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The Gathering of IntentionsA History of a Tibetan Tantra$
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Jacob P. Dalton

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780231176002

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.001.0001

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Origins

Origins

Myth and History

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Origins
Source:
The Gathering of Intentions
Author(s):

Jacob P. Dalton

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0001

This chapter examines the origins of the Gathering of Intentions, both historical and mythical. It includes discussions of the authorship of the tantra and the system of transmissions (brgyud pa gsum) within which the work’s myths are understood.

Keywords:   Gathering of Intentions, Tantra, Tibetan Buddhism, Canon formation, Ritual system, system of transmissions (brgyud pa gsum)

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