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The Bon sman sgrub ritual

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The thesis deals with the Tibetan healing mendrub (sman sgrub) ritual as performed by the contemporary exile Bonpo community at the Triten Norbutse Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal in December 2012. The ritual is described and analysed, particular attention is given to its medical component. The research is based on fieldwork, textual analysis and close work with Tibetan traditional scholars, including a doctor of Tibetan medicine.

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:12308
Deposit date:
2015-10-12

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