Week 13

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Week 13: Peace-Making and Object of Cutting; Tibetan Woman in Religion


Required Readings

Blue Annals

  1. Fragment #12: A Section on the earlier, later and intermediate Peace-Making (zhi byed) traditions Dum bu #12 (1015-1135): zhi byed brgyud pa snga phyi bar gsum gyi skabs
  2. Fragment #13: A Section on The Object of Cutting and Kharakpa (?); Dum bu #13 (1139-1169): gcod yul dang kha rag pa'i skabs

Review Martin, Daniel (1996). "external link: The 'Star King' and the Four Children of Pehar: Popular Religious Movements of 11th to 12th Century Tibet". In Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hung. Tomus XLIX (1-2), pp. 171-195.

Dan Martin (2005). "The Woman Illusion? Research into the Lives of Spiritually Accomplished Women Leaders of the 11th and 12th Centuries". In Women in Tibet edited by Janet Gyatso and Hanna Havenevik, London: Hurst & Company, pp. 49-82. Download here.

Sarah Harding (translator and editor, 2003), Machik's Complete Explanation: Clarifying the Meaning of Chöd". Ithaca, New York: Snow Lion Publications. Pp. 57-102.

Jérome Edou (1996), "Machig Labdrön and the Foundations of Chöd", Ithaca, New York: Snow Lion Publications. Pp. 25-77.

Additional Bibliographical Resources

Chö (gcod) Bibliography

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