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Biography, The Dalai Lama: Soul Of Tibet
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produced by Brooke Runnette, fl. 1995-2015, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 54 mins
He is the fourteenth man recognized by his people as Buddha's reincarnation and honored with the title he is known by worldwide--the Dalai Lama. Interviews with Chinese scholars and Tibetan activists, including the Dalai Lama himself detail the long struggle to free Tibet.
produced by Brooke Runnette, fl. 1995-2015, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1997), 54 mins
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The Buddha's Doctrine And The Nine Vehicles
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written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 312 page(s)
Following the fall of the Tibetan empire and the ensuing "period of fragmentation," the twelfth and thirteenth centuries saw tremendous religious efflorescence in Tibet. Although the Tibetan scholars and adepts of this period continued to draw from the texts and practices of Indian Buddhism, they also began to cra...
written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 312 page(s)
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Desideri
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directed by Giandomenico Bosa, fl. 2001 and Massimo Prevedello, 1963-2002 (Ethnos Films, 2001), 50 mins
The voyage of the Jesuit missionary Ippolito Desideri in Tibet in 18th century, the first example of inter-religious dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity.
directed by Giandomenico Bosa, fl. 2001 and Massimo Prevedello, 1963-2002 (Ethnos Films, 2001), 50 mins
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The Dharma's Gatekeepers: Sakya Paṇḍita on Buddhist Scholarship in Tibet
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written by Jonathan C. Gold, fl. 2015 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 282 page(s)
The Dharma's Gatekeepers offers an incisive analysis of one of the most important works in Tibetan Buddhist intellectual history: Sakya Pandita's Gateway to Learning (Mkhas pa 'jug pa'i sgo). Writing in a time when a distinctively Tibetan tradition of Buddhism was first emerging, Sakya Pandita wanted to present Ti...
written by Jonathan C. Gold, fl. 2015 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2007, originally published 2007), 282 page(s)
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Trials Of Telo Rinpoche
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directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
At the age of seven, Telo Rinpoche was recognized by the Dalai Lama to be a reincarnate lama. He spent the next 13 years in a Tibetan monastery in South India. He is now 22 and living in New Jersey. But Buddhism is making a rapid comeback in the former Soviet bloc and the Dalai Lama has sent Tilo to Elista to over...
directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959- and Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013; produced by Ritu Sarin, fl. 2003-2013 and Tenzing Sonam, 1959- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 52 mins
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The Uttaratantra in the Land of Snows: Tibetan Thinkers Debate the Centrality of the Buddha-Nature Treatise
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written by Tsering Wangchuk, fl. 2017 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 271 page(s)
With its emphasis on the concept of Buddha-nature, or the ultimate nature of mind, the Uttaratantra is a classical Buddhist treatise that lays out an early map of the Mahayana path to enlightenment. Tsering Wangchuk unravels the history of this important Indic text in Tibet by examining numerous Tibetan commentari...
written by Tsering Wangchuk, fl. 2017 (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2017, originally published 2017), 271 page(s)
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Year in Tibet, 3, Faith, Hope and Charity
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directed by Sun Shuyun, 1960-; produced by Peter Firstbrook, fl. 1977-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Year in Tibet, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
The monks in the Pel Kor monastery begin their elaborate preparations for New Year, one of Tibet’s biggest festivals. In the town, meanwhile, Lhakpa, a local rickshaw driver, struggles to earn money as winter approaches. He embarks on a scheme to buy and sell puppies – but with disastrous consequences. Meanwhi...
directed by Sun Shuyun, 1960-; produced by Peter Firstbrook, fl. 1977-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Year in Tibet, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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Year in Tibet, 4, Monks Behaving Badly
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directed by Sun Shuyun, 1960-; produced by Peter Firstbrook, fl. 1977-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Year in Tibet, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
It is now mid-winter in southern Tibet, where temperatures regularly fall 20 degrees below freezing. In the Pel Kor monastery in Gyantse, the director, Choephel, discovers that some irreplaceable statues have been stolen and suspects it is an inside job. But the theft gives the local Communist Party an excuse to p...
directed by Sun Shuyun, 1960-; produced by Peter Firstbrook, fl. 1977-2012, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Year in Tibet, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 52 mins
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