Bhutan (Central Asian Studies) by Michael Aris

By Michael Aris

A set of essays on Bhutan.

Show description

Read or Download Bhutan (Central Asian Studies) PDF

Similar asian books

Japan and East Asia in Transition: Trade Policy, Crisis and Evolution and Regionalism

This booklet examines how Japan has replaced its fiscal dating with East Asia because the mid 1990's via taking a look at its commitments to import reduction, local monetary and commercial variations, and regionalism. whereas the japanese executive has taken proactive projects to maintain the sound improvement of the local economies, it has develop into extra strategic in retaining its pursuits within the quick commercial transformation.

The Spanish Prisoner (American Indies)

The Spanish Prisoner is David Mamet's so much celebrated movie. With a nod to Hitchcock's North by means of Northwest, The Spanish Prisoner is a deeply idiosyncratic movie with origins outdoor of the Hollywood mainstream. The movie is outfitted on a seriously convoluted narrative that's the made of an unreliable narration; keeps an over the top, usually anti-classical, visible variety that pulls recognition to itself; and actively demanding situations the spectator to realize the narrative.

First World Third World

This new, up-to-date and prolonged version of First global, 3rd global examines the disasters of relief to cast off poverty. the area improvement attempt can declare basically restricted luck, and in a few elements of the area, specifically Africa, failure has to be regarded. William Ryrie, whereas ranging from a place of sympathy with the goals of the help attempt, insists that the list needs to be analysed with ruthless honesty.

Southeast Asian Studies: Debates and New Directions

"What is the relevance of the world stories method of Southeast Asia? " the present country and destiny instructions of sector stories, of which Southeast Asian stories are a component, is a critical query not just to scientists operating within the box but additionally these engaged in collage politics. This number of 9 articles is written by way of experts from diverse disciplinary backgrounds and dealing in associations of upper studying all over the international.

Additional info for Bhutan (Central Asian Studies)

Example text

This in itself need not be taken to discount their antiquity. It only affirms their later inclusion in the whole corpus. The problem, however, does not end there. eir inclusion the editor explains in another interlinear comment that it was most certainly the king's command that the following works should obtain to the 'Section on Siitras': 1) Me-tog rgyan-pa'i zhing-bkod 2) bKa'-chems mthon-mthing-ma 3) rGyal-bu 'jig-rten dbang-phyug-gi skyes-rabs 4) rGyal-po'i mdzad-pa nyi-shu-rtsa-gcig-pa 5) bKa-'-ehems ka-bkol-ma Alas, the list corresponds only partially to what we actually find in this or in any other surviving edition of the Ma-lJ-i bka'- 'bum known to us.

140a-167b. ('The Account [of Srong-btsan sGam-po's] Deeds in Regard to the Teachings of Other Buddhas'). LOCUS CLASSICUS 11 3) rGyal-bu 'iig-rten dbang-phyug-gi skye-rabs, ff. 167b - 183b. ('The lataka of Prince Lokesvara'). 4) rGyal-po'i mdzad-pa nyi-shu-rtsa-gcig-pa, ff. 183b - 211 a. ('The Twenty-one Deeds of the King'). The first two items are referred to as mDzad-pa lo-rgyus-kyi skor ('The Section Containing the Chronicle of Deeds') and the last two as gSung-gros man-ngag-gi skOr ('The Section Containing the Precepts on Counsels'), a somewhat arbitrary classification which bears little relevance, if any, to their actual content.

They are very close redactions of the same traditions which from here passed into the main stream of Tibetan historical writing. They deal firstly with the legendary arrival of Buddhist texts in the time of lHa-tho-tho-ri gNyan-btsan and a brief (but, in the case of A, well-founded) genc:alogy of the early kings; the conception and birth of Srong-btsan sGam-po; his youth and consecration; his introduction of religious laws; his collection of Buddhist images; his marriages to the Nepalese and Chinese princesses; the building of temples; the introduction of civil laws; the translation of scriptures and the concealment of gter-ma; and finally, the king's apotheosis.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.16 of 5 – based on 13 votes