gTer ston and Tradent: Innovation and Conservation in Tibetan Treasure Literature

Dudjom Rinpoche's Vajrakīlaya Works - A Study in Authoring, Compiling and Editing Texts in the Tibetan Revelatory Tradition - Cathy Cantwell

Robert Mayer [+-]
Oxford University
Robert Mayer is University Research Lecturer in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University.

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Robert Mayer reviews different levels of innovation witnessed in Treasure revelations, and ways of approaching the conservatism which is often found in the ritual traditions classified as Treasure revelations. He also considers what differentiates Treasure ritual texts from other types of tantric ritual writings.

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Mayer, Robert. gTer ston and Tradent: Innovation and Conservation in Tibetan Treasure Literature. Dudjom Rinpoche's Vajrakīlaya Works - A Study in Authoring, Compiling and Editing Texts in the Tibetan Revelatory Tradition. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Feb 2020. ISBN 9781781797624. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=35848. Date accessed: 20 Nov 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35848. Feb 2020

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