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A Classical Tibetan Reader
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Yael Bentor
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-18 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

A Classical Tibetan Reader answers a long-standing need for well chosen readings to accompany courses in classical Tibetan language. Professor Bentor has built her Tibetan reader out of time-tested selections from texts that she has worked with while teaching classical Tibetan over the past twenty years. She has assembled here
Learning Classical Tibetan
Language: en
Pages: 664
Authors: Paul Hackett
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: Snow Lion Publications, Incorporated

Unlike most readers of Classical Tibetan, this is a comprehensive manual for navigating Tibetan Buddhist literature based on a Tibetan monastic curriculum. Utilizing the most up-to-date teaching methods and tools for Tibetan language training, students learn to navigate the grammar, syntax, and style of Classical Tibetan while also engaging the
Classical Tibetan Language, The
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: Stephan V. Beyer
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: SUNY Press

Among Asian languages, Tibetan is second only to Chinese in the depth of its historical record, with texts dating back as far as the eighth and ninth centuries, written in an alphabetic script that preserves the contemporaneous phonological features of the language. The Classical Tibetan Language is the first comprehensive
A Lamp to Illuminate the Five Stages
Language: en
Pages: 636
Authors: Je Tsongkhapa
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-19 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Tsongkhapa's A Lamp to Illuminate the Five Stages (1419) is a comprehensive presentation of the highest yoga class of Buddhist tantra, especially the key practices - the so-called five stages (pancakrama) - of the advanced phase of Guhyasamaja tantra. Beginning with a thorough examination of the Indian sources, Tsongkhapa draws
The Tibetan History Reader
Language: en
Pages: 752
Authors: Gray Tuttle, Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-02 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Answering a critical need for an accurate, in-depth history of Tibet, this single-volume resource reproduces essential, hard-to-find essays from the past fifty years of Tibetan studies. Covering the social, cultural, and political development of Tibet from the seventh century to the modern period, the volume is organized chronologically and regionally