AHP's 2013 annual assortment includes five unique examine articles, 7 new items of fiction, & 20 stories of modern books. ARTICLES. Ian G Baird-Shifting Contexts & Performances: The Brao-Kavet & Their Sacred Mountains in Northeast Cambodia. Dpa' mo skyid-The 'Descent of Blessings': Ecstasy & Revival one of the Tibetan Bon groups of Reb gong. Gerong Pincuo & Henrëtte Daudey-Too a lot Loving-kindness to pay off: Funeral Speeches of the Wenquan Pumi. Wang Shiyong-Towards a Localized improvement method for Tibetan components in China. William Noseworthy-The Cham's First Highland Sovereign-Po Romé (r. 1627-1651). FICTION. Bsod nams 'gyur med-Folktales from Gcig sgril. Lhundrom-Longing for Snow-covered Peaks: Deity ownership within the Philippines. Thub bstan-Elopement. Ba Lobsang Gonbo-Love in Shambala. Pad+ma skyabs-The cost of a Thesis. Pad ma rin chen-Scattered thoughts of a Misspent adolescence & clash. experiences. 20 new books on Tibetan, Mongolian, chinese language, & Highland Southeast Asian stories.
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1978), interviewed July 2011. 82 51 The Descent of Blessings I also interviewed several people who have witnessed, but not experienced, the descent of blessings. This is a totally new phenomenon. I am now over eighty years old but I have never seen such things in my life. 85 I heard there are many female lha pa 'spirit mediums' in Bon villages. I have never heard of or seen such things in my life. 86 My eyes fill with tears when I see people fall into trance. 87 This trance phenomenon proves to me that our Tibetan belief in deities and ghosts is true.
The tshogs 'khor 'feast rite' is a tantric ritual during which liquor and various foods including meat are first offered to the Dbal gsas rngam pa 'fierce piercing deity', is an important tutelary deity widely worshipped in the Bon tradition. The main ritual text of this deity is entitled Dbal gsas rngam pa'i las rim and is said to have been composed by Dran pa nam mkha'. 54 The former two are supposedly the original hats of bon gshen, consequently, wearing them brings prosperity to the Bon religion.
2013. 'The Descent of Blessings': Ecstacy and Revival among the Tibetan Bon Communities in Reb gong. Asian Highlands Perspectives 28:25-79. 1 Since the early twenty-first century, these communities have experienced the dramatic revival of a traditional expression of faith, a form of religious ecstacy known as byin 'bebs 'the descent of blessings', associated with the biannual Chos thog chen mo ritual. Local Bon devotees state that if someone has strong faith, and if they are in the presence of a sufficiently powerful deity or bla ma, byin 'blessings' will descend, causing them to experience an ecstatic state.