Tibetan colophons are not only a very intriguing and peculiar literary subject to study, but also significant historical sources to develop. This article has a threefold aim: to present colophons as sources, to provide a detailed description of the surviving Brag dkar rta so works, and to give examples of translation. By extracting information from colophons, it is possible to have a most accurate picture of lHa btsun Rin chen rnam rgyal (1473-1557), one of gTsang smyon Heruka's closest disciples, and his entourage, and the progress of lHa btsun's work at Brag dkar rta so, a well-known monastery founded by him,

Colophons as sources: Historical information from some Brag dkar rta so Xylographies / Clemente, Michela. - In: RIVISTA DI STUDI SUDASIATICI. - ISSN 1970-951X. - 2(2007), pp. 121-160.

Colophons as sources: Historical information from some Brag dkar rta so Xylographies

Clemente, Michela
2007

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Tibetan colophons are not only a very intriguing and peculiar literary subject to study, but also significant historical sources to develop. This article has a threefold aim: to present colophons as sources, to provide a detailed description of the surviving Brag dkar rta so works, and to give examples of translation. By extracting information from colophons, it is possible to have a most accurate picture of lHa btsun Rin chen rnam rgyal (1473-1557), one of gTsang smyon Heruka's closest disciples, and his entourage, and the progress of lHa btsun's work at Brag dkar rta so, a well-known monastery founded by him,
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