TITLE

Nechung: A Tibetan Oracle in Exile

AUTHOR(S)
Hoban, Isabela Basombrio
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Tibet Journal;Summer2008, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Nechung Oracle which was spoken on March 17, 1959 to the Dalai Lama by Padmasambhava, an Indian Buddhist guru. It mentions that the temporal and spiritual leader of Tibet left for exile in India and was followed by his countrymen across Himalayas. It accounts several Tibetan institutions which were founded during the exile which include the Tibetan Government in Exile, the School of Dialects, and the Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute.
ACCESSION #
51828306

 

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