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12 edition of The cult of Tārā found in the catalog.

The cult of Tārā

magic and ritual in Tibet.

by Beyer, Stephan V.

  • 28 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Tārā (Goddess) -- Cult -- Tibet,
    • Buddhism -- Rituals

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 503-519.

      SeriesHermeneutics: studies in the history of religions,, 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ4710.T34 T53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 542 p.
      Number of Pages542
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5113432M
      ISBN 100520021924
      LC Control Number74186109

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      The attributed authors of Tafsīr al-Qummī and Kāmil al-Ziyārāt – ʿAlī b. Ibrāhīm al-Qummī (d. ~ CE) and Ibn Qulawayh (d. ~ CE) respectively – vouched for the reliability of their transmitters; and their dependence on these transmitters was taken as a precedent for their trustworthiness in the Mu ʿ jam al-Rij a ̄ . Tara book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tara and Chandan have always been close. They were, after all, born as conjoin /5(15).

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