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Article name History and Culture of Buddhism in Mongolia: Review of the Monograph by Ts. P. Vanchikova “Buddhism in Mongolia: History, Clergy, Monasteries”
Authors Bazarov A.A. Doctor of Philosophy, Senior Researcher, bazarow_andr@mail.ru
Bibliographic description Bazarov A. A. History and Culture of Buddhism in Mongolia: Review of the Monograph by Ts. P. Vanchikova “Buddhism in Mongolia: History, Clergy, Monasteries”// Humanitarian Vector. 2019. Vol. 14, No. 6. PP. 165–167. DOI: 10.21209/1996-7853-2019-14-6-165-167.
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UDC 93/94:008(517.3)
DOI 10.21209/1996-7853-2019-14-6-165-167
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Annotation The article presents a review of the monograph “Buddhism in Mongolia: History, Clergy, Monasteries” written by a famous Russian scholar Tsymzhit Purbuevna Vanchikova. The author of the article claims that the monograph is a complex historical work that makes a significant contribution not only to the study of Buddhism in Mongolia but also to fundamental Buddhist, Tibetan and Mongolian studies. The work “Buddhism in Mongolia: History, Clergy, Monasteries” is a serious academic publication devoted to the study of important historical, source study and cultural problems: a coherent description of the long history of Mongolian Buddhism with a detailed examination of biographies and activities of prominent Buddhist personalities. The article emphasizes that the monograph introduces a large number of unexplored and unknown materials: monastic codes, historical and legal documents, works of famous Buddhist authors. This publication will be useful for source specialists, history teachers, archival workers and cultural experts.
Key words review, monography, Ts. P. Vanchikova, history of Buddhism, Mongolia, monasteries and clergy
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