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The social life of Tibetan biography : textuality, community, and authority in the lineage of Tokden Shakya Shri

Author: Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]
Series: Studies in modern Tibetan culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Śākya-śrī, Rtogs-ldan; Śākya-śrī, Rtogs-ldan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa
ISBN: 9780739165195 0739165194
OCLC Number: 881386448
Description: xxx, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Textual networks: the biography --
Contextual networks: temporal, spatial and conceptual landscapes in the life of Shakya Shri --
Interpersonal networks: the politics of friendship and alternative institutions in the religious education of Shakya Shri --
Visionary networks: representing visionary power and the miraculous in The Garland of Flowers --
Networks of advertising: Shakya Shri's renovations of the stūpas in Kathmandu valley --
Networks of bone sons: the family lineage of Tokden Shakya Shri --
Networks of heart sons: the students of Tokden Shakya Shri --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in modern Tibetan culture.
Responsibility: Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa.
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