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Buddhism between Tibet and China

Key Talk

Wednesday, February 25, 2009
7:00 PM–9:00 PM

RMA celebrates Wisdom Publication’s new collection of essays with a conversation featuring editor Matthew Kapstein, Sinologist Victor Mair, and Tibetologist Gray Tuttle.
Buddhism in Tibet and China, published by Wisdom and edited by Matthew Kapstein, includes the following essays: Buddhism at the Margins and the Treaty Temple of the Turquoise Grove by Matthew Kapstein, Late 13th Century Buddhist Art in Hangzhou under the Mongols by Rob Linrothe; Dabaojigong and Ming Sino-Tibetan Painting in Lijiang by Karl Debreczeny; Tibetan Buddhists in the Ming Court by Elliot Sperling; the “Reverend Chinese” of Labrang Monastery by Paul Nietupski; Gangs dkar Rinpoche Between Tibet and China: Activities of a Tibetan Lama Among Ethnic Chinese by Carmen Meinert; Translating Buddhism from Tibetan to Chinese by Gray Tuttle; Tibetan Learning in the Contemporary Chinese Yogacara School by Zhizhua Yao; the “Chinese Lama” Nenghai (1886-1967): Doctrinal Tradition and Teaching Strategies of a Gelugpa Master in Republican China by Ester Bianchi; The Thirteenth Dalai Lama’s Sojourn in China by Fabienne Jagou; and the Taiwanese Connection: Politics, Piety, and Patronage in Transnational Tibetan Buddhism by Abraham Zablocki.