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Early Textual Sources for the Cult of Beg-ce
Tibetan Studies: Proceedings of the 4th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Schloss Hohenkammer, Munich 1985
Format: Conference Paper
Publication Year: 1988
Publisher: Kommission für Zentralasiatische Studien, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Place of Publication: München
Pages: 185-196
Sources ID: 123108
Visibility: Public (group default)
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This article looks at the sources of the deity Beg-ce, and contests that the term is a borrowed Mongolian term introduced to Tibet in the 16th century. Instead, Heller suggests that the term was borrowed first from Tibet to Mongolia as early as the 11th century.

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