Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 March 2021

328 Pages | 18

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197533352

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The Dalai Lama and the Nechung Oracle

Christopher Bell

  • Offers the most sustained discussion and history of the Nechung Oracle to date, including translations from never-before-used texts, rituals, biographies, wall inscriptions, and murals
  • Incorporates ethnographic accounts and the voices of practitioners to enhance historical readings with Tibetan perspectives today
  • Based on fieldwork conducted at both Nechung Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet, and the Nechung re-established in exile, in Dharamsala, India, as well as monasteries related to Nechung at both sites