Rediscovering Western Tibet : Gonpa, Chorten and the continuity of practice with a Tibetan Buddhist community in the Indian Himalaya
The thesis studies the continuity and revitalisation of Tibetan Buddhism of the Drukpa Kargyu tradition in the district of Karzha in Lahul, Himachal Pradesh (India). The study is centred on the religious community of Kardang Gonpa and on the associated village of Kardang. Chapter 1 presents Karzha and Lahul as seen by the Indian administratration. This 'external' description is further developed in Section I of the thesis, with the historical survey and presentation of the perspective of...[Show more]
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