubten Kalsang Contributors

97.

98.

VOL.II, NO.3, AUTUMN 1977
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 8. The Self-Image Tarthang Tulku Interview with the Dalai Lama “God is your Business, Karma is my Business” A. J. Singh Anima and mKha’ ’gro ma: A Critical Comparative Study of Jung and Tibetan Buddhism Nathan Katz On the Weather and Climate of Tibet J. M. Walker

13.

44.

NOTES
62. 67. A Short Review on Tibetan Literature and its Mongolian Translations T. Damdinsuren The Structure of the dGe lugs Monastic Order Sherpa Tulku, Khamlung Tulku, Alexander Berzin & Jonathan Landaw

BOOK REVIEWS
72. 74. 76. 78. Kindly Bent to Ease Us Part II: Meditation, Longchenpa John Blofeld Lhasa and its Mysteries, L. A. Waddell Samten Norboo Reflections of Mind, Tarthang Tulku (ed.) Karma Khechog Sangpo Creative Meditation and Multi-Dimensional Consciousness, Lama Angarika Govinda Gary Houston Meditation: Journey to the Self, Ardis Whitman Gary Houston Contributors

79.

81.

VOL.II, NO.4, WINTER 1977
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 13. 17. Tibet and the Dalai Lama Olaf Caroe The Ancient Tibetan Cosmology Helmut Hoffman The mDo mdzangs blun Foreword: Scripture of the Wise Man and the Fool Stanley Frye Education in Tibet Tashi Dorjee

31.

NOTES
38. 41. 43. Disappointment Chogyam Trungpa The Tibetan Vinaya Anukul Chandra Bannerjee Shi gnas (Samatha) Meditation Thubten Kalsang Correspondence Contributors

50. 54.

VOL.III, NO.1, SPRING 1978
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 6. 30. 39. Address of H.H. the Dalai Lama to the First All-India Students Conference, Himachal Pradesh Tibet: A Phoenix Among Nations Ram Rahul The 1901 Proclamation of H.H. the XIIIth Dalai Lama Tenzin Chhodak Compositional Structure in Tibetan Iconography K. M. Gerasimova

BOOK REVIEW
52. Secret Doctrines of the Tibetan Books of the Dead, Detlef Ingo Lauf Glenn H. Mullin Contributors

58.

VOL.III, NO.2, SUMMER 1978
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 33. Tang Dynasty Influences on the Early Spread of Buddhism in Tibet Mark Tatz Karunabhavana: Notes on the Meaning of Buddhist Compassion Luis O. Gomez

BOOK REVIEWS
60. 62. 64. Tibetan Buddhism in Western Perspective, H. V. Guenther L. M. Joshi Elegant Sayings, Nagarjuna and Sakya Pandita Brian Beresford Buddhism: A Select Bibliography, Satyaprakash (compl. & ed.) K. Dhondup Contributors

66.

VOL.III, NO.3, AUTUMN 1978
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. A Geography and History of Shambhala Gar je Khamtrul Rinpoche

12.

21. 29.

The Seventh Chapter of the rGyal rabs gsal ba’i me long and a Problem of Tibetan Etymology Ireneusz Kania In Praise of Compassion Jeffrey Hopkins Buddhist Images and their Powers in Indian and Tibetan Thinking Johann J. Blomeyer

NOTES
35. 38. 41. Influence of the Pamirs on Tibetan Culture B. I. Kuznetsov Tibetan Culture Namkhai Norbu The Lo sar of Ladakh, Spiti, Lahul, Khunnu and Western Tibet S. S. Gergan Contributors

44.

VOL.III, NO.4, WINTER 1978
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 27. 34. 41. Nanchao and Tibet in Southwestern China and Central Asia Thomas A. Marks A Hierarchical Pattern of Tibetan Society Girija Saklani Some Aspects of Initiation Alex Wilding Tibetan Refugees in India: A Sociological Study of an Uprooted Community Girija Saklani

POEMS
47. Sailing on the Kyichu Dhondup Dorjee Deresi Dorjee On Mother’s Return Gyaltsen Tsering Broken Dawn Sonam Dhargay Violent Autumn Sonam Dhargay Contributors

49.

VOL.IV, NO.1, SPRING 1979
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor 3. 7. 17. The dGe lugs Tradition of Buddhism in Tibet Yongzin Ling Rinpoche British Penetration of Intransigent Tibet Suchita Ghosh Ascending the Ladder of Highest Realisation in this Life: Instruction for Retreat Nawang Tsering The Sutra Requested by the Old Women Stanley Frye Mi la ras pa and the gCod Ritual Charles D. Van Tuyl

28. 34.

BOOK REVIEWS
41. 42. 43. Glimpses of Abhidharma, Chogyam Trungpa L. M. Joshi Garuda, Chogyam Trungpa (ed.) L. M. Joshi The Canada-Mongolia Review Stanley Frye Contributors

44.

VOL.IV, NO.2, SUMMER 1979
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 6. 29. 51. Sanskrit in Tibetan Literature His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama Introductory Notes to the Pramanavarttika Based on Tibetan Sources L. W. J. van der Kuijp The Dialectic Which Refutes Errors Establishing Logical Reasons Robert Clark & Lozang Jamspal Tibetan Oracles H. R. H. Prince Peter of Greece & Denmark

LETTER
57. A response to I. Kania’s article “The Seventh Chapter of the rGyalrabs gsal-ba’i me-long and a Problem of Tibetan Etymology” (The Tibet Journal, Vol.III, No.3, Autumn 1978, pp.12-20. Josef Kolmas

NOTE
58. What is Tantra? Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

BOOK REVIEWS
61. 62. The Kingdom of Ladakh, Luciano Petech Nawang Tsering Bodhisattva of Compassion: The Mystical Tradition of Kuan Yin, John Blofeld Nathan Katz Contributors

65.

VOL.IV, NO.3, AUTUMN 1979
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 12. 20. 28. 37. Tibetan Buddhism in America: The Late Seventies Agehananda Bharati Narita Yasuteru: First Japanese to Enter Tibet Paul Hyer An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhist Psychology Leo Matos Kuan Yin and Tara: Embodiments of Wisdom-Compassion Void John Blofeld Monuments of the Aesthetic Thought of the Orient: The Tibetan Canon of Proportions (Treatises on Iconometry and Composition from Amdo, 18th century) K. M. Gerasimova

BOOK REVIEWS
52. 53. Buddhist Wisdom: The Mystery of the Self, George Grimm Richard Sherburne Studies in the Buddhist Culture of India, Lalmani Joshi Alex Wayman

55.

Yoga of the Guhyasamajatantra, Alex Wayman L. M. Joshi Contributors

59.

VOL.IV, NO.4, WINTER 1979
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 17. Tsong kha pa on Analytic Meditation Robert A. F. Thurman A Captivity in Ninth Century Tibet Elliot Sperling Contributors

68.

VOL.V, NO.1&2, SPRING&SUMMER 1980
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 5. 34. Editorial The Dalai Lama Speaks H. H. the Dalai Lama The Meeting of East and West: The Dalai Lama’s First Trip to the United States James Nashold Interview with the Dalai Lama: Wisdom, Love and Compassion are the Goals of all Religions James Nashold The Dalai Lama and America Jan Andersson An American Press Conference with the Dalai Lama The U.S. Tour: A Traditional Perspective Glenn H. Mullin His Holiness: Europe 1979 Gelong Jampa Kelzang

42.

48. 64. 69. 78.

BOOK REVIEWS
81. 84. Nagarjuna, K. Satchidananda Murty L. M. Joshi Aryasura’s Aspiration and a Meditation of Compassion, The Second and Fourteenth Dalai Lamas Glenn H. Mullin

89. 91.

C. G. Jung: His Myth in our Time, Marie-Louise von Franz G. W. Houston The Memoirs of a Modern Gnostic, Edward Conze G. W. Houston Contributors

94.

VOL.V, NO.3, AUTUMN 1980
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 29. An Open Letter by Pho brang Zhi ba ’od to the Buddhists in Tibet Samten Gyaltsen Karmay The Buddhist Path: A Translation of the Sixth Chapter of the First Dalai Lama’s Path of Liberation Harvey B. Aronson Ten Buddhist Legends Stanley Frye The First Tibetan Chos ’byung Hugh Richardson

52. 62.

NOTE
74. Jesuit Contribution in India to the Geographical Knowledge of Tibet Joseph Toscano

BOOK REVIEWS
82. 84. Tibet A Lost World, Valrae Reynolds Romesh Khosla Skillful Means, Tarthang Tulku Glenn H. Mullin Contributors

86.

VOL.V, NO.4, WINTER 1980
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 9. Ge sar: A Note on Current Scholarship G. W. Houston The Tibetan Guru Refuge: A Historical Perspective Ross E. Klinger

20.

28.

The Introduction of the Second Propagation of Buddhism in Tibet according to R. A. Stein’s edition of the sBa bzhed Craig E. Watson The Buddhist Path: A Translation of the Sixth Chapter of the First Dalai Lama’s Path of Liberation (Part Two: Stages of Realizing the Truths) Harvey B. Aronson

NOTE
48. The Kasyapaparivarta (’Od srung gi le’u) Prolegomena Bhikkhu Pasadika

BOOK REVIEWS
59. 60. Essence of Refined Gold, The Third Dalai Lama Philip M. Eden The Essence of Nectar, Yeshe Tsondru Glenn H. Mullin Contributors

63.

VOL.VI, NO.1, SPRING 1981
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 14. Introduction to the Gesar Epic R. A. Stein The Historical Treatise dPag bsam ljon bzang by Sum pa mkhan po (1704-1788). Peculiarities in the Text and their Interpretation in Translation R. E. Pubayev Stanley Frye (trans. from Russian) A gTer ston belonging to the dGe lugs pa School Eva K. Dargay The dGe lugs pa Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in the United States: A Portrait of Geshe Wangyal James Nashold

24. 31.

NOTES
39. 43. Migration of the Tamang Tribe from Tibet Samten Norboo A Commentary on Kalacakra or Wheel of Time Damdinsuren (trans.)

BOOK REVIEWS
50. 53. The Life and Teaching of Geshe Rabten, Geshe Rabten James G. Mullens The Healing Buddha, Raoul Birnhaum Bhagwan Dash Contributors

55.

VOL.VI, NO.2, SUMMER 1981
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. A Discourse on “Thirty-seven Bodhisattva Practices” and “The Three Principal Paths” His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama Taranatha the Historian David Templeman The Highest Deities of the Tibetan Bon Religion B. I. Kuznetsov Buddhist Cosmology as Described in the Historical Work of Sum pa mKhan po entitled the “Tree of Contemplation” R. E. Pubayev

41. 47. 53.

NOTES
64. 67. Tibetan Dogs J. Taring Contribution of Father D’Andrade (1580-1634) to the Knowledge of Bon Joseph Toscano Buddhism in Tibet: A Study A. C. Banerjee

74.

BOOK REVIEW
81. Zero: Contemporary Buddhist Life and Thought, Eric Lerner (ed.) Nathan Katz Contributors

83.

VOL.VI, NO.3, AUTUMN 1981
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. Study and Publication of Indian and Tibetan Monuments on the Theory of Art Stanley Frye (trans. from Russian) The Tibetan Repository of the Leningrad Branch of the Academy of Sciences, USSR M. M. Vorob’eva-Desyatovskaya & L. S. Savitsky Stanley Frye (trans. from Russian) Ideology on Landscape: A Study of Tibet P. P. Karan The Refugee Problem and Tibetan Refugees Dorsh Marie de Voe

6.

11. 22.

BOOK REVIEWS
43. 44. 46. 46. The Nine Ways of Bon, David Snellgrove (trans. & ed.) H. E. Richardson The History of the Sixteen Karmapas of Tibet, Karma Thinley H. E. Richardson Tibetan National Flag, Library of Tibetan Works & Archives H. E. Richardson Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend with the Commentary of Rendawa Zhon nu Lo dro, Geshe Lobsang Tharchin & Artemus B. Engle (trans.) Nagarjuna’s Letter to King Gautamiputra, Lobzang Jamspal, Ngawang Samten Chophel & Peter Della Santiana (trans.) L. M. Joshi Contributors

49.

VOL.VI, NO.4, WINTER 1981
Yangzom Tsarong, Managing Editor K. Dhondup, Assistant Editor 3. 13. 32. 37. The Dalai Lamas and the Mongols Paul Hyer Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama Mark Tatz The Sixth Dalai Lama Tsang dbyangs rGya mtso Ts. Damdinsuren Data on the History of the Mongols in the dPag bsam ljon bzang by Sum pa mKhan po R. E. Pubayev

NOTES
43. Development of Buddhist Philosophical Problems by Mongol Tibetologists P. I. Khadalov The Most Northerly Monument of Tibetan Architecture G. V. Pyontek

46.

BOOK REVIEW
49. The Rain of Wisdom, Nalanda Translation Committee directed by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (trans.) John Blofled Contributors

53.

VOL.VII, NO.1&2, SPRING&SUMMER 1982
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 47. 56. 67. A Short Biography of Trijang Rinpoche Dzemay Rinpoche Life and Times of the Eighth to Twelfth Dalai Lamas Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche Lhasa Street Songs: Political and Social Satire in Traditional Tibet Melvyn C. Goldstein Silence and Truth⎯Some Aspects of the Madhyamaka Philosophy in Tibet Dr. Paul M. Williams

NOTES
81. 83. 87. Tibetan Porcelain Rinchen T. Sandhutsang Early Relations between Tibet and Nepal Kirti Tulku Lobsang Tenzin The Death of Lhazang Khan according to the writings of Fr. Desideri S.J. Joseph Toscano Contributors

91.

VOL.VII, NO.3, AUTUMN 1982
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chopel, Circulation Manager 3. 23. The Life of Candragomin in Tibetan Historical Tradition Mark Tatz In Defence of Amdo Gendun Chomphel’s Theory on the Origin of the Tibetan Script Ngawang Thondup Narkyid The Excellent Method for Cultivating Guru Devotion Thubten Chodrak Yuthok Tara⎯An Example of Reality: A Tibetan Buddhist Approach Tarab Tulku

35. 46.

NOTES
58. 63. Lhazang Khan and Desideri Joseph M. Toscano Some Observations on the Race and Language of Tibet Namkhai Norbu Contributors

69.

VOL.VII, NO.4, WINTER 1982
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. The Significance of the Six Syllable Mantra OM MA NI PAD ME HUM Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang Losang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso Pal Zangpo Tibet: The Critical Years (Part I) “The Thirteenth Dalai Lama” Surkhang Wangchen Gelek On the History and Psychology of the ’Das log Lawrence Epstein The Mirror of Tibetan Omens and Superstitions Karma Chagmed Norbu Chophel (trans.)

11.

20. 86.

BOOK REVIEWS
94. Some Thoughts Relating to Alexander David Neel’s The Superhuman Life of Gesar of Ling John Blofeld The Prince Who Became a Cuckoo, Lama Lodro of Drepung Michael Richards Views of Medieval Bhutan: The Diary and Drawings of Samuel Davis 1783, Michael Aris Mark Tatz Journey Without Goal: The Tantric Wisdom of the Buddha, Chogyam Trungpa Mark Tatz The Iconography of the Derge Kanjur and Tanjur, Josef Kolmas L. M. Joshi Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama, K. Dhondup Songs of the Sixth Dalai Lama, Mark Tatz Wings of the White Crane: Poems of Tshangs dbyangs rGya mtsho, G. W. Houston Michael Richards Buddhist Monasteries in the Western Himalaya, Romi Khosla Glenn H. Mullin Contributors

97. 98.

99.

101. 103.

109.

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VOL.VIII, NO.1, SPRING 1983
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 20. Life of the Seventh Dalai Lama from the Lam rim bla brgyud Tsechokling Rinpoche Tibet: The Critical Years (Part II) “The Sixth Panchen Lama” Surkhang Wangchen Gelek The Introductory Verses of Sans rgyas rGya mtsho’s “Fourth Volume” Zahiruddin Ahmad (Revised Translation)

30.

NOTES
50. 56. Heinrich August Jaeschke: Pioneer Tibetan Scholar John Bray The Evolution of Umed from Uchen script Amdo Gedun Chophel

BOOK REVIEWS
58. 58. 60. Sources for a History of the bSam yas Debates, Gary W. Houston Nathan Katz Buddha in the Palm of Your Hand, Osel Tendzin Mark Tatz Buddhist and Western Philosophy, Nathan Katz (ed.) John Blofeld Contributors

64.

VOL.VIII, NO.2, SUMMER 1983
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 25. 33. Notes on Two Early Printed Editions of Sa skya pa works David P. Jackson Tibetology: A Chinese View Liyu Yi Tibet: The Critical Years (Part III) “The Regent Reting Rinpoche” Surkhang Wangchen Gelek

NOTE
40. The Contributions of the Jesuit Missionaries of the 600’s in India to the Knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism Joseph M. Toscano

BOOK REVIEWS
49. Trends in Anthropological Study of Tibet: some bon bons The Religions of Tibet, Giuseppe Tucci Na-khi Religion: An Analytical Appraisal of Na-khi Ritual Texts, Anthony Jackson Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan Interface, James F. Fisher (ed.) The Tibetan Game of Liberation: Rebirth, Mark Tatz & Jody Kent Graham E. Clarke The Tibetan Symbolic World, Robert A. Paul Larry William Fuchser Nagarjuniana: Studies in the Writings and Philosophy of Nagarjuna, Chr. Lindtner Bhikku Pasadika

57. 58.

61.

Santideva, il Bodhicaryavatara e le Karika del Siksasamuccaya, Amalia Pezzeli (trans.) Bhikku Pasadika Contributors

64.

VOL.VIII, NO.3, AUTUMN 1983
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. Commentaries on the Writings of Sa skya Pandita: A Bibliographical Sketch David P. Jackson Three Tanjur Commentators⎯Buddhagahya, Ratnakarasanti and Smrtijnanakirti Alex Wayman Tibet: The Critical Years (Part IV) “The Discovery of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama Surkhang Wangchen Gelek The Autobiography of Kyabje Ling Rinpoche Losang Norbu Tsonawa (trans.)

24.

37.

45.

NOTE
62. Newly Discovered Rock Inscriptions of the Imperial Age Pasang Wangdu

BOOK REVIEW
65. Discipline: The Canonical Buddhism of the Vinayapitaka, John Clifford Holt Ven. M. Vajiragnana Contributors

67.

Special Issue

VOL.VIII, NO.4, WINTER 1983
David Ross Komito, Guest Editor K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. Foreword: The Little Tibet Conference David Ross Komito

6. 10.

20.

36. 50.

“Academic Neutrality” and Contemporary Tibetan Studies Nathan Katz The Dalai Lamas of Tibet: Living Icons of a Six Hundred Year Millennium Robert Thurman The Life of sKyong ru sprul sku: An Example of Contemporary Tibetan Hagiography Janice D. Willis Jungian Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism David Ross Komito Two Tibetan Ritual Dances: A Comparative Study Lin Lerner Contributors

58.

VOL.IX, NO.1, SPRING 1984
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 20. 31. Legal Aspects of Land Tenure in Tibetan Society Thomas W. Wiley The Measurement of Lag ’don Tax in Tibet Surkhang Wangchen Gelek The System of Ha Sang Mahayana according to Pelliot No. 117 G. W. Houston

BOOK REVIEWS
40. Death, Intermediate State and Rebirth in Tibetan Buddhism, Lati Rinpoche & Jeffrey Hopkins G. W. Houston Buddhist Concepts Old and New, Buddhadasa P. Kirthisinghe (ed.) G. W. Houston Tantric Practice in Nying ma, Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche & Jeffrey Hopkins (eds.) Keith Thompson

42. 42.

LETTER
45. “A Response to Mr. Michael Richards” (The Tibet Journal, Vol.VII, No.4, 1982 G. W. Houston, Ph.D. Contributors

49.

VOL.IX, NO.2, SUMMER 1984
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. The Twelve Deeds of the Buddha⎯A Controversial Hymn ascribed to Nagarjuna Lobsang Dhargyay Lhamo: The Folk Opera of Tibet Lobsang Dorjee The Buddhist “Cosmos” in Tibetan Tradition A. N. Zelenskiy

13. 23.

NOTES
28. 31. 35. A Short History of Tibetan Script Ribur Ngawang Gyatso Tibetan Thangka Painting: A Short History Thupten Sangay The Eight Chief Rules for Bhikkunis Dr. Arree Phongsai

BOOK REVIEW
38. A Catalogue of the United States Library of Congress Collection of Tibetan Literature in Microfiche, Musashi Tachikawa Bhikkhu Pasadika Contributors

41.

VOL.IX, NO.3, AUTUMN 1984
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 21. 25. 28. 38. A Biography of His Holiness the Sixteenth Karmapa Tashi Tsering Hunter’s Moon: A Short Story Jamyang Norbu Poems of a young Tibetan Tenzin Sonam Rinchen Zangpo: The Great Tibetan Translator Tsepak Rigzin The Thirteenth Dalai Lama’s Experiment in Modern Education K. Dhondup Contributors

59.

Special Issue

VOL.IX, NO.4, WINTER 1984
David Ross Komito, Guest Editor K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 1. 2. 14. 33. Foreword The Leopards’ Spoor: Some Reflections on Tibetology James H. Stone Tibetan Ani-s: The Nun’s Life in Tibet Janice D. Wills Yoga-Master Dharmamitra and Clerical Misogyny in Fifth Century Buddhism Nancy Schuster From Songtsen Gampo to the Fifth Dalai Lama: The Foundations of Tibetan Buddhist Art Marylin Martin Rhie Tibetan Madhyamaka Psychology and its Indian context David Ross Komito Prospects for Tibet in the 80s: A Tibetan Viewpoint Tenzin N. Tethong

47.

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OBITUARY
75. L. M. Joshi (1935-1984) Bhikku Pasadika Contributors

83.

VOL.X, NO.1, SPRING 1985
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. Two Grub mtha’ Treatises of Sa skya Pandita⎯One Lost and One Forged David P. Jackson Tibetan Buddhist Monasticism: social, psychological and cultural implications Melvyn C. Goldstein & Paljor Tsarong

14.

REVIEW ARTICLES
32. Miscellaneous Apropos of the Philosophy of Mind in Tibet: Mind in Tibetan Buddhism Leonard W. J. can der Kuijp dGe ’dun Chos ’phel: The Two Latest Versions of his Life Story Heather Karmay

44.

BOOK REVIEWS
49. 52. The Life of Marpa, The Translator, Tsang smyon Heruka John Blofeld The Yoga of Tibet: The Great Exposition of Secret Mantra, Tsong kha pa John Blofeld Tibetan Refugees: Youth and the New Generation of Meaning, Margaret Novak Nathan Katz

56.

LETTER
59. A Reply to Dr. Houston Michael Richards Contributors

62.

VOL.X, NO.2, SUMMER 1985
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 20. 35. 50. Notes on the Transmission of Nagarjuna’s Ratnavali in Tibet Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp Madhyamaka Studies Among the Early Sa skya pas David P. Jackson The Ritual of Consecration Sherpa Tulku & Michael Perrot (trans.) Further Studies on Pelliot 117 and the System of Ha shang Mahayana G. W. Houston

BOOK REVIEWS
59. Songs of Spiritual Change, the Seventh Dalai Lama Bhikkhu Pasadika

60. 62.

64.

A Short History of Buddhism, Edward Conze Bhikkhu Pasadika Tsong kha pa’s Speech of Gold in the Essence of True Eloquence: Reason and Enlightenment in the Central Philosophy of Tibet, Robert A. F. Thurman Nathan Katz A Lamp for the Path of Enlightenment, Atisa Parmananda Sharma Contributors

65.

VOL.X, NO.3, AUTUMN 1985
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 14. 30. Points of View on Halase, a Holy Place in East Nepal Alexander W. Macdonald A Tibetan Buddhist Ritual in a Refugee Monastery Cathy Cantwell Alexander Csoma de Körös: The Heroic Philologist and Founder of Tibetan Studies in Europe Bernard Le Callo’ch Alexander Csoma de Körös in Ladakh Ngawang Tsering Shakspo Tibet and the League of Nations Tsering W. Shakya

42. 48.

REVIEW ARTICLE
57. Robert Magliola, Derrida on the Mend, Purdue University Press, 1984 Stephen D. Sowle

BOOK REVIEWS
65. 66. Shambala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chogyam Trungpa Keith Thompson First Thought, Best Thought: 108 Poems, Chogyam Trungpa Keith Thompson Contributors

68.

VOL.X, NO.4, WINTER 1985
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. Kun ga Gyal tsen’s Life of the First Dalai Lama: The Twelve Wondrous Deeds of Omniscient Gendun Drub Glenn H. Mullin & Acharya Tubten Champa Some Objective Conditions for Cultural Creativity in Medieval Tibet Dawa Norbu Four Letters of Po Chu-i to the Tibetan Authorities (808-810 A. D.) Josef Kolmas

43. 57.

BOOK REVIEWS
95. The Flower Ornament Scripture (The Avatamsaka Sutra), Thomas Cleary (trans. from Chinese) John Blofeld Tibetan Refugees: Youth and the New Generation of Meaning, Margaret Nowak Glenn H. Mullin Contributors

98.

105.

VOL.XI, NO.1, SPRING 1986
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. Macro Exchanges: Tibetan Economics and the Roles of Politics and Religion Thomas W. Wiley Government, Monastic and Private Taxation in Tibet Surkhang Wangchen Gelek Glossary of “Government, Monastic and Private Taxation in Tibet” Thubten Sangay (compl.) Tsepak Rigzen (trans.)

21. 41.

BOOK REVIEWS
48. 49. 51. Le lumineux destin d’Alexandra David-Neel, Jean Chalon Braham Norwick The Kalachakra Tantra, Geshe Ngawang Dhargyay Glenn H. Mullin The Kalachakra Tantra: Rite of Initiation, H. H. the Fourteenth Dalai Lama Glenn H. Mullin

56.

Contributors

VOL.XI, NO.2, SUMMER 1986
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. The History, Teaching and the Practice of Dialectics according to the Bon Tradition Krystyna Cech An Introduction to the Index of Gzi brjid and gZer mig O thog Tenzin Wangyal Tibetan gYung drung Bon Monastery in India Tadeusz Skorupski Evolution of Tibetan ’Chams tradition in Central Asia Alexander Fedotov

29. 36. 50.

BOOK REVIEWS
56. 58. Women of Wisdom, Tsultrim Allione Christine R. Geiser Difficult Beginnings: Three Works on the Bodhisattva Path, Candragomin, Mark Tatz (trans. with commentary) Steven B. Goodman Contributors

60.

VOL.XI, NO.3, AUTUMN 1986
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. 17. Desi Sang rgyas rGya mtsho’s The Life of the Second Dalai Lama Glenn H. Mullin The Western Study of Tibetan Culture: Its Significance and Present Status P. Christiaan Klieger Tsechokling’s Biography of the Third Dalai Lama Glenn H. Mullin Research on the Nomenclature of the Buddhist Schools in Tibet by Tsetan Zhabdrung Tenzin Dorjee (trans.) On the ’Phrul ’khor nyi zla kha sbyor: The Earliest System of Yantra Yoga in Tibet Giuseppe Baroetto

23. 40.

51.

BOOK REVIEWS
58. 60. 62. Kindness, Clarity and Insight, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama Chris West Harazda Buddhism in Tibetan Tradition: A Guide, Geshe Kelzang Gyatso Glenn H. Mullin Sanctuaires bouddhiques du Ladakh, Genevieve Tchekhoff & Yvan Comolli Bhikku Pasadika Contributors

65.

Special Issue: Tibetan Social Philosophy

VOL.XI, NO.4, WINTER 1986
Nathan Katz, Guest Editor K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. Editor’s Introduction: Prolegommena to the Study of Tibetan Social Philosophy Nathan Katz Guidelines for Buddhist Social Activism Based on Nagarjuna’s Jewel Garland of Royal Counsels Robert A. F. Thurman Some Aspects of the Tulku Tradition in Tibet Reginald A. Ray Traditional Tibetan Polity and its Potential for Modernization Franz Michael Re-examining Choice, Dependency and Command in the Tibetan Social System: “Tax Appendages” and Other Landless Serfs Melvyn C. Goldstein Contributors

8.

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113.

VOL.XII, NO.1, SPRING 1987
K. Dhondup, Managing Editor Norbu Chophel, Circulation Manager 3. Remarks on the manipulation of power and authority in the High Himalaya A. W. Macdonald An Introduction to Tibetan Astronomy and Astrology Dr. Alexander Berzin

17.

29.

36. 39. 50.

Buddhists, Christians and Liberation: A Focus for Interreligious Dialogue Raymond F. Bulman Memories of Tshurphu Hugh E. Richardson Philippe-Edouard Foucaux: First Tibetan Teacher in Europe Bernard Callo’ch Excerpt and Overview of a Work by Klong chen pa G. W. Houston

BOOK REVIEWS
63. 64. Highlights of Tibetan History, Wang Furen & Suo Wenqing Jennifer Jay Death, Intermediate State and Rebirth in Tibetan Buddhism, Lati Rinpoche & Jeffrey Hopkins Christopher West-Harazda

LETTER
66. Some Thoughts on ’Cham: The role of the “Jokers” (a tsa ra) Cathy Cantwell Contributors

68.

VOL.XII, NO.2, SUMMER 1987
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 16. 25. Early Tibetan Inscriptions: Some Recent Discoveries H. E. Richardson The Gesar Epic Devahuti The Buddhist Path: A Translation of the Sixth Chapter of the First Dalai Lama’s Path of Liberation, Part 3 Harvey B. Aronson Buddhist Meditation Gardens Dennis A. Winters

41.

NOTE
53. In Memory of B. I. Kuznetsov Badma Narmaev

BOOK REVIEWS
55. 56. 59. 63. The Mollas of Mustang, David P. Jackson Yoshiro Imaeda Karma and Rebirth, R. N. Neufeldt (ed.) Y. Krishan Fundamentals of Buddhist Ethics, Gunapala Dharmasiri Christopher West-Harazda Meaningful to Behold, Kelsang Gyatso Tsepak Rigzin

LETTER
67. A Response to Goldstein’s “Reexamining Choice, Dependency and Command in the Tibetan Social System” Beatrice D. Miller

OBITUARY
68. John Blofeld (1913-1987) Karma Gyatso

71.

Contributors

VOL.XII, NO.3, AUTUMN 1987
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 5. Prayer for the quick return of Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche (1904-1987) H. H. the Dalai Lama A Brief Analysis of Some Important Chronological Events in the History of Buddhism and Tibet H. H. Dudjom Rinpoche Notes on the Lithang Edition of the Tibetan bKa’ gyur Jampa Samten Shastri The Buddhist Path: A Translation of the Sixth Chapter of the First Dalai Lama’s Path of Liberation, Part IV Harvey B. Aronson A Set of Thangkas Illustrating the Life of sTon pa gShen rab in the Musee Guimet, Paris Per Kværne

16. 41.

62.

REVIEW ARTICLE
68. Le mendiant de l’Amdo (The Beggar from Amdo), Heather Stoddard Per Kværne

BOOK REVIEW
75. Materia Medica of Indo-Tibetan Medicine, Vaidya Bhagwan Dash Barry Clark

LETTER
78. Tibetan Social System Prof. Franz Michael

OBITUARY
79. Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche (1904-1987) Karma Gyatsho Contributors

82.

Special Issue: Women and Tibet

VOL.XII, NO.4, WINTER, 1987
Janice D. Willis, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor V. 1. Foreword: A Special Issue on “Women and Tibet” Janice D. Willis Yeshi Tsogyel: Enlightened Consort, Great Teacher, Female Role Model Rita M. Gross The Birthless Birthgiver: Reflections on the Liturgy of Yeshe Tsogyel, the Great Bliss Queen Anne Carolyn Klein Down With the Demoness: Reflections on a Feminine Ground in Tibet Janet Gyatso An Ecstatic Song by Laksminkara Miranda Shaw Dakini: Some Comments on its Nature and Meaning Janice D. Willis Moving Towards a Sociology of Tibet Barbara Nimri Aziz

19.

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87.

Tibetan Nuns and Nunneries Karma Lekshe Tsomo

BOOK REVIEW
100. The Jewelled Staircase Geshe Wangyal Contributors

103.

VOL.XIII, NO.1, SPRING 1988
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 12. 20. 30. 38. The Indian Origins of the Lam rim of Central Asia Bhikku Pasadika Sakya Pandita: Glimpses of His Three Major Works Migmar Tsering Buddhism in Asia: Tolerance and Syncretism George A. Sioris Buddhist Interpretation of Dreams G. Sundara Ramaiah S. D. A. Joga Rao Tibetan dZi (gZi) Beads David Ebbinghouse & Michael Winsten

NOTE
57. The Dating of Tibetan Banknotes Nicholas Rhodes

LETTER
61. On the Nature of Tibetan Peasantry Melvyn C. Goldstein

BOOK REVIEWS
66. Indological and Buddhist Studies (Volume in Honour of Professor J. W. de Jong on his Sixtieth Birthday), I. A. Hercus et al (eds.). Per K. Sorensen Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: Indian Buddhists and Their Tibetan Successors (2 Vols.), David Snellgrove Miranda Shaw

71.

74.

The Making of Modern Tibet, Tom Grunfeld P. C. Klieger

OBITUARY
77. Gelong Rigzin Wangpo (1920-1985) R. K. Sprigg Contributors

83.

VOL.XIII, NO.2, SUMMER 1988
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 12. 23. Advaya (⎯Non-Dual) in Buddhist Sanskrit K. N. Mishra The First Buddhist Monasteries D. A. Winters A Note on the Anityarthaparikatha Carla Gianotti

NOTES
31. 36. Wensapa’s Guide to the Four Conceptions of the “I” Achok Rinpoche & Conrad Richter On the Tibetan Controversy Concerning the Various Ways of Replying to Prasangas Shunzo Onoda

BOOK REVIEWS
42. The Eternal Legacy: An Introduction to the Canonical Literature of Buddhism, Sangharakshita Lily de Silva Tibet: Bon Religion, Per Kværne Per K. Sorensen Pratiques de la voie spirituelle Sa Saintete le XIV-eme Dalai-Lama Bernard Le Callo’ch The Tibet Guide, Stephen Batchlor G. E. Clarke Contributors

45. 47. 48.

50.

VOL.XIII, NO.3, AUTUMN 1988
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 20. 33. American Popular Perception of Tibet from 1858-1938 Beatrice D. Miller Tibet’s Centrifugal Forces Paul C. Marks The Living Among the Dead: A Comparison of Buddhist and Christian Relics Elisabeth Benard Social Adaptation of the Tibetan Refugees in the Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalayas Tanka B. Subba

49.

NOTE
58. A. H. Francke’s La Dvags Kyi Akhbar: The First Tibetan Newspaper John Bray

LETTER
64. Last Rejoinder to Goldstein on Tibetan Social System Beatrice D. Miller

BOOK REVIEWS
67. The Buddhism of Tibet by H. H. the XIVth Dalai Lama, Jeffrey Hopkins (trans. & ed.) G. W. Houston Tantra in Tibet by H. H. the XIVth Dalai Lama and Tsong kha pa, Jeffrey Hopkins (trans. & ed.) G. W. Houston Tibet: Self-Determination in Politics Among Nations, Swarn Lata Sharma G. E. Clarke Contributors

70.

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. Vajrayana System, Perceptivity and Practice Jagannath Upadhyaya

NOTE
13. Biographic Notes on Vimalamitra Antonio Maria Sacco

SPECIAL FEATURE
21. 80. Index to The Tibet Journal, Vol.1-12 (1975-1987) Contributors

Special Issue: Tibetan Contributions to the Madhyamaka

VOL.XIV, NO.1, SPRING 1989
Paul Williams, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 1. Introduction-some random reflections on the study of Tibetan Madhyamaka Paul Williams A Tibetan delineation of different views of Emptiness in the Indian Middle Way School Jeffrey Hopkins On the relationships of Emptiness and Dependent Arising: some dGe lugs pa views Donald S. Lopez, Jr. Indian and Tibetan Madhyamikas on Manasapratyaksa Tom J. F. Tillemans The Jo nang pas on Madhyamaka: A Sketch Michael Broido Contributors

10.

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. The Mitra System for Visualization and Incorporation of Deity G. W. Houston

REVIEW ARTICLES
31. 38. Rebirth and Western Buddhism Alan Wallace The Bodhisattva Ethics Bhikkhu Pasadika

NOTES
43. 49. Ravjaa’s Role in Tibeto-Mongolian Literature Alexander Fedotov Vajrakilaya Retreat N. Singh

LETTER
56. Freedom, Servitude and the “Servant-serf” Nyima Melvyn C. Goldstein

BOOK REVIEWS
61. 64. 65. Dagger Blessings, Thomas Marcotty Cathy Cantwell The Creative Vision, Herbert Guenther Prajñaparamita in Tibetan Buddhism, Obermiller Parmananda Sharma Contributors

66.

VOL.XIV, NO.3, AUTUMN 1989
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 19. Buddhist Sangha K. Krishna Murthy The Institution of the Dalai Lama R. N. Rahul Sheel

33. 47. 55.

Namgyal Dratsang Tenzin Dorjee Importance of Tibetan Literature for Understanding Indian Culture Y. Rinpoche & Lobsang Shastri Selected Tibetan Proverbs Peter Richardus

NOTES
72. 80. Prospects for a Western Buddhism B. A. Wallace Material on New Discovery of Buddhist Iconography A. Terentyev

BOOK REVIEWS
83. 87. 91. Secret Visions of the Fifth Dalai Lama, Samten G. Karmay Per Kvaerne Tibetan-English Dictionary of Buddhist Terminology, Tsepak Rigzin Barry Clark A Bibliography of Ladakh, Bray J. & N. Tsering Shakspo J. H. Crook Contributors

94.

VOL.XIV, NO.4, WINTER 1989
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 17. Ideology and the Framing of Tibetan History P. Christiaan Klieger Religious and Socio-Cultural Restraints on Environmental Degradation Among Tibetan Peoples—Myth or Reality? Marcy Vigoda A Ladakhi Statesman: Tsewang Dhondup, The Last Prime Minister of Independent Ladakh Bernard Le Callo’ch The Impact of Buddhism upon Indian Science and Politics Krishan D. Mathur

45.

67.

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77. The Bodh Gaya Interviews, Jose Ignacio Cabezon C. Foster-Hall

81.

Altar of the Earth, Peter Gold Terence M. Hays Contributors

84.

VOL.XV, NO.1, SPRING 1990
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 42. 67. Tibetan Phur pas and Indian Kilas Robert Mayer Tsongkhapa’s Bell, Bell’s Inequality and Madhyamaka Emptiness Victor Mansfield A Brief Survey of the Relationship Between Drogon Chogyal Phagpa and Emperor Sechen Kublai Khan T. N. Shelkar Lingpa

NOTE
77. Irano-Tibetica: Some Observations on Bon Stanimir Kaloyanov

BOOK REVIEW
83. The Sherpas of Nepal in the Tibetan Cultural Context, by Robert A. Paul Dawa Norbu Contributors

87.

VOL.XV, NO.2, SUMMER 1990
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 29. 29. Bonpo Canons and Jesuit Cannons Dan Martin Desideri and Tibet G. Gispert-Sauch, S. J. Events Surrounding a Painting of the 13th Dalai Lama Bernard Le Callo’ch

NOTES
52. Kavyadarsa of Dandin and Analogy of its Tibetan and Mongolian Commentaries Lha. Khurelbaatar The Eight Practice-Instructions of Sugatas in the Nyingma Lineage Garje Khamtrul Jamyang Dhondup

59.

BOOK REVIEWS
66. A Garland of Immortal Wish-fulfilling Trees, Ven. Tsering Lama Jampal, Sangye Khandro (trans.) Terence M. Hays Taranatha’s Life of Krsnacarya/Kanha, David Templeman Per Kværne Contributors

68.

70.

VOL.XV, NO.3, AUTUMN 1990
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 19. Sa mgo Tarab Tulku A Historical Interpretation of the Songs of Tsangyang Gyatsho Chabpel Tseten Phuntsok Tsepak Rigzin (trans.) A Critical Study of the Kongpo Demo Rock Inscriptions Chabpel Tseten Phuntsok Thupten K. Rikey & Andrew Ruskin (trans.) The Self and the Limits of Reason in the Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Tradition B. Alan Wallace Nationalities Problem in Bhutan Buchung K. Tsering

41.

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70.

BOOK REVIEWS
79. The Renaissance of Tibetan Civilization, Christoph von Furer Haimendorf Tanka B. Subba Trans-Himalayan Trade: A Retrospect (1774-1914) – In Quest of Tibet’s Identity, Phanindra Nath Chakrabarti J. J. Woolsey

82.

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Tibetan Thangka Painting–Methods and Materials, David & Janice Jackson Phillippa Russel Contributors

87.

Shakabpa Memorial Issue: Part I

VOL.XV, NO.4, WINTER 1990
H. E. Richardson, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 5. 28. Introduction H. E. Richardson Hunting Accidents in Early Tibet H. E. Richardson The Europeanization of Sino-Tibetan Relations, 1775-1907: The Genesis of Chinese “Suzerainty” and Tibetan “Autonomy” Dawa Norbu The Lapchak Mission from Ladakh to Lhasa in British Indian Foreign Policy John Bray 1948 Tibetan Trade Mission to United Kingdom Tsering W. Shakya The First Coins Struck in Tibet N. G. Rhodes Some Remarks on the Status and the Dating of the sBa bzhed Phillip Denwood The Terma Tradition of the Nyingmapa School Tulku Thondup Contributors

75.

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159.

Shakabpa Memorial Issue: Part II

VOL.XVI, NO.1, SPRING 1991
H. E. Richardson, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 34. Fragments of a “Golden” Manuscript of Sa skya Pandita’s Works David Jackson Tsarong II, The Hero of Chaksam, and the Modernisation Struggle in Tibet, 1912-1931 Heather Spence

58. 96. 108.

115. 128.

Tibet: After the Fall of Chamdo Melvyn C. Goldstein The Institution of the Dalai Lama as a Symbolic Matrix P. Christiaan Klieger Some Formal Problems of Negotiations and Results of the Simla Conference Josef Kolmas A Note on the Origin of the Tibetan Book Cover Decoration D. E. Klimburg-Salter Some Notes on Tibetan Paper Currency Wolfgang Bertsch Contributors

138.

Shakabpa Memorial Issue: Part III

VOL.XVI, NO.2, SUMMER 1991
H. E. Richardson, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 19. The Decree of the Khro chen King Samten G. Karmay Biography of the eminent Tibetan scholar ’Jam dbyangs bshad pa Ngag dbang brtson ’grus (1648-1722 A. D.) S. K. Sadhukhan Klong rdol Bla ma’s Explanatory Notes on the Abhidharmakosa: Dependent Origination (pratityasamutpada) Marek Mejor Is There Folk-Theatre in Tibet? Alexander Fedotov Francisco de Azevedo’s Travels in Guge and Ladakh Bernard Le Callo’ch Mi la ras pa’s Trial of the Towers and the Tantric Ritual of the sbyin sreg Carla Gianotti The Survival of Tibet Franz Michael

34.

43. 55. 67.

76.

BOOK REVIEW
85. rGyal rabs gsal ba’i me long, Author, Date and Sources, A Case Study, P. K. Sorensen Bhikkhu Pasadika

NOTE
91. SHAKABPA (1908-1989): A Brief Biography Karma Gyatsho Contributors

95.

VOL.XVI, NO.3, AUTUMN 1991
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. The Deity Invocation and the Purification Rite of Incense Burning in Tibet Chabpel Tseten Phuntsok Thupten K. Rikey (trans.) The Early Rulers of Tibet: Their Lineage and Burial Rights Nathan S. Cutler A Brief Discussion on Tibetan History Prior to Nyatri Tsenpo Rebkong Dorjee Khar Richard Guard & Sangye Tandar (trans.) Traditional Environmental Protectionism in Tibet Reconsidered Toni Huber

28. 52.

63.

BOOK REVIEWS
78. Devatisayastitih: Supra Divine Praise to Sankarasvamipada, Losang Norbu Shastri (trans. & ed.) Y. Krishan Guide to Dakini Land: A Commentary to the Highest Yoga Tantra of Vajrayogini, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Richard Guard Nomads of Western Tibet: The Survival of a Way of Life, Melvyn C. Goldstein & Cynthia Beall Per Kværne Contributors

80.

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87.

Thematic Issue: Western Religions and Tibet

VOL.XVI, NO.4, WINTER 1991
Nathan Katz, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 8. 28. 59. 71. 86. 90. Introduction Nathan Katz Jesus and His Missionaries in Tibet G. W. Houston Language, Tradition and the Tibetan Bible John Bray Examining a Significant Minority: Tibetan Christians David Woodward Muslims of Tibet Ataullah Siddiqui Tibetan Muslims Abdul Ghani Sheikh Contacts Between Jewish & Indo-Tibetan Civilizations Through the Ages: Some Explorations Nathan Katz The Tibetan-Jewish Dialogue: A Personal Account Paul Mendes-Flohr Contributors

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VOL.XVII, NO.1, SPRING 1992
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. The Four Assertions: Interpretations of Difficult Points in Prasangika Madhyamika Yeshe Thapkhay Philosophical Debate in the Tibetan Academy Kenneth Liberman Conflict and Resolution in the Biography of Milarepa John Powers

36. 68.

BOOK REVIEWS
78. Lieu de neige et de genévriers, organisation sociale et religieuse des communautétes boudhistes de Ladakh, Pascale Dollfus Bhikkhu Pasadika Liberation in Our Hands (Part One: The Preliminaries), Pabongka Rinpoche, Geshe L. Tharchin & A.B. Engle (trans.) Glenn Mullin Contributors

82.

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VOL.XVII, NO.2, SUMMER 1992
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Karma Gyatsho, Managing Editor 3. 28. 45. 52. Democracy, Tibetan Independence and Protest under Chinese Rule Ronald Schwartz The Twelve Deeds of Lord Shenrab Sangye Tandar & Richard Guard (trans.) Eco-Bodhicitta and Artful Conduct David Ross Komito Bhavaviveka’s Abridged Meaning of the Middle Position Daniel Ferrer

NOTES
56. The Origin of the Tibetan Race and the Term “Tibet” (Bod) Dondrub Gyal Thubten Rikey & Andrew Ruskin (trans.) A Brief Description of Yumbu Lakhar Tenzin Thubten Rikey & Andrew Ruskin (trans.) Ganesa in Tibet Y. Krishan Contributors

59.

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 2. Economic Institutions of Buddhist Tibet Dr. Leonard R. Chapela

41. 47.

The Avadanas and Their Influence on Tibetan Drama N.K. Dash Traditional Community Role of the Tibetan Astro-Practitioner Jampa Kalsang Tsipa Kachupa

BOOK REVIEWS
51. 52. Taranatha’s Life of Krsnacarya/Kanha, David Templeman Gyorgy Somlai House of the Turguoise Roof, Dorje Yudon Yuthok Carebanu Cooper Contributors

54.

VOL.XVII, NO.4, WINTER 1992
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. Buddhist Guidelines on Economic Organizations and Development for Future Tibet: Interviews with His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama and Prof. Samdhong Rinpoche Dr. Leonardo R. Chapela The Account of the Prince Ramagopala (rGyal bu dga’ byed sa skyong gi rtogs brjod) David Templeman Discussions on the Ancient Tibetan Sciences, Religion, and Race Dungkar Rinpoche Sangye Tandar & Richard Guard (trans.)

33.

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BOOK REVIEWS
70. 74. Insights of a Himalayan Pilgrim, Lama Govinda Kim Gutschow Inner Peace, World Peace: Essays on Buddhism and Non Violence, Kenneth Kraft Hyungkyu Nam Contributors

77.

VOL.XVIII, NO.1, SPRING 1993
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 2. An Interchange Between the Tibetan Understanding of Mind and the Western Science of Brain: Interview with His Holiness the XIVth Dalai Lama Christopher deCharms A Critical Edition of the Tibetan Translation with Restoration in Sanskrit—brDa sprod pa pa ni ni’i mdo Dr. Narendra Kumar Dash An Anthropologist Monk Lobsang Rigdol Gyasa Belsa: An Introduction C.B. Josayma

15.

20. 27.

BOOK REVIEWS
32. Self and Liberation: The Jung/Buddhism Dialogue, Daniel J. Meckel & Robert L. Moore (eds.) Steven Heine The Light of Liberation: A History of Buddhism in India, Elizabeth Cook (ed.) Y Krishan Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 2. 17. 23. A Dunhuang Manuscript on Vajrakilaya Robert Mayer & Cathy Cantwell The Assassination of Tri Ralpachen and Lang Darma Tsultrim Kalsang Khangkar A Critical Edition of Jayananda’s rTog ge’i tho ba’i tshig le’un byas pa Dr. Narendra Kumar Dash

BOOK REVIEWS
48. Himalayan Dialogue—Tibetan Lamas and Gurung Shamans in Nepal, Stan Mumford Eric McGuckin

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The Two Truths in the Madhyamika Philosophy of the Ge-Luk-ba Order of Tibetan Buddhism, Guy Newland John Powell Contributors

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VOL.XVIII, NO.3, AUTUMN 1993
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. 17. The Critical Edition of Yuktisastika-Karika of Nagarjuna Dr. Bimalendra Kumar Tibetica Catalogues: An annonated bibliography of recent contributions on Tibetan Literature collections Alpo Ratia Cataloguing Tibet’s Literary Heritage Alpo Ratia The Lotus Crown Tantra Dennis Cordell The Spread of Tibetan Buddhism in the West Massimilano A. Polichetti

37. 50. 65.

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68. Servants of the Buddha: Winter in a Himalayan Convent, Anna Grimshaw John Bray Right over the Mountain. Travels with a Tibetan Medicine Man, Gill Marais John Bray Yuktisastikavrtti, Commentaire à la soixantaine sur le raisonnement ou Du vrai enseignement de la causalité par le Maître indien Candrakîrti, Cristina Anna Scherrer-Schaub Bhikkhu Pasadika Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. Development of the Monastic Education in Tibet Dungkar Lobzang Tinley Sangye T. Naga (trans.)

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Buddhist Ideologies Transmuted in Stupas K. Krishna Murthy Means to Develop Self-Confidence Nyima Tsering

BOOK REVIEWS
62. Samatha Meditation: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on Cultivating Meditative Quiescence, Gen Lamrimpa, B. Alan Wallace (trans.), Hart Sprager (ed.) Joe Bransford Wilson August Hermann Francke und die Westhimalaya-Mission der Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine Eine Bibliographie mut Standortnachwiesen der tibetischen Drucke, Hartmut Walravens & Manfred Taube John Bray Wissenschaftsgeschichte und gegenwärtige Forschungen in NordwestIndien, Gundrun Meier & Lydia Icke-Schwalbe (eds.) John Bray Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. 17. 24. Some Notes on the Maitreya Image in Western Ladakh Fabrizio Torricelli Versification in the Epic of Gesar of Ling Alexander Fedotov Tibetan Translation of Panini-Vyakarana Sutras, Mahabhasya, Kasika, Prakriya-Kaumadi and Siddhanta-Kaumadi: A Comparative Study N.K. Dash Borobudur Stupa: A Unique Metempsychosis of Buddhist Religious Ideas into Architectural Terms K. Krishna Murthy Reprint: A Dunhuang Manuscript on Vajrakilaya Robert Mayer & Cathy Cantwell Tibet Journal’s Cumulative Index 1988-1993 Pema Yeshi, Tsering Norzom & Barbara Spencer

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NOTE
92. Thog lcags John V. Bellezza

BOOK REVIEWS
97. 99. 100. Strange Liberation: Tibetan Lives in Chinese Hands, David Patt Elizabeth Klobusickly-Mailänder Trigg in Tibet Elizabeth Klobusickly-Mailänder Ancient Wisdom: Nyingma Teachings on Dream Yoga, Meditation, and Transformation, Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche, B. Alan Wallace & Sangye Khandro (trans.) Margery Anne Muniak Contributors

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Powerful Places and Sacred Spaces in Tibetan Religious Culture: I

VOL.XIX, NO.2, SUMMER 1994
Toni Huber, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 2. 4. 23. Editor’s Introduction Toni Huber The Potala & Western Place Making Peter Bishop Putting the gnas back into gnas-skor: Rethinking Tibetan Buddhist Pilgrimage Practice Toni Huber Gendered Practices and the Inner Sanctum: The Reconstruction of Tibetan Sacred Space in “China’s Tibet” Charlene E. Makley Tibetan Ritual Dances and the Transformation of Space Mona Schrempf Contributors

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Powerful Places and Sacred Spaces in Tibetan Religious Culture: II

VOL.XIX, NO.3, AUTUMN 1994
Toni Huber, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. The Role of “Treasure Discoverers” and Their Writings in the Search for Himalayan Sacred Lands Franz-Karl Ehrhard

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Ganja and Murdo: The Social Construction of Space at Two Pilgrimage Sites in Eastern Tibet Lawrence Epstein & Peng Wenbin “Entrance-keepers of a Hidden Country”: Preliminary Notes on the Monpa of South-Central Bhutan Francoise Pommaret Internal and External Geography in Spiritual Biography David Templeman

BOOK REVIEWS
77. 80. Civilized Shamans: Buddhism in Tibetan Societies, Geoffrey Samuel Dawa Norbu Training the Mind in the Great Way, Gyalwa Gendun Druppa, First Dalai Lama, Glenn Mullin (trans.) Cathy Cantwell Heart Drops of Dharmakaya: Dzogchen Practice of the Bon Tradition, Shardza Tashi Gyaltsen Cathy Cantwell & Robert Mayer Contributors

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Powerful Places and Sacred Spaces in Tibetan Religious Culture: III

VOL.XIX, NO.4, WINTER 1994
Toni Huber, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 2. 23. The Blue Lake of A mdo and Its Island: Legends and Pilgrimage Guide Katia Buffetrille Machig Zhama’s Recovery. Traces of Ancient History and Myth in the South Tibetan Landscape of Kharta and Phadrug Hildegard Diemberger & Guntram Hazod Sacred Geography and Individual in Central Tibet: Terdrum Sanctuary, A Training Path Within the Drikung Mandala Andrea Loseries Perceptions of Landscape in Karzha: “Sacred” Geography and the Tibetan System of “Geomancy” Elisabeth Stutchbury Contributors

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VOL.XX, NO.1, SPRING 1995
Toni Huber, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. 10. Rewalsar: Tibetan Refugees in a Buddhist Sacred Place Cathy Cantwell A Tibetan Guide for Pilgrimage to Ti-se (Mount Kailash) and mTsho Ma-pham (Lake Manasarover) Toni Huber & Tsepak Rigzin Ol-mo-lung-ring, the Original Holy Place Dan Martin Gaining Ground: Representations of Territory in Bon and Tibetan Popular Tradition Charles Ramble

48. 83.

BOOK REVIEW
125. Ceremonies of the Lhasa Year, Hugh Richardson Toni Huber Contributors

129.

VOL.XX, NO.2, SUMMER 1995
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. 18. 64. A Tun-huang Text on Dreams: Ms Pelliot tibétain 55 – IX Antonella Crescenzi & Fabrizio Torricelli The Geo-History of Long Distance Trade in Tibet 1850-1950 Wim van Spengen The Periodicals Krung go’i Bod ljongs and Shes bya in 1993: How the PRC and Dharamsala’s Tibetan Press Depict Human Rights in Tibet Kevin Garratt

BOOK REVIEWS
87. Circle of Protest: Political Ritual in the Tibetan Uprising, Ronald Schwartz Dawa Norbu Resistance and Reform in Tibet, Robert Barnett & Shirin Akiner (eds.) Dawa Norbu

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The World of Buddhism: Buddhist Monks and Nuns in Society and Culture, Heinz Bechert & Richard Gombrich (eds.) Stephen Kaplan

OBITUARY
93. K. Dhondup (1952-1995) Tashi Tsering Contributors

106.

Tibetan Muslims

VOL.XX, NO.3, AUTUMN 1995
Marc Gaborieau, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. Introduction Marc Gaborieau
MUSLIMS IN TIBET PROPER

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Kha-che and Gya-Kha-che, Muslim Communities in Lhasa (1990) Corneille Jest Powers and Authority of Sufis among the Kashmiri Muslims in Tibet Marc Gaborieau Memories of My Father, Abdul Ghani, in Tibet Yusuf Naik
TIBETAN MUSLIMS OF LADAKH

II. 35. 59. 71.

The History of Muslims in Central Ladakh Pascale Dollfus Muslims in Western Ladakh Nicola Crist Conjunction, Parallelism and Cross Cutting Ties Among the Muslims of Ladakh Smriti Srinivas
MUSLIMS ON THE CONFINES OF TURKESTAN, CHINA, AND TIBET Sufism from Central Asia Among the Tibetans in the 16-17th Centuries Thierry Zarcone The Chinese Hui Muslims Trade in Tibetan Areas Claude Moevus

III. 96. 115.

CONFERENCE REVIEW
124. 7th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Schloss, Seggau, Leibnitz, near Graz, Austria, June 18-24, 1995 Robert Mayer Contributors

126.

VOL.XX, NO.4, WINTER 1995
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 2. 47. 64. 93. Tibetan Homa Rites According to the gTer ma Tradition Tadeusz Skorupski The Dance of the Guru’s Right Aspects Cathy Cantwell The Lineage of His Holiness Sakya Trizin Ngawang Kunga Sandra Penny-Dimri The Buddha Image in Sculptural Arts of India K. Padmanabha Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 3. 19. Early Mahayana Lay Ethics in Nagarjuna Bhikkhu Pasadika A Note on Gnyal zhig ’Jam pa’i rdo rje, the Author of a Handwritten Sher phyin Commentary from about 1200 Gareth Sparham A Tanjur Text on gTum mo: Tôhoku no 2332–I Fabrizio Torricelli Kanum, the Village of Alexander Csoma de Körös: A Narrative of Werner Hoffmeister Bernard Le Calloc’h A Preliminary Archaeological Survey of gNam mtsho and Dang ra g.yu mtsho John Bellezza Dharma–Its Etymology K. Krishna Murthy

30. 47.

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REVIEW ARTICLE
88. The Byang-gter and other Phur-pa traditions: Reflections on Martin J Boord’s The Cult of the Deity Vajrakila According to the Northern Treasures Tradition of Tibet (Byang-gter phur-ba) Cathy Cantwell

BOOK REVIEWS
100. The Three Levels of Spiritual Perception, Dezhung Rinpoche, Jared Rhoton (trans.) Gareth Sparham Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, John Powers Gareth Sparham Enlightened Beings. Life Stories from the Ganden Oral Tradition, Janice D. Willis Gareth Sparham Contributors

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Shaping the Mind: Artistic Facets of Tibetan Civiization

VOL.XXI, NO.2, SUMMER 1996
Massimiliano A. Polichetti, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor 4. 6. Foreword Massimiliano A. Polichetti The Usefulness of Buddhist Iconography in Analysing Style in Tibetan Art Kimiaki Tanaka The Biographical Tradition of Milarepa: Orality, Literacy and Iconography Francis V. Tiso The Artist’s Treatise of sMan bla don grub Philip Denwood Thangkas and Tourism in Dharamsala: Preservation through Change Eric McGuckin International dGe-lugs-pa Style of Architecture from the 16-19th Century Paola Mortari Vergara Caffarelli A Historical Profile of Ladakhi Religious Architecture Marialaura Di Mattia Facets of Tibetan Traditional Theatre Antonio Attisani

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Contributors

Russian-Tibetan Relations

VOL.XXI, NO.3, AUTUMN 1996
Andrey Terentyev, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. 4. 35. 47. 60. Introduction Andrey Terentyev A Debacle of Secret Diplomacy Alexandre Andreyev Kalmyks in Tibetan History Baatr Kitinov Russia and Tibetan Crisis: Beginning at the 20th Century Nikolai S. Kuleshov Tibetan Buddhism in Russia Andrey Terentyev

BOOK REVIEWS
71. Buddhism in Russia. The Story of Agvan Dorzhiev, Lhasa’s Emissary to the Tsar, John Snelling John Bray Mchod-rol. Les instruments de la musique tibétaine, Mireille Helffer Mona Schrempf Contributors

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Tibetan Linguistics

VOL.XXI, NO.4, WINTER 1996
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Pema Khangsar, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. 23. 30. My Balti-Tibetan and English dictionary and its predecessors R. K. Sprigg Initial zl- and sl- in Tibetan Philip Denwood The Role of Regional Factors in the Standardization of Spoken Tibetan Lauren R. Hartley

REVIEW ARTICLE
58. Literal or Literary? Reflections on New Translations of History’s Mirror Toni Huber

BOOK REVIEWS
68. Fluent Tibetan. A Proficiency Oriented Learning System. Novice and Intermediate Levels I-III. Vol.2, William A. Magee and Elizabeth S. Napper, Jeffrey Hopkins, General Editor Tibor Porció A History of Sanskrit Grammatical Literature in Tibet, Pieter C. Verhagen Gareth Sparham The Chronology of Tibet According to the Re’u Mig of Sum-pa mkhanpo, Bireswar Prasad Singh (trans.& ed.) Gareth Sparham Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. Mun Sheng Kong Co and Kim Sheng Kong Co, Two Chinese Princesses in Tibet Hugh Richardson Yab Yum Iconography and the Role of Women in Tibetan Tantric Buddhism Adelheid Herrmann-Pfandt The Tanjur Text of Tilopa’s Dohakosa Fabrizio Torricelli Tibetan Literature on Dreams: Materials for a Biography Antonella Crescenzi & Fabrizio Torricelli

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REVIEW ARTICLES
83. Art of Tibetan Rock Paintings, Administration Commission of Cultural Relics of the Tibetan Autonomous Region Toni Huber

87.

The Life of Shabkar, The Autobiography of a Tibetan Yogin, Mathieu Ricard and other members of the Padmakara Translation Group (trans.). Franz-Karl Ehrhard

BOOK REVIEWS
91. TIBET: The Issue is Independence: Tibetans-in-Exile Address the Key Tibetan Issue the World Avoids, Edward Lazar (ed.) Kevin Garratt Images in Enlightenment: Tibetan Art in Practice, Jonathan Landaw & Andy Weber Daphne L. Rosenzweig The Tibetans-School for Survival or Submission: An Investigation of Ethnicity and Education, Katrin Goldstein Kyaga Dhondup Samten Awakening the Mind: Basic Buddhist Meditations, Geshe Namgyal Wangchen Cathy Cantwell

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CONFERENCE REPORT
102. “Mythos Tibet” Symposium, Bonn, 10-12 May 1996 Alex Mckay Contributors

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VOL.XXII, NO.2, SUMMER 1997
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen & Alex Taylor, Assistant Editor 4. 30. The Meaning of Liberation: Representations of Tibetan Women Charlene Makley Unfocussed Merit-Making in Zangskar: A Socio-Economic Account of Karsha Nunnery Kim Gutschow A Drop from an Ocean: The Status of Women in Tibetan Society Tsering Chotsho Sonam Tsering (trans.) A Discussion on Some Great Women in Tibetan History Migyur Dorjee Madrong Sonam Tsering (trans.)

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91. Dakinis, Zur Stellung und Symbolik des Weiblichen im tantrischen Buddhismus, Adelheid Herrmann-Pfandt Bhikku Pasadika Meeting the Great Bliss Queen: Buddhists, Feminists and the Art of the Self, Anne Carolyn Klein Cathy Cantwell Buddhism Through American Women’s Eyes, Karma Lekshe Tsomo (ed.) Cathy Cantwell Dzogchen: The Self-Perfected State, Chogyal Namkhai Norbu Gareth Sparham Myriad Worlds, Buddhist Cosmology in Abhidharma, Kalacakra and Dzog-chen, Jamgon Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé Gareth Sparham The Door of Liberation, Essential Teachings of Tibetan Buddhist Tradition, Geshe Wangyal Acarya Sangye T. Naga Meditations on Emptiness, Jeffrey Hopkins Paul Donnelly The Fundamental Wisdom of the Middle Way: Nagarjuna’s Mulamadhyamakarika, Jay L. Garfield Kevin Schilbrack

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BRIEF BOOK REVIEWS
110. Vaidalyaprakarana, Nagarjuna’s Refutation of Logic (Nyaya), Fernando Tola & Carmen Dragonetti Gareth Sparham Buddhist Monastic Discipline: The Sanskrit Pratimoksa Sutras of the Mahasamghikas and Mulasarvastivadins, Charles S. Prebish Gareth Sparham

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CONFERENCE REPORT
111. Seminar “Pilgrimage in Tibet” International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden, The Netherlands, 12-13 September 1996 P. C. Verhagen Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 5. 18. Early Tibetan Paper Money Wolfgang Bertsch Tibetan Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Returnees and the Refugees Convention—Predicaments, Problems and Prospects Kevin Garratt Paths and Progress: Some Thoughts on Don grub rgyal’s “A Threadlike Path” Mark Stevenson A Threadlike Path Rang grol (Don grub rgyal) Mark Stevenson & Lama Choedak T. Yuthok Who was “this evil friend” (“the dog”, the “fool”, “the tyrant”) in Gedun Chophel’s Sad Song? Benjamin Bogin & Hubert Decleer

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79. The Sa skya Pandita, the White Panacea, and Clerical Buddhism’s Current Credibility Crisis Robert Mayer A Regional Chronicle of Gu ge pu hrang Luciano Petech

105.

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112. Wholeness Lost and Wholeness Regained: Forgotten Tales of Individuation from Ancient Tibet, Herbert V. Guenther Kenneth Liberman The Full-Fledged Khyung-chen Bird: An Essay in Freedom as the Dynamics of Being, Klong chen rab ’byams pa Dri med ’od zer, Herbert V. Guenther (trans., ed., & annonated) Franz-Karl Ehrhard Mind Only: A Philosophical and Doctrinal Analysis of Vijñanavada, Thomas E. Wood Bimalendra Kumar Everlasting Rain of Nectar: Purification Practice in Tibetan Buddhism, Geshe Jampa Gyatso Riika Virtanen

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The Boy Lama, Vicki Mackenzie Laura Airaksinen Buddhism through American Women’s Eyes, Karma Lekshe Tsomo (ed.) Lesley A. Northup Bon, Its Encounter with Buddhism in Tibet, B. L. Bansal Gareth Sparham

CONFERENCE REPORT
129. The History of Tibet: New Resources and Perspectives Roberto Vitali

BRIEF COMMUNICATION
135. A Rejoinder to Luciano Petech’s Review of Roberto Vitali’s The Kingdom of Gu.ge Pu.hrang Roberto Vitali Contributors

141.

The Intercultural Contacts of Tibetan Civilization: A special issue devoted to works of Dr. Siegbert Hummel

VOL.XXII, NO.4, WINTER 1997
Per Kværne, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen & Francisco Little, Assistant Editor 3. 5. 23. Foreword Per Kværne A Bibliography of the Works of Siegbert Hummel Per Kværne The Lamaist Ritual Dagger (Phur bu) and the Old Middle Eastern “Dirk Figures” Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) Notes on the Lamaist Apocalypse Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) Lady World and the Priest-King John Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotto The White Old Man Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.)

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The Construction Site of the Lhasa gTsug lag khang and its Cosmological Significance Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) The Crystal Sea in the Lhasa gTsug lag khang Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) mGar Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.)

BOOK REVIEWS
97. 98. Transcendental Art of Tibet, Lokesh Chandra Massimiliano A. Polichetti Tibetan Mandalas (Vajravali and Tantra-samuccaya), Raghuvira & Lokesh Chandra Daphne Lange Rosenzweig “The Monk and the Philosopher-Buddhism Today” (Le moine et le philosophie—le bouddhisme aujourd’hui), Jean-François Revel & Matthieu Ricard Hubert Decleer The Buddhist Path to Enlightenment: Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy and Practice, & In Praise of Tara: Songs to the Savioress, Lama Doboom Tulku Alexander Fedotoff

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FILM REVIEW
115. Die Salzmänner von Tibet, directed by Ulrike Koch Toni Huber

BRIEF COMMUNICATION
118. The Missing Page in the Sras mkhar dgu thog gnas yig of the 1985 Dharamsala Edition Anne Chayet

PROJECT REPORT
120. “Tibet as Myth” Martin Brauen Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen & Francisco Little, Assistant Editor 3. 18. 25. 38. 49. A Thirteenth Century Tibetan Hymn to the Siddha Tilopa Fabrizio Torricelli Versification in Old Tibetan Poetry Alexander Fedotoff Sherpa Funeral Ceremony Antonio Maria Sacco A Critical Note on the Biographies of Lo chen Rin chen bZang po Hira Paul Gangnegi On the Name of River Yar klung gtsang po Chapel Tseten Phuntshog Riika J. Virtanen (trans.)

REVIEW ARTICLES
67. Tibetan Literature: Studies in Genre. Essays in Honor of Geshe Lhundup Sopa, J.I. Cabezón & R.R. Jackson (eds.) Hubert Decleer Celebrating the Year of the Monkey: apropos of some literature released in relation to the millennium of Tho ling The Ngari Heritage Foundation Dharamsala—Tho ling Project Contributors

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VOL.XXIII, NO.2, SUMMER 1998
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen & Francisco Little, Assistant Editor 3. 11. Economics of a Tibetan State Treasury: The Barley Supply Office Paljor Tsarong Ma gcig lab sgron ma—The Life of a Tibetan Woman Mystic between Adaptation and Rebellion Karénina Kollmar-Paulenz Can Emptiness be Formulated?: A debate from a Gelugpa monastic university Kenneth Liberman A Note on the Visesastava (Khyad par ’phags stod); “Superior Verses in Praise [of Buddha Sakyamuni]” Acarya Sangye T. Naga

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84. The Life of Gampopa: The Incomparable Dharma Lord of Tibet, Jampa Mackenzie Stewart Francis V. Tiso The Golden Yoke: The Legal Cosmology of Buddhist Tibet, Rebecca Redwood French Kevin Garratt Tibet and the British Raj, Alex McKay P. Christiaan Klieger A Dictionary of Buddhist and Hindu Iconography, Objects, Devices, Concepts, Rites and Related Terms, Frederick W. Bunce Ulrike Roeslar Buddhist Symbols in Tibetan Society, Dagyab Rinpoche Tsepak Rigzin Dolma Ling: A Pilgrim’s Progress across the Himalayas, Lucas Myers Sonam Tsering Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. 23. 34. “The Supine Demoness” (Srin mo) and The Consolidation of Empire Robert J. Miller (1923-1994) Tseja: Structure and Economy of a Tibetan State Treasury Paljor Tsarong The Lifestyle of Nomads Tawa & Tashi Topgyal Lobsang Shastri & Vyvyan Cayley (trans.) Historical Background of Csoma de Körös’s Sojourn in Ladakh (Zanskar) between 1822 and 1826 Bernard Le Calloc’h Chinese Media Discourses in Tibet: The Language of Inequality Ashild Kolas

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REVIEW ARTICLES
78. 92. Foreigner at the Judge’s Feet Toni Huber Machig Labdrön and the Foundation of Chöd, Jerome Edou Adelheid Herrmann-Pfandt

BOOK REVIEWS
103. Lamas, Princes and Brigands: Joseph Rock’s Photographs of the Tibetan Borderlands of China, Michael Aris David Jackson Kar glin zi khro: A Tantric Buddhist Concept, Henk Blezer Dan Martin Chinnamasti: The Aweful Buddhist and Hindu Tantric Goddess, Elisabeth Anne Benard Giacomella Orofino The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus, His Holiness the Dalai Lama Francis V. Tiso The Future Buddha Imagery. An Iconological Study, Inchang Kim Erberto Lo Bue Culture and the Politics of Third World Nationalism, Dawa Norbu Kevin Garratt Consecration of Images & Stupas in Indo-Tibetan Tantric Buddhism, Yael Bentor Franz-Karl Ehrhard Erdeni-yin tobèi: A Mongolian Manuscript from Kentei Ayima³, Saãang Se Harry Halén Gold Jewelry from Tibet and Nepal, Jane Casey Singer Daphne Lange Rosenzweig Kindness, Clarity, and Insight, The Fourteenth Dalai Lama Riika Virtanen Contributors

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Bon Religion of Tibet

VOL.XXIII, NO.4, WINTER 1998
Per Kværne, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. 4. 28. 58. Foreword The Early Spread of Bon Namgyal Nyima Dagkar Bon zhig khyung nag and the Rig pa mthong Tradition of rDzogs chen Jean-Luc Achard The Monastic Lineage of sNang zhig gdon pa in A mdo rNga ba Donatella Rossi

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Two Figures in the Early Great Perfection Todd Gibson Cracking the Mirror: A Critical Genealogy of Scholarship on Tibetan Bon and the “Canonical” Status of The Crystal Mirror of Doctrinal Systems Zeff Bjerken

REVIEW ARTICLE
108. Drung, De’u and Bön: Narrations, Symbolic Languages and the Bön Tradition in Ancient Tibet, Namkhai Norbu, Andrew Lukianowicz (trans. from Italian) Dan Martin

BOOK REVIEWS
120. Tibetan Histories: A Bibliography of Tibetan-Language Historical Works, Dan Martin, in colloboration with Yael Bentor Roberto Vitali Prisoners of Shangri-la: Tibetan Buddhism and the West, Donald S. Lopez, Jr. Thupten Samphel A Descriptive Grammar of Kinnauri, D.D. Sharma Anandmayee Ghosh The Tibet Guide: Central and Western Tibet, Stephen Batchelor Kabir M. Heimsath The Lhasa Moon Tibetan Cookbook, Tsering Wangmo & Zara Houshmand Tenzin Sonam

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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
134. A Note on the Tun-Huang Manuscript (PT.1045) on Signs of Raven’s Voice Gedun Rabsel

OBITUARY
149. Remembering Professor Nirmal Chandra Sinha (1911-97) Dawa Norbu Contributors

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VOL.XXIV, NO.1, SPRING 1999
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. 29. 55. 92. On Byams pa and Thub chen lha khang of Glo sMos thang Roberto Vitali The Production of Tibetan Banknotes Wolfgang Bertsch A Preliminary Archaeological Survey of Da Rog mTsho John Vincent Bellezza A Preliminary study on the Cultural ties between Tuva and Tibet: The History and the Present Marina Mongush & Mergen Mongush

REVIEW ARTICLES
101. 131. Mandala and Landscape, A.W. MacDonald Kabir Mansingh Heimsath & Hubert Decleer A Comparative Grammar of Tibeto-Himalayan Languages, D.D. Sharma R.K. Spriggs

BOOK REVIEWS
141. 144. Tibet: The Road Ahead, Dawa Norbu Ronald D. Schwartz The Way of the Bodhisattva: A Translation of the Bodhicharyavatara, Santideva, Padmakara Translation Group (trans.) Cathy Cantwell A Poisoned Arrow: The Secret Report of the 10th Panchen Lama, Tibet Information Network (TIN) P. Christiaan Klieger On the Path to Void: Buddhist Art of the Tibetan Realm, Pradapaditya Pal (ed.) Parmananda Sharma The Tibetan Art of Parenting: From Before Conception Through Early Childhood, Anne Hubbell Maiden & Edie Farwell Riika Virtanen

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FILM REVIEW
152. Mandala: The Sacred Circle of Vajrabhairava, written and narrated by Daniel Cozort Linda C. Ehrlich

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Contributors

VOL.XXIV, NO.2, SUMMER 1999
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. Tsongkhapa’s Qualms about Early Tibetan Interpretations of Madhyamaka Philosophy Thupten Jinpa Manuscript LTWA No.23476: A “sDe can” Sample of the brGyad stong pa Fabrizio Torricelli & Nickolai N. Dudka gShen: The Ancestral clan of Rin chen bzang po Namgyal Nyima Dagkar

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60. Bibliographical Sources for Buddhist Studies from the viewpoint of Buddhist Philology, Yasuhiro Sueki Bhikkhu Pasadika A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, Santideva, translated from the Sanskrit and Tibetan by Vesna A. Wallace & B. Alan Wallace Cathy Cantwell Sleeping, Dreaming, and Dying: An Exploration of Consciousness with the Dalai Lama, Francisco J. Varela (ed.) Bryan J. Cuevas Pilgrimage in Tibet, Alex McKay Toni Huber The Arts and Crafts of the Swat Valley. Living Traditions in the Hindu Kush, Johannes Kalter et al Erberto Lo Bue Sudhana’s Miraculous Journey in the Temple of Ta pho. The inscriptional text of the Tibetan Gandavyuhasutra, Ernst Steinkellner (ed.) Hubert Decleer Sunyatasaptativrtti: Candrakirtis Kommentar zu den “Siebzig Versen über die Leerheit” des Nagarjuna (Karikas 1-14), Felix Erb (intro., trans., & ed.) Alpo Ratia Tibetan Lives: Three Himalayan Autobiographies, Peter Richardus (ed.), with an Historical Foreword by Alex McKay The Healing Power of Mind: Simple Meditation Exercises for Health, Well-Being, and Enlightenment, Tulku Thondup Gareth Sparham

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NOTES & BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS
99. 101. A Chronological Problem in the mNga’ ris rgyal rabs Luciano Petech A Short Consideration Regarding Christian Elements in a Ninth Century Buddhist Wall-Painting from Bezeklik Massimiliano A. Polichetti A Note on the Buddha Images of Ceylon and Nepal K. Padmanabha A Deceitfully Erected Stone Pillar and The Beginnings of Modern Tibetan Literature Pema Tsering Riika Virtanen (trans.)

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125. “Tibet—Culture and Art” Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland Alpo Ratia

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128. Remembering Prof. Mahesh Tiwary (1929-1999), the Uttar Pradesh Sanskrit Academy Award Laureate Bimalendra Kumar Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. 10. Human Behaviour-Patterns as Observed in the Gesar Epic Suniti Kumar Pathak An Analytical Study of the Tibetan and Chinese Version of Mahayanasatadharmavidyadvarasastra Bimalendra Kumar & Swati Ganguly The Buddhas of Mahayana School K. Padmanabha The Role of Incarnate Lamas in Buddhist Tradition: A Brief Survey of Bakula Rinpoche’s Previous Incarnations Nawang Tsering Shakspo Tibetan Recension of the Mahasamaya-sutra of the Digha-nikaya in Pali Bandana Bhattacharya Mukhopadhyay On the Function of Tibetan Letters Acarya Sangye T. Naga Riika Virtanen (trans.)

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77. The Doctrine of Karma, Yuvraj Krishan History of Sera Monastery of Tibet (1418-1959) (mKhas mang rgya mtsho’i msti gnas dbus ’gyur gdan sa chen po gsum gyi ya gyal se ra theg chen gling gi chos ’byung rab gsal nor bu’i me long zhes bya ba bzhugs so//), Champa Thupten Zongtse Acarya Sangye T. Naga The Buddha Image: Its Origin and Development, Y. Krishan Thupten K. Rikey

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83. Destruction of Cultural Property in War and Ethnic Conflict—Policies for Subsequent Restoration Yuvraj Krishan Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. The Lhasa gTsug lag khang: Imago Mundi and Holy Fortress Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) The Primordial Sea Under the City Temple of Lhasa and the Willows Before the Sanctuary Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) The Silver Coin Presented by the 13th Dalai Lama to Monks in 1910 A.D. Wolfgang Bertsch A mdo Reb gong Mark Stevenson Knowledge About Tibet in Slovenia: one of the youngest and smallest countries in Europe Ralf èeplak Mencin

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62. Buddhism in Contemporary Tibet: Religious Revival and Cultural Identity, Melvyn C. Goldstein & Mathew Kapstein (eds.) Kabir M. Heimsath Natural Liberation. Padmasambhava’s Teachings on the Six Bardos, Gyatrul Rinpoche & B. Alan Wallace Franz-Karl Ehrhard Choosing Reality: A Buddhist View of Physics and the Mind, B. Alan Wallace ’Jigs-med-gling-pa’s “Discourse on India” of 1789: A Critical Edition and Annonated Translation of the lHo-phyogs rgya-gar-gyi gtam brtag-pa brgyad-kyi me-long, Michael Aris Gareth Sparham Enthronement. The Recognition of the Reincarnate Masters of Tibet and the Himalayas, Jamgon Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé, Ngawang Zangpo (intro. & trans.) Ulrike Roeslar Compassion. The Key to Great Awakening. Thought Training and the Bodhisattva Practices, Geshe Tsultrim Gyaltsen Alexander Fedotoff A Special Exhibition of Buddhist Gilt Votive Objects, Chu Jen-hsing et al. Daphne Lange Rosenzweig

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Sky Burial—An Eyewitness Account of China’s Brutal Crackdown in Tibet, Blake Kerr Kevin Garratt The Excellent Path to Enlightenment: Oral Teachings on the Root Text of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Enlightened Courage: An Explanation of Atisha’s Seven Point Mind Training, Dilgo Khyentse Giacomella Orofino The Gelug/Kagyü Tradition of Mahamudra, H.H. the Dalai Lama & Alexander Berzin Paul Donnelly

BRIEF BOOK REVIEWS
87. Buddha: his Life, his Doctrine, his Order, Hermann Oldenberg, William Hoey (trans. from German) The Lankavatara sutra: A Mahayana Text, Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki Thupten K. Rikey Kalachakra and other Six-Session Yoga Texts, Alexander Berzin Riika J. Virtanen

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. Notes towards a Native Tibetan Ethnology: An Introduction to and Annonated Translation of dMu dge bSam gtan’s Essays on Dwags po (Baima Zangzu) Janet L. Upton A Catalogue of the First Volume of the Waddel Manuscript rNying ma rgyud ’bum Sam van Schaik Tibetan Natal Horoscopes Geoff Childs & Michael Walter Sino-Tibetan Relations and Tributary Ideology Lisa R. Wiggins

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74. Art of Tibet, Robert E. Fisher Erberto Lo Bue

BOOK REVIEWS
90. 94. Development, Society, and Environment in Tibet, Graham Clarke (ed.) P. Christiaan Klieger Tibetan Nomads: Environment, Pastoral Economy, and Material Culture, Schuyler Jones with a contribution by Schuyler Camman John Vincent Bellezza Engaged Buddhist Reader, Arnold Kotler (ed.) D. R. Chaudhary The Voice that Remembers: A Tibetan woman’s inspiring story of survival, Ama Adhe, told in English by Joy Blakeslee Riika Virtanen Languages of the Greater Himalayan Region (Vol.1), Dzongkha, George van Driem with the accompanying CDs narrated by Karma Tshering Bhuchung K. Tsering Social Evils: Prostitution and Pornography in Lhasa & A Sea of Bitterness: Patriotic Education in Qinghai monasteries, TIN Briefing Papers, No.31 &32, Tibet Information Network Lhakpa Chodon Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 4. A Proposal for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Study of A ce lha mo Antonio Attisani The 1958 sKyid grong Census: Implications for the Study of Tibetan Historical Demography Geoff Childs The Earliest Tibetan Inscriptions from Tabo and Their Historical Significance Laxman S. Thakur The Lhopas of Western Bhutan Jagar Dorji

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60. sDe-dpon sum-cu. Ritual und Ikonographie der “Dreiâig Schulzgottheiten der Welt”, Rudolf Kaschewsky & Pema Tsering Franz-Karl Ehrhard Apparations of the Self, The Secret Autobiographies of a Tibetan Visionary, Janet Gyatso Jean-Luc Achard The Buddhist Pilgrimage, Duncan Forbes Bandana Mukhopadhyay Labrang: A Tibetan Buddhist Monastery at the Crossroads of Four Civilisations, Paul Kocot Nietupski Lucy Kennedy Education in Tibet. Policy and Practices since 1950, Catriona Bass Gudrun John Tales of the Turquoise: A Pilgrimage in Dolpo, Corneille Jest Tseten Lhamo Ladakh: Culture, History, and Development between Himalaya and Karakoram. Recent Research on Ladakh 8. Martijn van Beck, Kristoffer Brix Bertelsen & Poul Pedersen (eds.) Geoff H. Childs Sisters in Solitude: Two Traditions of Buddhist Monastic Ethics for Women, Karma Lekshe Tsomo Cathy Cantwell The Bliss of Inner Fire: Heart Practice of The Six Yogas of Naropa, Lama Thubten Yeshe Wy Ostenfeld

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80. Changes and Development in Upper Mustang, Nepal: Decision making at the Local Level Susanne von der Heide Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. Who were the Builders of the Tibetan Forts? Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.)

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On the Origin of the Irrigation Technique in Tibet Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) The Sling and the Inflated Skin Boat in Tibet Siegbert Hummel G. Vogliotti (trans.) On A Previous Birth Story of Ma gcig Lab sgron ma Adelheid Herrmann-Pfandt But Why the Kalacakra David Gist A Discussion on the History of Tibetan Grammar Sangye Tandar Naga Riika Virtanen (trans.) Klong rdol bla ma’s List of 108 dharmas of Prajñaparamita and the Commentary Tsewang Bhuti

BOOK REVIEWS
69. Der Buddha und das Rad der Lehre (Buddha and the Wheel of Doctrine), Eva Saalfrank Phurpa: magisches Dolhritual aus Tibet (Phurpa: A Magic DaggerRitual from Tibet), Thomas Marcotty Alexander Fedotoff The Dating of the Historical Buddha/ Die Datierung des historischen Buddha, Part 3, Heinz Bechert (ed.) Franz-Karl Ehrhard Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas. Gyel-tsap on Aryadeva’s Four Hundred. Geshe Sonam Rinchen (commentary), Ruth Sonam (trans. & ed.) Gareth Sparham The Spirit of Tibet: Portrait of a Culture in Exile, Alison Wright Lucy Kennedy The World of the Dalai Lama: An Inside Look at His Life, His People, and His Vision, Gill Farrer-Halls Geoff H. Childs Tibetan Art, Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet, 600-2000 A.D., Amy Heller David Templeman The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche Angela Sumegi Consciousness at the Crossroads: Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism, Zara Houshmand, Robert B. Livingston & Alan B. Wallace (eds.) James E. Huchingson

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. 33. Sun and Moon Earrings: the Teachings Received by ’Jigs med gling pa Sam van Schaik Ru thog District before the Chinese Occupation (1900-1958): A Preliminary Study of its Cultural History Korpon Lobsang Khenrap India’s Trade with Tibet: Early British Attempts Bir Good Bill

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83. Some Thoughts on Style in Tibetan Art Deborah Klimburg-Salter

BOOK REVIEWS
91. 94. 97. Tibetan Studies, Jan Willem de Jong Bhikkhu Pasadika Tibetische Handschriften und Blockdrucke, Peter Schwieger Toni Huber Hermits of Go Cliffs: Timeless Instructions from a Tibetan Mystic, Cyrus Stearns (trans. & intro.) David Templeman The Mouths of People, the Voice of God. Buddhists and Muslims in a Frontier Community of Ladakh, Smriti Srinivas Heinz Raether Tibetan Border Worlds: A Geohistorical Analysis of Trade and Traders, Wim van Spengen Geoff Childs Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. The ‘Vajra Temple’ of gTer ston Zhig po gling pa and the Politics of Flood Control in 16th Century lHa sa Matthew Akester Khyung tshang brag: the ‘Black Demon Peering’ at lHa sa Matthew Akester Tibetan Army Badges Wolfgang Bertsch Tibet: Another World A Look at the French Press’ Vision of Tibet in 1950 Claude Arpi

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100. The Mongolian Manuscripts on Birch Bark from Xarbuxyn Balgas in the Collection of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Part 1, Elisabetta Chiodo Harry Halén Gods and Masks of the Kathmandu Valley, Anne Vergati Mona Schrempf Nagarjuna’s Precious Garland, Buddhist Advice for Living and Liberation, Jeffrey Hopkins (trans. & ed.) Transforming the Heart, A commentary to the Bodhisattva Togme Sangpo’s the Thirty-seven Practices of Bodhisattvas, Geshe Jampa Tegchok, Thubten Chodron (ed.) D.R. Chaudhry Buddhist Peacework: Creating Cultures of Peace, David W. Chappell (ed.) Riika Virtanen Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey, Managing Editor Riika J. Virtanen, Assistant Editor 3. Refugees from Tibet: Structural Causes of Successful Settlements Dawa Norbu

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Perceptions of Relative Wealth in a Tibetan Community: A Note on Research Methodology Geoff Childs Tibetan Monastic Token Currency Wolfgang Bertsch Preservance of Tibetan Medical Systems as an Integral Part of Tibetan Culture in the Prevailing Himalayan Environment Nupur Pathak Pro-environment Attitudes, Values and Behavior of Tibetan Students R. S. Pirta & Kavita Goswami

REVIEW ARTICLE
68. Imaging Wisdom, Seeing and Knowing in the Art of Indian Buddhism, Jacob N. Kinnard Erberto Lo Bue

BOOK REVIEWS
78. The Reflexive Nature of Awareness: A Tibetan Madhyamaka Defence, Paul Williams Suramgamasamadhisutra: The Concentration of Heroic Progress, An early Mahayana Scripture translated and annonated by Étienne Lamotte, English translation by Sara Boin-Webb Mark Tatz Memoirs of a Tibetan Lama, Lobsang Gyatso, Gareth Sparham (trans. & ed.) Barbara Standley Becoming a Child of the Buddhas: A Simple Clarifications of the Root Verses of Seven Point Mind Training, Gomo Tulku Ani Norzom Healing from the Source: The Science and Lore of Tibetan Medicine, Dr. Yeshi Dhondhen, B. Alan Wallace (trans.) Tsering Thondup The Mandala: Sacred Circle in Tibetan Buddhism, Martin Brauen, Martin Willson (trans.) Opening the Lotus: A Women’s Guide to Buddhism, Sandy Boucher Cathy Cantwell

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Contributions to the History of Tibetan Art

VOL.XXVI, NO.3&4, AUTUMN&WINTER 2001
Erberto Lo Bue, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Thupten K. Rikey & Sonam Tsering, Managing Editors Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 1. 5. Foreword Erberto Lo Bue Creativity, Freedom and Control in the Contemporary Renaissance of Reb gong Painting Rob Linrothe A Note on the Third Dalai Lama bSod nams rgya mtsho and his Visionary Thang ka of lHa mo’i bla mtsho Roberto Vitali The Paintings in the Zhwa lu sGo gsum lha khang and bSe sgo ma lha khang: Stylistic Differences Franco Ricca & Lionel Fournier Problems of Iconometry: Comparing the Citrasutra with the Citralaksana Matteo Martelli “Donor” in the Tangut Painting from Khara-Khoto: Their Meaning and Function Kira Samosyuk Ensuring Firmness: The Use of Molten Metals in Tibet and Iran David Templeman

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206. In the Image of Tibet, Tibetan Painting after 1959, Clare Harris Erberto Lo Bue

BOOK REVIEWS
225. High Peaks, Pure Earth: Collected Writings on Tibetan History and Culture, Hugh Richardson, edited with an introduction by Michael Aris David Jackson Readings on the Six Yogas of Naropa, Glenn H. Mullin Lights of the World: Buddha and Christ, Ninian Smart Francis V. Tiso

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Inside Tibetan Buddhism: Rituals and Symbols Revealed, Robert A. F. Thurman, Barbara Roether (ed.) Cathy Cantwell Sacred Spaces and Powerful Places in Tibetan Culture: A Collection of Essays, Toni Huber (ed.) Antonio Terrone The Fate of Tibet: When Big Insects Eat Small Insects, Claude Arpi Kabir Mansingh Heimsath Dreaming in the Lotus: Buddhist Dream Narrative and Practice, Serenity Young Tsering Thondup Tablets of the Gods, William M. Bueler Dhondup Tsering Contributors

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VOL.XXVII, NO.1&2, SPRING&SUMMER 2002
Erberto Lo Bue, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. 37. Tibetan Sculpture Inspired by Earlier Foreign Sculptural Styles David Weldon The Paintings of Gra thang: History and Iconography of an 11th century Temple Amy Heller Early Tibetan Footprint Thang kas, 12-14th Century Kathryn Selig Brown Metalworking in dBus and gTsang 1930-1977 John Clarke Lama Yeshe Jamyang of Nyurla, Ladakh: the Last Painter of the Drikung Tradition David Jackson Weaving Hidden Threads: Some Ethno-historical Clues on the Artistic Affinities between Eastern Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh Francoise Pommaret An Introduction to Zan par Zara Fleming Modern Artists in Lhasa Elke Hessel

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237. Bhutan, Mountain Fortress of the Gods, Christian Schickgruber and Francoise Pommaret (eds.), Serindia Publications, 1997 George van Driem Mythos Tibet, Thierry Dodin und Heinz Rather. Köln: DuMont, 1997 Hartmut Buescher

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253. Tibetan Opera—A Living Theatre Walter Church

BOOK REVIEWS
256. 257. Ajanta. Handbook of the Paintings, Dieter Schlingoff Erberto Lo Bue Tantra in Practice, David Gordon White (ed.), Donald S. Lopez Jr. (Series ed.) David Templeman Buddhist Ethics, Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Taye, The International Translation Committee (trans. & ed.) Cathy Cantwell Boundless Heart. The Cultivation of the Four Immeasurables, B. Alan Wallace, Zara Houshmand (ed.) Alexander Fedotoff Under the Painted Eyes. A Story about Nepal, Ferd Mahler Alexander Fedotoff In the Service of His Country: The Biography of Dasang Damdul Tsarong, Commander General of Tibet, Dundul Namgyal Tsarong Bhuchung K. Tsering Sacred Visions: Early Paintings from Central Tibet, Steven M. Kossak & Jane Casey Singer (eds.) Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection, Pratapaditya Pal Daphne Lange Rosenzweig The Philosophical View of the Great Perfection in the Tibetan Bon Religion, Donatella Rossi Jean-Luc Achard The Practice of Mahamudra: The Teachings of His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche Paul Donnelly The Tibetan Iconography of Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and other Deities, A Unique Pantheon, Lokesh Chandra & Frederick W. Bunce Dhondup Tsering

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Erberto Lo Bue, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. 23. Pala Painting and the Tibetan Variant of the Pala Style Steven M. Kossak Buddhist Metal Images of Western Tibet, ca.1000-1500 A.D.: Historical Evidence, Stylistic Consideration and Modern Myths Michael Henss Tibetan Painting of the Che mchog Heruka’s Mandala in the McCormick Collection Jane Casey Singer Zhol Village and a Mural Painting in the Potala: Observations Concerning Tibetan Architecture Andre Alexander New Sculptors and Tibetan Patrons in the 20th Century Erberto Lo Bue Glegs shing, The Art of Tibetan Book Covers Gunter Gronbold

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183. 191. Tibetan Painted Scrolls by Giuseppe Tucci Erberto Lo Bue Tibet, Self and the Diaspora: Voices of Difference, P. Christiaan Klieger (ed.) George van Driem

SYMPOSIUM REPORT
194. Himalayas, An Aethetic Adventure, Symposium of April 4-6 2003 Amy Heller

BOOK REVIEWS
197. Secret of the Vajra World: The Tantric Buddhism of Tibet by Reginald Ray Mark Tatz Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship by Alexander Berzin Mark Tatz Women in the Footsteps of the Buddha: Struggle for Liberation in the Therigatha by Kathryn R. Blackstone Francis V. Tiso Echoes from Dharamsala by Kiela Diehl P. Christiaan Klieger Dakini’s Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism by Judith Simmer-Brown Cathy Cantwell Tales of Tibet, Sky Burials, Prayer Wheels & Wind Horses, Herbert J. Batt (ed. & trans.) Bhuchung K. Tsering The Practice of Vajrakilaya by Khenpo Namdrol Jean-Luc Achard The Tantric Distinctions—A Buddhist’s Reflections on Compassion and Emptiness by Jeffrey Hopkins The Way to Buddhahood by Yin-shun D.R. Chaudhry Buddhist Thought and Ritual, David J. Kalupahana (ed.) Kevin Schilbrack The Six Perfections by Geshe Sonam Rinchen, Ruth Sonam (trans. & ed.) Chemi Senge The New Tibetan-English Dictionary of Modern Tibetan by Melvyn C. Goldstein Dhondup Tsering The CIA’s Secret War in Tibet by Kenneth Conboy & James Morrison Dhondup Tsering Contributors

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Erberto Lo Bue, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. Domestic rDo ring? A New Class of Standing Stones from the Tibetan Plateau Mark Aldenderfer The Content of Stupas and Images and the Indo-Tibetan Concept of Relics Yael Bentor Sino-Tibetan Artistic Synthesis in Ming Dynasty Temples at the Core and Periphery Karl Debreczeny Lineages of Form: Buddhist Portraiture in the Manchu Court Patricia Berger No Man’s Land: Real and Imaginary Tibet Gonkar Gyatso

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161. Buddhist Art and Tibetan Patronage, Ninth to Fourteenth Centuries edited by Deborah Klimburg-Salter & Eva Allinger Rob Linrothe Ajanta. Handbuch der Malereien (‘Handbook of the Paintings’) by Dieter Schlingloff Hubert Decleer

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201. Antiquities of Upper Tibet, Pre-Buddhist archeological sites on the High Plateau, Findings of the Upper Tibet Circumnavigation Expedition by John Vincent Bellezza Amy Heller La Deese sGrol-ma (Tara): Recherches sur la Nature et le Statut d’une Divinite du Bouddhisme Tibetain by Pierre Arenes Adelheid Herrmann-Pfandt Religion and Biography in China and Tibet edited by Benjamin Penny Alexander Fedotoff The Dalai Lama’s Secret Temple: Tantric Wall Paintings from Tibet by Ian Baker & Thomas Laird Jacob Winkler

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. Relations between the Dalai Lamas and Rulers of Nga’ ris skor gsum: From late 14th-mid 19th century Lobsang Shastri Names and Nicknames in sKyid grong Geoff Childs dByar rtswa dgun ’bu: An Important Item for the Tibetan Population of the Li thang District, Sichuan Province, China Alessandro Boesi The Response of Immigrant Tibetans towards Cultural Iatrogenesis in Contemporary Health Care System in India Nupur Pathak Ethnic and Cultural Components in Responses to Cultural Bereavement of Immigrant Tibetans in India Nupur Pathak

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61. Khams pa histories: Visions of People, Place and Authority edited by Lawrence Epstein Alexander Gardner The Quintessence Tantras of Tibetan Medicine by Dr. Barry Clark Yonten Gyatso

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107. Self-Liberation Through Seeing with Naked Awareness translation and commentary by John Myrdhin Reynolds Francis V. Tiso Tibet’s Ancient Religion: Bon by Christoph Baumer Todd Gibson The Life and Times of a True Son of Tibet, Gergan Dorje Tharchin by H. Louis Fader Bhuchung K. Tsering The Life and Times of a True Son of Tibet, Gergan Dorje Tharchin, H. Louis Fader John Bray Buddhist art and architecture by Robert E. Fisher Daphne Lange Rosenzweig Foundations of Tibetan Buddhism by H.E. Kalu Rinpoche D.R. Chaudhry Ganesa, Unravelling an Enigma by Yuvraj Krishan Dhondup Tsering Contributors

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Alex McKay, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. 7. 23. 39. Foreword Why is there no subaltern studies for Tibet? Peter H. Hansen Satyagraha in Tibet: towards a Gandhian Solution? Jane Ardley From Simla to Rongbatsa: The British and the “Modern” Boundaries of Tibet Carole McGranahan 19th century British expansion on the Indo-Tibetan Frontier: A Forward Perspective Alex McKay Sonam Wangfel Laden La—Tibet 1924 and 1930 Deki & Nicholas Rhodes Western and Japanese Visitors to Lhasa: 1900-1950 James Cooper

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95. mKhas dbang dGe ’dun chos ’phel gyi gsar rnyed gsung rtsom by rDo rje rgyal Toni Huber China’s Tibet Policy by Dawa Norbu Warren W. Smith

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115. The Jewel Ornament of Liberation: The Wish-Fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teaching by Gampopa translated by Khenpo Konchog Gyaltsen Rinpoche Francis V. Tiso The Currency of Tibet, A Sourcebook for the Study of Tibetan Coins, Paper Money and other Forms of Currency by Wolfgang Bertsch Nicholas Rhodes The Five Wisdom Energies by Irini Rockwell Todd Gibson Kailash, Map of the Holiest Mountain in the World by Katia Buffetrille & Robert Kostka Dhondup Tsering Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. 9. A Tibetan Official Seal of Pho lha nas Wolfgang Bertsch The Great Sons of Thang stong rgyal po: The Bu chen of the Pin Valley, Spiti Pascale Dollfus Women in Tibetan Buddhist Narrative: The Story of Balza Chodron Willa Baker The Great Perfection of Non-Sectarianism: rDzogs chen in the Bon and Buddhist Traditions of Tibet Siofra O’Donovan Revitalisation Movement Gripping the Exile Tibetan Diaspora: A Model of Non-violent Struggle for Peace Nupur Pathak

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91. Facets of Tibetan Religious Tradition and Contacts with Neighbouring Cultural Areas, Alfredo Cadonna & Ester Bianchi (eds.) Dan Martin

BOOK REVIEWS
96. A History of Sanskrit Grammatical Literature in Tibet, Vol.2, Assimiliation into indigenous scholarship, Pieter C. Verhagen Leonid Kulikov Suryacandraya. Essays in Honour of Akira Yuyama on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday, Paul Harrison & Gregory Schopen (eds.) Bhikkhu Pasadika Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land, Patrick French Alex McKay Tibet, Past and Present: Tibetan Studies 1, Henk Blezer (ed.) Geoff Childs Madhyamakahrdayam of Bhavya, introduced, edited and annotated by Christian Lindtner (with half-verse index by T.M. Ramani) Alpo Ratia Mipham’s Beacon of Certainty: Illuminating the View of Dzogchen, the Great Perfection, John Whitney Pettit Karma Phuntso Foundations of Tibetan Buddhism, H.E. Kalu Rinpoche D.R. Chaudhry The Bodhisattva Vow, Geshe Sonam Rinchen, trans. by Ruth Sonam Ilona Manevskaia Territory and Identity in Tibet and the Himalaya, Katia Buffetrille and Hildegard Diemberger (eds.) Kabir Mansingh Heimsath Hostage of Beijing. The Abduction of the Panchen Lama, Gilles Van Grasdorff Dhondup Tsering Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. 13. The Corpse Cutters of Sera Veronika Ronge Of Corpses and Gold: Materials for the Study of the Vetala and the Ro langs Michael Walter ’Pho wa Liturgy in 14th Century Tibet Ching Hsuan Mei The Tibetan Monastic Tradition in Exile: Secular and Monastic Schooling of Buddhist Monks and Nuns in Nepal Ellen Bangsbo A New Way of Looking at Health of Migrant Tibetans in India Nupur Pathak

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90. Divinity Secularized: An Inquiry into the Nature and Form of the Songs Ascribed to the Sixth Dalai Lama, Per K. Sorensen Dan Martin

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104. Soviet Russia & Tibet: The Debacle of Secret Diplomacy, 1918-1930s, Alexandre Andreyev Parshotam Mehra Duel in the Snows: The True Story of the Younghusband Mission to Lhasa, Charles Allen Alex McKay Changing Minds: Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and Tibet in Honor of Jeffrey Hopkins, Guy Newland (ed.) Mark Tatz Buddhism an/in Performance: Analysis of Meditation and Theatrical Practice, David E.R. George Mona Schrempf The Essence of Buddhism, Traleg Kyabgon D.R. Chaudhry ‘Le Tibet est-il Chinois? “Is Tibet Chinese?”, Anne-Marie Blondeau & Katia Buffetrille Audrey Post You are the Eyes of the World, Longchenpa, translated by Kennard Lipman & Merrill Peterson Georgios Halkias

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The Dalai Lamas, The Institution and Its History, Ardy Verhagen Tsamchoe Dolma Contributors

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Tibetan Monuments

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Roberto Vitali, Guest Editor Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor

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The Lhasa gTsug lag khang: Observations on the Ancient Wood Carvings Amy Heller The Ruins of lDan: Ancient Places in the Eastern Zone of the Lhasa Mandala Guntram Hazod The Last Traces of Gye re Lha khang Matthew Akester Gur lha khang ma, “the tent which is a temple”, donated to Shakya mchog ldan by the Mustang ruler bKra shis mgon Roberto Vitali A Monument of Sherpa Buddhism: The Enlightenment Stupa in Junbesi Franz-Karl Ehrhard ***

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Contacts and Conflicts of the Peoples of Early Tibet and Imperial China Ildiko (Hilda) Ecsedy

BOOK REVIEWS
101. The Cultural Monuments of Tibet’s Outer Provinces, Amdo, Andreas Gruschke Amy Heller Monk Dancers of Tibet, Matthieu Ricard Mona Schrempf Ladakh Himalaya Occidental. Ethnologie, Ecologie, edited by Patrick Kaplanian Bettina Zeisler

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Meditation, Transformation and Dream Yoga, Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche Knowledge and Liberation, Tibetan Buddhist Epistemology in Support of Transformative Religious Experience, Anne C. Klein D.R. Chaudhry Guru Yoga, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Sandra Ober Living in the Face of Death: The Tibetan Tradition, translated, edited & introduced by Glenn H. Mullin Nupur Pathak Of Wool and Loom, The Tradition of Tibetan Rugs, Trinley Chodrak & Kesang Tashi Dhondup Tsering Contributors

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Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor

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Echoes of the Tibetan Buddhist bSam yas Debate in Current Controversies over Mystical Experience Zeff Bjerken Reflections through a Glass lightly: Analysis of the Story of Thousand-Armed, Thousand-Eyed Chenresig Willa Baker The Early Transmission of ’Pho ba Teachings Ching Hsuan Mei Ecclesiastical Rule: Relinquishment in Exile? Eeling Wong Tandzin

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75. Dating Tibetan Art. Essays on the Possibilities and Impossibilities of Chronology from the Lempertz Symposium, Edited by Ingrid Kreide-Damani Michael Henss

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107. Zur Verwaltungsgeschichte der Mandschurei (1644-1930) (Administrative History of Manchuria) by Wolfgang Seuberlich, Edited by Hartmut Walravens Bhikkhu Pasadika Treasury of Precious Qualities, A Commentary on the Root Text of Jigme Lingpa by Longchen Yeshe Dorje, Kangyur Rinpoche D.R. Chaudhry Answers, Discussions with Western Buddhists by the Dalai Lamas, Edited by Jose Ignacio Cabezon Norm Katz

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112. Alex Wayman (1921-2004) Susan S. Landesman Contributors

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VOL.XXXI, NO.1, SPRING 2005
Gyatsho Tshering, Editor-in-Chief Sonam Tsering, Managing Editor Dhondup Tsering, Assistant Editor 3. 61. Aspects of the Tibetan Theatre Questions Antonio Attisani Tibetan (Bhoti)—An Endangered Script in Trans-Himalaya Nawang Tsering Shakspo Some Traits of the Ladakhi Speech in Comparison with Dajongka (Sikkimese) Anandamayee Ghosh

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73. Sacred Visions. Early paintings from Central TibetDating Tibetan Art by Steven M. Kossak & Jane Casey Singer Hubert Decleer BOOK REVIEWS 115. The Original Reiki Handbook of Dr. Mikao Usui by Dr. Mikao Usui and Frank Arjava Petter Tsering Dhondup

CONFERENCE PAPER 117. Tibetan & Japanese Literatures Tsewang Gyalpo Arya Contributors

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Geshe Lhakdor, Editor-in-Chief Dhondup Tsering, Managing Editor 3. A Short Treatise by Pha bong kha pa (1878-1941) about Embalming Helga Uebach Yama’s Judgement in the Bar do thos grol chen mo: An Indic Mystery Play in Tibet Erberto F. Lo Bue Secular Schools in Pre-1959 Central Tibet Sangye Tender Naga How to Fund a Ritual: Notes on the Social Usage of the Kanjur (bKa’ ’gyur) in a Tibetan Village Geoff Childs Traditional Cataloguing & Classification of Tibetan Literature Ngawang Tsepag South Jang or Ha Stele Khagang Palchen Thar REVIEW ARTICLE 69. A Tibetan Verb Lexicon: Verbs, Classes, and Syntactic Frames, Paul G. Hackett. Ithaca: Snow Lion Publication, 2003. xiv + 209 pages. Bettina Zeisler BOOK REVIEW 93. Buddhist Art of Pakistan and Afghanistan: The Royal Ontario Museum Collection of Gandhara Sculpture, David Jongeward, Toronto: University of Toronto, Centre for Asian Studies 2003, p.149. ISBN 1-895214-29-7 Laxman S. Thakur Karma Chagme’s A Spacious Path to Freedom, Practical

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Instructions on the Union of Mahamudra and Atiyoga, with commentary by Gyatrul Rinpoche, translated by B. Alan Wallace, Snow Lion Publications, Ithaca, New York, 1998, 240 pages including notes, glossaries, indexes. Jean-Luc Achard Buddhist Spirituality Vol.II, edited by Takeuchi Yoshinori. Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, Delhi. PP XXXIII+550. Rs.450 Buddhist Critical Spirituality, Shohei Ichimura. Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, Delhi. PP XVII + 436. Rs.795 D.R. Chaudhry Recollections of a Tibetan, Tsoltim Shakabpa, Publish America 2003 Jeffrey Bowe The Lhasa Atlas, Traditional Tibetan Architecture and Townscape, Knud Larsen & Amund Sinding-Larsen, Shambhala Publications, Boston, 2001, 180pp. Hardcover $75.00 Dhondup Tsering OBITUARY

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Prof. Dawa Norbu: An Obituary Contributors

VOL.XXXI, NO.3, AUTUMN 2005
Geshe Lhakdor, Editor-in-Chief Dhondup Tsering, Managing Editor 3. Kun grol grags pa and the revelation of the Secret Treasury of the Sky Dancers on Channels and Winds¯an inquiry into the development of the New Bon tradition in 18th century Tibet Jean-Luc Achard The origins and Early History of rDzogs chen Dylan Esler The Ladakhi Lute and Related Folk Songs Marta Salvatori Life and Works of Bodong Chokley Namgyal Chok Tenzin Monlam BOOK REVIEWS 101. A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phuntso Wangye (University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2004.) Bhuchung K. Tsering

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The Origins of Himalayan Studies. Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling 1820-1858, David M. Waterhouse (ed.). Royal Asiatic Society Books. London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2004. 280pp. Iain Sinclair Pioneers in Tibet; the Life and Perils of Dr. Albert Shelton, Douglass A. Wissing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. Alexander Gardner Contributors

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Contributions to the study of Tibetan medicine

VOL.XXXI & XXXII, NO.4 & NO.1, WINTER & SPRING, 2005 & 2006
Alessandro Boesi & Francesca Cardi, Guest Editors Geshe Lhakdor, Editor-in-Chief Dhondup Tsering, Managing Editor 3. sMan and Glud: Standard Tibetan Medicine and Ritual Medicine in a Bon Medical School and Clinic in Nepal Colin Millard Tibetan Medicine in Gyalthang Denise M. Glover Hybrid Methodologies in the Lhasa Mentsikhang: A Summary of Resources for Teaching about Tibetan Medicine Frances Garrett Plant Categories and types in Tibetan materia medica Alessandro Boesi Principles and methods of assembling Tibetan medicaments Francesca Cardi Nyes pa: A brief review of its English translation Yonten Gyatso “An excellent measure”: the battle against smallpox in Tibet, 1904-1947 Alex McKay Zurkharwa Lodro Gyalpo (1509-1579) on the Controversy of the Indian Origin of the rGyud bzhi Olaf Czaja A Hitherto Unknown ‘Medical History’ of mTsho smad mkhan chen (b. 16th cent.) Olaf Czaja BOOK REVIEWS 173. Mahayanasutralamkara, The Universal Vehicle Discourse Literature edited by Prof. Robert Thurman

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Prof. Parmananda Sharma Britain and Tibet 1765-1947: A select annotated bibliography of British relations with Tibet and the Himalayan states including Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan by Julie G. Marshall Alex McKay Exile as Challenge: The Tibetan Diaspora, Bernstorff, Dagmar and Hubertus von Welch (eds.) Feminism, Nationalism and Exiled Tibetan Women by Alex Butler Geoff Childs The Autobiography of Jamgon Kongtrul: A Gem of Many Colors translated by Richard Barron Martin A. Mills The Practice of Dzogchen by Longchen Rabjam translated by Tulku Dhondup Georgios Halkias The Life of Buddhism, Frank E. Reynolds and Jason A. Carbine (eds.) The Power of Denial¯Buddhism, Purity and Gender by Bernard Faure D.R. Chaudhry OBITUARIES

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Heinrich Harrer (1912-2006) Henry George Baker (1918-2006) Roger Croston Contributors

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