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An Early Tibetan Ritual: rkyal 'bud
Soundings in Tibetan Civilization: Proceedings of the 1982 Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies Held at Columbia University
Format: Conference Paper
Publication Year: 1985
Publisher: Manohar Publications
Place of Publication: New Dehli
Pages: 257-268
Sources ID: 123084
Visibility: Public (group default)
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The article outlines the procedure of an early Tibetan ritual which used a kyelb├╝ (small bag or pouch). Because Buddhism prohibits animal and human sacrifice, the kyelb├╝ becomes the object of exorcism and sacrifice rituals. (Mark Premo-Hopkins 2004-03-21)

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