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The Resource Long lives and untimely deaths : life-span concepts and longevity practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India, by Barbara Gerke, (electronic resource)

Long lives and untimely deaths : life-span concepts and longevity practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India, by Barbara Gerke, (electronic resource)

Label
Long lives and untimely deaths : life-span concepts and longevity practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India
Title
Long lives and untimely deaths
Title remainder
life-span concepts and longevity practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India
Statement of responsibility
by Barbara Gerke
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerke, Barbara
Dewey number
305.895/4105414
LC call number
DS432.T5
LC item number
G47 2012
NLM call number
  • 2017 F-058
  • WT 116
Series statement
Brill's Tibetan studies library,
Series volume
v. 27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Longevity
  • Asian Continental Ancestry Group
  • Medicine, Tibetan Traditional
  • Culture
  • Religion and Medicine
  • Buddhism
  • Spiritual Therapies
  • Tibet
  • India
Label
Long lives and untimely deaths : life-span concepts and longevity practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India, by Barbara Gerke, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills: the socio-political and historical background -- Contextualising Tibetan longevity practices -- Temporal dimensions of life-forces -- Detecting the life-forces in the body and the life-span in the pulse -- Merit, karma, liberating animals, and the five astrological factors -- Untimely deaths, remaining, and maximum life-spans -- Divining the life-span -- Ritual layers of long-life empowerments -- The Sakya tshe dbang: an ethnographic account of a long-life empowerment
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000576005
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9789004217485
Lccn
2011035141
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000576005
Label
Long lives and untimely deaths : life-span concepts and longevity practices among Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills, India, by Barbara Gerke, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tibetans in the Darjeeling Hills: the socio-political and historical background -- Contextualising Tibetan longevity practices -- Temporal dimensions of life-forces -- Detecting the life-forces in the body and the life-span in the pulse -- Merit, karma, liberating animals, and the five astrological factors -- Untimely deaths, remaining, and maximum life-spans -- Divining the life-span -- Ritual layers of long-life empowerments -- The Sakya tshe dbang: an ethnographic account of a long-life empowerment
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000576005
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9789004217485
Lccn
2011035141
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000576005

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