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Author Stein, R. A. (Rolf Alfred), 1911-1999.

Title Rolf Stein's Tibetica antiqua [electronic resource] : with additional materials / by Rolf A. Stein ; translated and edited by Arthur P. McKeown.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.


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Description xxix, 384 p.
Series Brill's Tibetan studies library, 1568-6183 ; v. 24
Brill's Tibetan studies library ; v. 24.
Note Translation of articles which originally appeared in French in the journal Bulletin de l'Ecole francaise d'Extreme-Orient from 1983 to 1992, together with Stein's contributions to the Annuaire de college de France from 1967 to 1970.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-354) and indexes.
Contents Tibetica antiqua I. The two vocabularies of Indo-Tibetan and Sino-Tibetan translations in the Dunhuang manuscripts -- Tibetica antiqua II. The use of metaphors for honorific distinctions in the epoch of the Tibetan kings -- Additional note to Tibetica antiqua I -- Tibetica antiqua III. Apropos of the word Gtsug lag and the indigenous religion -- The dating -- Characteristics of the ancient religion -- The sense of Gtsug and gtsug lag -- Review of the sources -- Appendix. The etymology of gtsug lag -- Recapitulation -- Tibetica antiqua IV. The tradition relative to the debut of Buddhism in Tibet -- The religious kings and the royal laws -- The stra fallen from the sky -- Recapitulation -- Tibetica antiqua V. The indigenous religion and the Bon po in Dunhuang manuscripts -- Theories -- The ancient religion -- Bon pos and Bon -- Theories on the antecedents of late Bon -- The Dunhuang manuscripts and the later tradition -- Dunhuang documents -- Bon po in the texts translated from Chinese and bon po communities -- Translations from Chinese -- Bon po communities -- Bon po and gshen, their differences and their functions -- Gshen rab mi bo -- Other people -- Names and their epithets -- Themes -- Funerary ritual -- Divinities -- The word Bon alone -- Linguistic and stylistic traits -- Tibetica antiqua VI. Confucian maxims in two Dunhuang manuscripts -- Annuaire 1967 -- Aspects of the sworn faith in China -- The Bonpo cosmogonies in Tibet and near the Mosso -- Annuaire 1968 -- Daoist texts relative to the transmission of revealed books -- The Bonpo accounts on the beginnings of culture -- Annuaire 1969 -- Bonpo accounts on the first men -- Some aspects of the Daoist parishes -- Annuaire 1970 -- Popular cults in organized Daoism -- Elements constitutive of the Bonpo literature -- Bibliography of Rolf A. Stein.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Indigenous peoples -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Religion.
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- History.
Buddhism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- History -- Sources.
Taoism -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- History.
Buddhist literature -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- History and criticism.
Tibetan language -- Texts.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Civilization.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Civilization -- Sources.
Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Religion.
Dunhuang Caves (China) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author McKeown, Arthur P.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004183384 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9004183388 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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