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The Dalai Lama and the rituals of reincarnation

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Summary:Explains the complex process of identifying a reincarnated Dalai Lama against the backdrop of Tibetan power politics and Chinese expansion. Examines the history of the institution of the Dalai Lama from Sonam Gyatso's successor up to the exile of Dalai Lama XIV.
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Contributor:Mendez, Binky
Chatterji, Kutu
Simons, Diet
Provider:Klass (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Dalai lamas History
Reincarnate lamas
Reincarnation Buddhism
Buddhism China Tibet
Tibet (China) History
Tibet (China) Religion
Bstan-ʾdzin-rgya-mtsho Dalai Lama XIV 1935
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Religion
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
Religion, Philosophy
Government, Law, Politics
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