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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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Dorjé Drak and the Formation of a New Lineage

Dorjé Drak and the Formation of a New Lineage

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(p.78) 5 Dorjé Drak and the Formation of a New Lineage
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The Gathering of Intentions
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Jacob P. Dalton

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Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0005

This chapter reveals the political motivations behind the construction of a new lineage for the Sutra Initiation tradition by the seventeenth-century master Dorjé Drak Rikdzin Pema Trinlé. Central to the chapter are the political involvements of the Northern Treasures (byang gter) tradition and the Fifth Dalai Lama’s rise to power.

Keywords:   Gathering of Intentions, Tantra, Tibetan Buddhism, Sutra Initiation, Dorjé Drak Rikdzin Pema Trinlé, Northern Treasures (byang gter) tradition

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