Brill's Tibetan studies library. 1568-6183 ; v. 31.
Formatted Contents Note
Holy books as ritual objects and vessels of teachings in the era of the 'Further spread of the doctrine' (Bstan pa yang dar) / Hildegard Diemberger The use of the ritual drawing of lots for the selection of the 11th Panchen Lama / Fabienne Jagou Transformed rituals? / Thierry Dodin Legal dramas on the Amdo grasslands / Fernanda Pirie The ordination of Dge slong ma / Nicola Schneider Preservation and transformations of liturgical traditions in exile / Mireille Helffer Low tricks and high stakes surrounding a holy place in eastern Nepal / Katie Buffetrille Pas continuity and recent changes in the ritual practice of Newar Buddhism / Alexander von Rospatt Ritual efficacy or spiritual quest? / Marie-Dominique Even Notes on contemporary ransom rituals in Lhasa / Robert Barnett.
This volume is the result of an international conference held on November 8th and 9th 2007 at the Collège de France.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.