Monks, Monasteries and Religion

Photo of young Tibetan Monk reading parchment paper in a monastery
A young monk studying a religious text in his room in Drepung Monastery in 1990.


Papers on Tibetan Monks 

Ardussi, John; Epstein, Lawrence

  • The Saintly Madman in Tibet
    [In "Himalayan Anthropology: The Indo-Tibetan Interface". James F. Fisher (ed.), Paris: Mouton & Co. Pp. 327-338, 1978.]

Belka, Lubos; Slobodnik, Martin

Buffetrille, Katia

Carrico, Kevin

 Famularo, Julia

Getzelman, Sarah

Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Kapstein, Matthew T.

  • Buddhism in Contemporary Tibet: Religious Revival and Cultural Identity.
    [University of California Press, 1998 | Paperback Edition, University of California Press, 1999 | South Asian Edition, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, India, 1999.]

Goldstein, Melvyn C.; Tsarong, Paljor

Lhundup, Tanzen

Black and white photograph of two smiling men in robes holding large wooden rods
Two Dobdo monks in Depung Monastery in traditional Tibet.