Religious Revival in the Tibetan Borderlands: The Premi of

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Retailer looking to make wholesale purchases? He is also called Rab- byun or " excellent born." You can also teach your children how to make offerings to the Buddha and how to recite simple prayers and mantras. In the fourth month of that year, during the summer season, a grand tournament was given by the king, to which everyone was in- vited, and the whole population of the neighbouring countries, young and old, Hocked to rGyal-rtse-sger-tsa to see the sports. 1 The games Known as yftas-snin-JZun-'p'hrug.

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Publisher: University of Washington Press (November 19, 2010)

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