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Tibetan Buddhism

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ISBN-10: 0199735123

ISBN-13: 9780199735129

Edition: 2013

Authors: Matthew T. Kapstein

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The Tibetan Buddhist tradition has known over thirteen centuries of continuous development. During that time, it has spread among the neighboring peoples - the Mongol, Himalayan, and Siberian peoples, Manchus and Chinese. At its height is has been practiced in regions as far west as the Volga river and to the east in Beijing. Its capacity for creative adaptation is demonstrated by its recent growth in Europe and America. At the same time, it is at the center of political contestation in ethnically Tibetan regions of China, while its best known exponent, the Dalai Lama, has become one of the most admired religious leaders in the world today. But what does this religion teach? Just what is…    
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/25/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.264