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Read & Download Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism review Ö 104 The Dalai LamasDrawing on Rangjung Dorj's hitherto un translated autobiographies and autobiographical songs this book shows that his reinvention of reincarnation was a self conscious and multi faceted project made possible by Rangjung Dorj's cultural social and political standing and specific historical and geographical circumstances Exploring this combination of agency and historical coincidence this is the first full length study of the development of the reincarnation institutio.

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Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism

Read & Download Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism review Ö 104 Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism examines how the third Karmapa hierarch Rangjung Dorj 1284 1339 transformed reincarnation from a belief into a lasting Tibetan institution Born the son of an itinerant low caste potter Rangjung Dorj went on to become a foundational figure in Tibetan Buddhism and a teacher of the last Mongolian emperor He became renowned for his contributions to Buddhist philosophy literature astrology medicine architecture sacred geography and manuscript production.

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Read & Download Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism review Ö 104 But as Ruth Gamble demonstrates his most important legacy was the transformation of the Karmapa reincarnation lineage to ensure that after his death subseuent Karmapas were able to assume power in the religious institutions he had led The inheritance model of reincarnation instituted by Rangjung Dorj changed the Tibetan Plateau's power relations which until that time had been based on family associations and created a precedent for later reincarnate institutions including that of.

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  • Hardcover
  • 344
  • Reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism
  • Ruth Gamble
  • en
  • 09 July 2019
  • 9780190690779