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Tibetan ritual

Description

Organized by José Ignacio Cabezón. This is a working document meant to serve as the beginning of a conversation on the typology of Tibetan ritual. This initial iteration is based on:

  1. Various Tibetan and Tibetan/English lexicographical resources
  2. The Table of Contents (dkar chags) of the Rin chen gter mdzod, compiled and edited by ‘Jam mgon kong sprul blo gros mtha’ yas (1813-1899)
  3. The Table of Contents (dkar chags) of the Sgrub thabs kun bstus, compiled by ‘Jam dbyangs mkhyen rtse dbang po (1820-1892) and ‘Jam dbyangs blo gter dbang po (1847-1914)
  4. Bka’ ‘gyur Rgyud ‘bum section
  5. TBRC
This is the great mandala stage at Drotshang Dorje Chang Monastery
This is the great mandala stage at Drotshang Dorje Chang Monastery

This is great Mandala at Drotshang Dorje Chang Monastery and also one of the holiest objects at the monastery. The mandala is often used during the chanting rituals and at religious festivities. This is a special Mandala and considered as the biggest Mandala all over the Tibet.

Tibetan ritual
Subject ID: S1808