You have no items in your shopping cart.
Historical Tibetan Medicine Texts in Buryatia and Central Russia
__________________________________________Elena Shirshova_______Sept 2017______
(The materials of Anastasia Tepliakova were used in the article)
1. TIBETAN TEXTS COLLECTIONS IN RUSSIA
Since SPb was built in 1703 and became a capital, there was established a law, that any traveller must bring to state collection whatever interesting he find abroad. Due to this regulation, at the moment, there are more than 20500 Tibetan manuscripts are collected in Oriental Institute store.
Most probably the fund in Ulan-Ude collection was made from monastery libraries, closed by Soviet authorities in 20-30th years of XX century.
1576 – the date of Buddhism becomes an official state religion in Buryatia. Only 70 years later Buryaia connected with Russia.
In 17th-19th century there was held an active building of monasteries (Datsans). Those monasteries played the role of cultural , educational and medical centers. Often monastery obtained clinic or school of Medicine.Since 1820, or even earlier, Buryat monasteries print books, as they needed books for schools.
2. THE TRANSLATORS OF TIBETAN MEDICINE TEXTS IN RUSSIA
Peter (Zhamsaran) A. Badmaev (1810(1851?)-1920).
Albert G. Bazaron (1931-2002)
Andrei A. Kosoburov (1961-2017)
Umzhana Zh. Jabon
3. TIBETAN MEDICINE TEXTS
Without any pretend to be full, hereby is a chronological list of Tibetan medicine texts. As it was said before, Russian Tibetan texts collections are mostly came from Mongolia and Buryatia monastery typographers, so I indicate also whether they are in collection lists and whether there is Russian translation. (list could be find in a full version)