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In the aftermath of the cataclysmic Maoist period, three Tibetan Buddhist scholars living and working in the People's Republic of China became intellectual heroes. Renowned as the "Three Polymaths," Tseten Zhabdrung (1910-1985), Muge Samten (1914-1993), and Dungkar Lozang Trinle (1927-1997) earned this symbolic title for their efforts to keep the lamp of the Dharma lit even in the darkest hour of Tibetan history. Lineages of the Literary reveals how the Three Polymaths negotiated the political tides of the twentieth century ...

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Lineages of the Literary: Tibetan Buddhist Polymaths of Socialist China 2021, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231197076

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Lineages of the Literary: Tibetan Buddhist Polymaths of Socialist China 2021, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231197069

Hardcover