Buddhism - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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Atwood, Christopher P. "Buddhism and Popular Ritual in Mongolian Religion: A Reexamination of the Fire Cult." History of Religions 36 (1996): 112–139. Challenges the "shamanist survival" theory of Mongolian popular religion.

Bawden, C.R., trans. Tales of an Old Lama. Tring, 1997. Describes the monastic life and atmosphere in the period from 1900 to 1921.

Berger, Patricia, and Theresa Tse Bartholomew, eds. Mongolia: The Legacy of Chinggis Khan. San Francisco, 1995. Introduces Mongolian Buddhist art, focusing on Zanabazar's sculptures. Extensive bibliography.

Heissig, Walther. The Religions of Mongolia. Translated by Geoffrey Samuel. Berkeley, Calif., 1980. Surveys the sixteenth–seventeenth centuries' Second Conversion and aspects of the popular pantheon from the perspective of "shamanist survivals." Extensive bibliography.

Hyer, Paul, and Sechin Jagchid. A Mongolian Living Buddha: Biography of the Kanjurwa Khutughtu. Albany, N.Y., 1983. Describes life in an Inner Mongolian monastery between 1915 and 1949.

Lattimore, Owen, and Fukiko Isono. The Diluv Khutagt: Memoirs and Autobiography of a Mongol...

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