Spirit-Mediums, Sacred Mountains and Related Bon Textual Traditions in Upper Tibet: Calling Down the Gods (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library #8) (Hardcover)

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Unique original material on the phenomenon of the spirit-mediums of Upper Tibet, the men and women who channel the gods. With extensive interviews with members of this living tradition.

About the Author


John Vincent Bellezza, Visiting Scholar, University of Virginia, has spent over two decades researching the cultural history of the Great Western Himalaya and Upper Tibet. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on indigenous aspects of Tibetan culture, including Divine Dyads: Ancient Civilization in Tibet (LTWA, 1997).


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004143883
ISBN-10: 9004143882
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: May 18th, 2005
Pages: 582
Language: English
Series: Brill's Tibetan Studies Library
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