By Martin A. Mills
Containing targeted descriptions and analyses of monastic ritual, the paintings builds up an image of Tibetan tantric traditions as they have interaction with extra localised understandings of physically id and territorial cosmology, to supply a considerable re-interpretation of where of priests as ritual performers and peripheral homeowners in Ladakh. The paintings additionally examines the valuable and essential position of incarnate lamas, corresponding to the Dalai Lama, within the spiritual lifetime of Tibetan Buddhists.
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Identity, Ritual and State in Tibetan Buddhism: The Foundations of Authority in Gelukpa Monasticism (Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions) by Martin A. Mills