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8-1-09

Added William M. Gorvine's doctoral dissertation _The life of a Bonpo luminary: Sainthood, Partisanship and Literary Representation in a 20th Century Tibetan Biography_ to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added Marco Alejandro Chaoul's doctoral dissertation _Magical Movements ('phrul 'khor): Ancient Yogic Practices in the Bon Religion and Contemporary Medical Perspectives_ to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added Zeff Bjerken's doctoral dissertation _The Mirrorwork of Tibetan Religios Histoians: A comparison of Buddhist and Bon Historiography_ to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added Lucy Annette Jones' doctoral dissertation _Transgressive Compassion: The Role of Fear, Horror and the Threat of Death in Ultimate Transformation_ to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added Barbara S. Stefik’s doctoral dissertation _An Exploratory Study of the Effects of Practicing Tibetan Dream Yoga Four foundations on Waking Life Awareness and Dreams_ to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Bonpo Studies: The A Khrid System of Meditation (1)_ by Per Kvearne to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Bonpo Studies: The A Khrid System of Meditation (2)_ by Per Kvearn to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Prayer to Ta pi hri tsa: A short exposition of the Base, the Path and the Fruit in Bon Dzogchen teachings_ by Ratka Jurkovic to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Bon- the Primitive Religion of Tibet_ by Dr. A.C. Banerjee to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Beyond acceptance and Rejection? The Anti-Bon Polemic Included in the Thirteenth-Century Single Intention(Dgong-gcig Yig-cha) and Its Background in Tibetan Religious History_ by Dan Martin to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _A Collection of Studies on the Tibetan Bon Tradition_ by various authors to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Unearthing Bon Treasures: A Study of Tibetan Sources on the Earlier Years in the Life of Gshen-Chen Klu-Dga'_ by Dan Martin to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _The Tibetan Tradition of the Great Perfection_ by Jean-Luc Achard to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _The Tantra "A Vessel of Bdud Rtsi," a Bon Text_ by Michael Walter to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Dorje Lingpa and His Rediscovery of the “Gold Needle” in Bhutan_ by Samten G. Karmay to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Kun grol grags pa and the revelation of the Secret Treasury of the Sky Dancers on Channels and Winds an inquiry into the development of the New Bon tradition in Eighteenth century Tibet_ by Jean-Luc Achard to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Exorcising the Illusion of Bon "Shamans": A Critical Genealogy of Shamanism in Tibetan Religions_ by Zeff Bjerken to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Aspects of the Origin of the Buddhist Tradition in Tibet_ by Per Kvaerne to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Added _Tibetan g-Yung-Drung Monastery at Dolanji_ by Tedeusz Skorupski to the new "Bon Studies" page

 

8-1-09

Add an entirely new section on "Bon Studies"!

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Albion M. Butters' doctoral dissertation _The Doxographical Genius of Kun mkhyen kLong chen rab 'byams pa_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Janet Gyatso’s doctoral dissertation _A Literary Transmission of the Traditions of Thang-Stong rGyal-Po: A Study of Visionary Buddhism in Tibet_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Mihai Derbac’s master’s thesis _rNying ma’I rgyud ‘bum: A Tibetan Buddhist Canon_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09  

Added a copy of Gregory Alexander Hillis’ doctoral dissertation _The Rhetoric of Naturalness:  A Critical Study of the gNas lugs mdzod_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09  

Added a copy of Jean-Luc Achard’s article _The Tibetan Tradition of the Great Perfection_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09  

Added a copy of Jacob Dalton’s article The Development of Perfection: The Interiorization of Buddhist Ritual in the Eight and Ninth Centuries._ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09  

Added a copy of Vanessa R. Sasson’s master’s thesis _Compassion in the Tibetan Book of the Dead and the Tractate Mourning: A comparative Study_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Daniel Scheidegger’s article _Different Sets of Light-Channels in the Instruction Series of Rdzogs chen_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Daniel Scheidegger’s article _Lamps in the Leaping Over_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09  

Added a copy of David Germano’s article _The Funerary Transformation of the Great Perfection (Rdzogs chen)_ to the Nyingma Studies page

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Lara E. Braistein’s doctoral dissertation _Saraha’s Adamantine Songs: Texts, Contexts, Translations and traditions of the Great Seal_ to the Caryagiti page.

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Kurtis R. Schaeffer’s doctoral dissertation _Tales of the Great Brahmin: Creative traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha_ to the Caryagiti page

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Dale Allen Tadaro’s doctoral dissertation _An Annotated Translation of the Tattvasamgraha (Part 1) with an Explanation of the Role of the Tattvasamgraha Lineage in the Teachings of Kukai_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Carol Diane Savvas’ doctoral dissertation _A Study of the Profound Path of gCod: The Mahayana Buddhist Tradition of Tibet’s Great Woman Saint Machig Labdron_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Massimo Facchini’s article _The Spiritual Heritage of Ma Gcig Lab Sgron_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Janet Gyatso’s article _Healing Burns with Fire: The Facilitations of Experience in Tibetan Buddhism_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Paul J. Griffiths’ doctoral dissertation _Indian Buddhist Meditation-Theory: History, Development and Systemization_ to “The Archive”. It looks at a variety of “psychotropic techniques” for producing altered states of consciousness that were used in Buddhist practice.

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Daniel Gold and Ann Grodzins Gold’s article _The Fate of the Householder Nath_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Alex Wayman’s article _Female Energy and Symbolism in the Buddhist Tantras_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Michael M. Broido’s article _Padma Dkar-Po on Tantra as Ground, Path and Goal (1) _ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Michael M. Broido’s article _Padma Dkar-Po on Tantra as Ground, Path and Goal (2)_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Jeffery Hopkins’ article _Tantric Buddhism, Degeneration or Enhancement: The Viewpoint of a Tibetan Tradition_ to “The Archive”

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of B. Ghosh’s article _Emergence of the Kalacakratantra_ to the Kalachakra page

 

7-23-09

Added a copy of Victoria Dmitrieva’s master’s thesis _The Legend of Shambhala in Eastern and Western Interpretations_ to the Kalachakra page

 

6-16-09

Added Francesca Fremantle's _ A Critical Study of the Guhyasamaja Tantra_ to the "Archive" page.  Fremantle’s translation was a true landmark in Indo-Tibetan studies.       

 

 6-10-09    

Added a copy of Gyurme Dorje’s doctoral dissertation _The Guhyagarbhatantra : and its fourteenth century commentary phyogs bcu mun-sel_  to the Nyingma Studies page. It is over 1500 pages long but is only about 28 MB     

 

 6-10-09  

Added David B. Gray’s excellent article _Skull Imagery and Skull Magic in the Yoginî Tantras_ to the Chakrasamvara page.    

 

New Article Added

Added _Psychoactive Plants in Tantric Buddhism; Cannabis and Datura Use in Indo-Tibetan Esoteric Buddhism_ by RC Parker and Lux to the "Archive" page