Search for dissertations about: "Urban Hammar"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Urban Hammar.

  1. 1. Studies in the Kalacakra Tantra : A History of the Kalacakra in Tibet and a Study of the Concept of Adibuddha, the Fourth Body of the Buddha and the Supreme Unchanging

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för etnologi, religionshistoria och genusstudier

    Author : Urban Hammar; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : Humanities Philosophy; Ethics and Religion History of Religions; Humaniora Filosofi; etik och religion Religionshistoria; Buddhism; Kalacakra; Adibuddha; tantra; Dalai Lama; the unchanging; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology History of religion; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Religionshistoria;

    Abstract : The study treats the the tantric Buddhist system of teachings of Kalacakra, today a well-known teaching and initiation given since 1970 by the present Dalai Lama at mass ceremonies around the world. The Kalacakra was first introduced by Bhadrabodhi and Gyi-jo in the eleventh century, another example of successful cooperation between an Indian pandit and a Tibetan translator. READ MORE