Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhist Canon

Digital Database of Buddhist Tripitaka Catalogues 佛教藏經目錄數位資料庫 Mixed abstract and full-text.

A collection of multi-lingual Tripitaka catalogues. "There are 22 editions and about 33,700 catalogs from Chinese Buddhist Tripitaka, including the stone carved "Fangshan Shijing". The Tibetan Buddhist Tripitaka has about 4,569 catalogues, the Pali Tipitaka has 7,003 catalogues of Nikaya and Agama suttas, and there are also Sanskrit catalogs, deriving mainly from the manuscripts found in Central Asia."

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Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism For current UWest patrons only. Physical item available at the library.

2nd edition. Introductory essays about Tibetan Buddhism by John Powers. 

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