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By Snying bo rgyal and R Solomon Rino སྙིང་བོ་རྒྱལ་དང་སཱོ་ལི་མིན་རེས་ནཱོ། ༢༠༡༠།

དེབ་འདིས་ཀྲུང་གོའི་མཚོ་སྔོན་ས་ཁུལ་གྱི་ལྷ་པའི་འཚོ་བ་དང་། དེའི་སྤྱི་ཚོགས། ཆོས་ལུགས་་་་་་་
བཅས་ཀྱི་འགྱུར་ལྡོག་ལ་ཞིབ་འཇུག་གཏིང་ཟབ་མོ་ཞིག་བྱས་ཡོད་ལ། རྩོམ་པ་པོས་ཞིབ་བརྗོད་་་་
བབ་གསལ་བསྒྲགས་ཀྱང་བྱས་ཡོད། དེབ་འདིས་ཨེ་ཤེ་ཡའི་ཆོ་ག་དང་སྤྱི་ཚོགས་ལ་ཤེས་རྟོགས་་་་
-- -- མར་ཁཱི ཐྲུའུ་རིན། (གྲངས་འཛིན་ཧི་མ་ལ་ཡ་ལས་གཞི ཁམ་སྦི་རེས་ལྗི་སློབ་གྲྭ་ཆེན་མོ།)

This is a accomplished and very knowledgeable learn of the altering social context and spiritual lives of lha pa, 'deity males' or god men,' in Qinghai Province, China. Snying bo rgyal and Rino's account of those Tibetan trance mediums who turn into possessed via mountain deities succeeds in either honoring the previous via a close description in their perform whereas acknowledging the expanding demanding situations to those traditions. This e-book is a vital contribution to the documentation and knowing of Asian ritual and society.
Dr. Mark Turin, Director, electronic Himalaya venture, college of Cambridge, UK

A conscientiously researched and wonderfully illustrated learn of a really unique Tibetan village and its traditions within the multicultural Reb gong quarter of A mdo. the focal point is at the rituals and spiritual ideals hooked up with the trance mediums known as lha pa, often referred to as Tibetan 'shamans.' in line with box observations, interviews, and comparative facts, this can be descriptive and analytic anthropology at its top. the quantity contains actual texts and a glossary.
--Dr. Juha Janhunen, collage of Helsinki

This is an engaging ethnographic research of spirit mediums in A mdo revealing how their actions are being remodeled in a quickly altering world.

--Dr. Hildegard Diemberger, Director, Tibetan experiences, Mongolia and internal Asia stories Unit, college of Cambridge

The lha pa of the villages of the Reb gong region have drawn recognition from either Tibetan authors and overseas students in contemporary many years, yet have been frequently obvious in simple terms as a marginal a part of glu roll/klu rol gala's. before the data on them used to be very restricted and stemmed more often than not from the commentary of the competition, which was once then defined and interpreted from the viewpoint of an outer observer. This necessary e-book supplies area to the voices of area people and lha pa deliberately. Containing a large number of ethnographical info, stories and narrations of area people, it attracts the reader to their worldview and way of life in an unparalleled approach. It brings all the way down to earth the various scholarly speculations at the fairs and encompasses a good deal of recent info on Tibetan lha pa in most cases. It can't be passed over by means of any researcher at the given quarter. Congratulations to the authors.
--Dr. Daniel Berounsky, Charles collage, Prague

The authors, one an A mdo Tibetan, current a wealthy physique of narratives, descriptions and old information about the klu rol, the most exciting and excessive sequence of rituals enacted in japanese Tibet. large testimony is gifted from these concerned, together with a number of of these who're possessed via neighborhood deities through the klu rol, besides translations of the ritual texts. it is a wealthy and worthwhile source for all students operating within the region.
--Dr. Fernanda Pirie, Oxford University

In this completely documented research of lha pa in 3 villages of Reb gong County, Snying bo rgyal and R. Solomon Rino acquire and current a very certain and wealthy set of tales, observations, and images in regards to the environment, rituals, views of and in regards to the trance mediums, and the way those are all speedily altering. The authors decide to reduce their very own remark with a purpose to allow the lha pa communicate: for themselves to the fullest volume attainable. The painstaking info, together with footnotes, Tibetan word list, village map, and translation of proper scriptures, can be of significant curiosity to experts and others drawn to Tibetan tradition. one of the interesting subject matters lined are the lha pa's reports in their personal ownership and depossession by means of mountain deities, their self-perception, controversies over authenticity, and the ways that those practices intersect in unforeseen methods with new rules equivalent to the 'New Socialist Countryside.'
--Dr. Emily T. Yeh, division of Geography, collage of Colorado

Rich in illustrations and ethnographic element, this invaluable paintings describes the little-known global of Tibetan trance mediums and their rites from an insider's perspective.
--Dr. Mark Bender, affiliate Professor, The Ohio nation University

Snying bo rgyal and Rino write meticulously approximately lha pa in a manner that gives a wealthy resource of information for destiny scholars.
--Dpal ldan bkra shis, Humboldt collage, Berlin

This is an incredibly lucid and intricately rendered description of Tibetan 'deity mediums,' an incredible cultural and political phenomenon within the A mdo Tibetan quarter of Reb gong. The authors' cautious translations of interviews with younger and older mediums in a single village offers readers with an extraordinary glimpse on the transferring dynamics of the once-central establishment of deity ownership between farming Tibetans in reform-era China.
--Dr. Charlene Makley, Reed College

Deity males is a unprecedented insider's check out the realm of Tibet's trance mediums and the deities they embody.
--John Vincent Bellezza

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ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES Volume 3: Deity Men ཨེ་ཤེ་ཡའི་མཐོ་སྒང་བསམ་བརྗོད། གླེགས་བམ ༣། ཤོག་གྲངས ༢༧༧། by Snying bo rgyal and R Solomon Rino སྙིང་བོ་རྒྱལ་དང་སཱོ་ལི་མིན་རེས་ནཱོ། ༢༠༡༠།

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