Tibetan; 1 Definition(s)
Tibetan means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
India history and geogprahy
Tibetans were generally referred to as Bhotas or Bhauttas in Sanskrit since post-Buddhist period. There is no reference of Bhotas or Bhauttas in Ramayana and Mahabharata. Ancient Tibet was called as Bod or Bod-yul.(Source): academia.edu: The Chronological History of Tibetan Buddhism
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Text Section 147 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
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Preliminary note (3): Explanations on the aṅgas < [Part 2 - Hearing the twelve-membered speech of the Buddha]
Introduction to first volume < [Introductions]
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Buddhist Meditation (by Samdhong Rinpoche)
A Blessed Pilgrimage (by Dr. Yutang Lin)