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Gyatso, Janet

Overview
Works: 37 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 2,408 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Catalogs  Meditations 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Creator
Classifications: BQ4165, 294.342
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Most widely held works by Janet Gyatso
In the mirror of memory reflections on mindfulness and remembrance in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism ( )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women in Tibet by Janet Gyatso ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filling a gap in the literature, this volume explores the struggles and accomplishments of women from both past and present-day Tibet. Here are queens from the imperial period, yoginis and religious teachers of medieval times, Buddhist nuns, oracles, political workers, medical doctors, and performing artists. Most of the essays focus on the lives of individual women, whether from textual sources or from anthropological data, and show that Tibetan women have apparently enjoyed more freedom than women in many other Asian countries. The book is innovative in resisting both romanticization and hypercriticism of women's status in Tibetan society, attending rather to historical description, and to the question of what is distinctive about women's situations in Tibet, and what is common to both men and women in Tibetan society
Apparitions of the self : the secret autobiographies of a Tibetan visionary : a translation and study of Jigme Lingpa's Dancing moon in the water and Ḍākki's grand secret-talk by ʼJigs-med-gliṅ-pa Raṅ-byuṅ-rdo-rje ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Apparitions of the Self is an investigation into what is known in Tibet as "secret autobiography," an exceptional, rarely studied literary genre that presents a personal exploration of intimate religious experiences. In this volume, Janet Gyatso focuses on the outstanding pair of secret autobiographies by the famed Tibetan Buddhist visionary, Jigme Lingpa (1730-1798), whose poetic and self-conscious writings are as much about the nature of his own identity, memory, and the undecidabilities of autobiographical truth as they are narrations of the actual content of his experiences." "Gyatso is among the first to consider Tibetan literature from a comparative perspective, examining the surprising fit - as well as the misfit - of Western literary theory with Tibetan autobiography. She examines the intriguing questions of why Tibetan Buddhists produced so many autobiographies (far more than other Asian Buddhists), and how autobiographical self-assertion is possible even while Buddhists believe that the self is ultimately an illusion. Also explored are Jigme Lingpa's historical milieu, his revelatory visions of the ancient Tibetan dynasty, and his meditative practices of personal cultivation. The book concludes with a study of the subversive female figure of the dakini in Jigme Lingpa's writings, and the implications of her gender, her sexuality, and her unsettling discourse for the autobiographical subject in Tibet."--Jacket
From the sacred realm : treasures of Tibetan art from the Newark Museum by Valrae Reynolds ( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apparitions of the self : the secret autobiographies of a Tibetan visionary by ʼJigs-med-gliṅ-pa Raṅ-byuṅ-rdo-rje ( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A literary transmission of the traditions of Thang-stong rGyal-po : a study of visionary Buddhism in Tibet by Janet Gyatso ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dharma that benefits all beings impartially like the light of the sun and the moon ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A technique for developing enlightened consciousness : a traditional Buddhist meditation on Avalokiteshvara by the Tibetan saint Tangtong Gyalbo by Janet Gyatso ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sculpture and painting by Newark Museum ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guanyin guan xiang xiu fa : Mi zong chuan tong by Janet Gyatso ( Book )
2 editions published in 1980 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Catalogue of the Newark Museum Tibetan collection by Valrae Reynolds ( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Body and spirit : Tibetan medical paintings by American Museum of Natural History ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first full set of Tibetan medical paintings, or tangkas, were painted between 1687 and 1703 and were inspired by Sangye Gyatso, Regent of the Fifth Dalai Lama, who was a great patron of medical learning. In a beautiful and unique artistic style, the paintings illustrate Tibetan medical knowledge that drew on traditions from India, ancient Greece, Persia, pre-Buddhist Tibet, and China, while remaining firmly rooted in Buddhism. Copies of the iconic images have been created in meticulous detail through the centuries. Body and Spirit focuses on a set of contemporary paintings in the traditional technique by the Nepalese artist Romio Shrestha and his assistants in Kathmandu." "The tangkas illuminate human anatomy and the causes and effects of illnesses, as well as their diagnoses and treatment. Most of the paintings consist of rows of small human figures, animals, plants, minerals, houses, landscapes, and demons and deities, depicting the rich complexity of human endeavor: farming, animal husbandry, personal hygiene, marriage, sex, birthing, fighting, sleeping, studying, and meditating. The thousands of small and large images were designed to add visual form to the technical information and be an eye-pleasing teaching aid for medical students."--BOOK JACKET
The dharma that illuminates all beings like the light of the sun and the moon by Karma-raṅ-byuṅ-kun-khyab-phrin-las ( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women in Tibet, past and present by Janet Gyatso ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The development of the Gcod tradition by Janet Gyatso ( )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mi zong chuan tong Guanyin guan xiang xiu fa = A technique for developing enlightened consciousness by Thaṅ-stoṅ-rgyal-po ( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apparition of the self : the secret autobiographies of a Tibetan visionary : a translation and study of Jigme Lingpa's "Dancing moon in the water" and "Ḍākki's grand secret-talk by ʼJigs-med-gliṅ-pa Raṅ-byuṅ-rdo-rje ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The literary transmission of the traditions of Thangstong rGyalpo a study of visionary Buddhism in Tibet by Janet Gyatso ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apparitions of the self : the secret autobiographies of a Tibetan visionary : a transl. and study of Jigme Lingpa's "Dancing moon in the water" and ".Dākki's grand secret-talk" by ʼJigs-med-gliṅ-pa Raṅ-byuṅ-rdo-rje ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Counting crow's teeth : Tibetans and their diary-writing practices by Janet Gyatso ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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