Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie

Cahiers d'Extrême-Asie, 24, 2015

Bilingual Journal of the École française d'Extrême-Orient

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Kingship, Ritual, and Narrative in Tibet and the Surrounding Cultural Area

Royauté, rituel et narration au Tibet et dans l'aire culturelle alentour


  • Brandon DOTSON
    À nos lecteurs / To Our Readers
  • Note sur la transliteration et la transcription phonétique / Note on Transliteration and Phonetics


  • Brandon DOTSON
    Naming the King: Accession, Death, and Afterlife through the Re-, Un-, and Nick-Naming of Tibet's Kings
  • Lewis DONEY
    Early Bodhisattva-Kingship in Tibet: The Case of Tri Songdétsen
  • Nathan W. HILL
    The sku bla Rite in Imperial Tibetan Religion
  • Megan BRYSON
    Tsenpo Chung, Yunnan wang, Mahārāja: Royal Titles in Narratives of Nanzhao Kingshipbetween Tibet and Tang China
  • Christian JAHODA & Christiane KALANTARI
    Kingship in Western Tibet in the 10th and 11th Centuries
    "Only Kingly Deeds": Zhang Tselpa and the Symbolism of Kingship
  • Adam C. KRUG
    Pakpas Verses on Governance in Advice to Prince Jibik Temür: A Jewel Rosary
    Servant-like Lords and Heavenly Kings: Jangchup Gyeltsen and the Fifth Dalai Lama on Governance and Kingship
  • ISHIHAMA Yumiko
    The Dalai Lama as the cakravarti-rāja as Manifested by the Bodhisatva Avalokiteśvara
  • Martin MILLS
    The Perils of Exchange: Karma, Kingship and Templecraft in Tibet
    The Fictional Kings of Nepal: An Exploration of the Monarchs Pluri-Selfhood

Rapports de recherche / Research Reports

    Unwritten Life (and Death) of a "Pharmacist" in Song China: Decoding Hancheng 韓城 Tomb Murals

Comptes rendus / Book Reviews

    Peter SCHWIEGER, The Dalai Lama and the Emperor of China: A Political History of the Tibetan Institution of Reincarnation

New publication
New publication
International Conference 23-25 May 2018
Paris, France,

From 23th to 25th May will be held the international conference Modes of Authority and Aesthetic Practices from South to Southeast Asia at the École Normale Supérieure.


ENS, Salle Paul Celan, 45 rue d'Ulm 75005 Paris.
New publication

Domestic Rituals of the Atharvaveda in the Paippalāda Tradition of Orissa: Śrīdhara's Vivāhādikarmapañjikā. Volume I: Book One, Part One: General Prescriptions. [Edited by] Arlo Griffiths & Shilpa Sumant, IFP/EFEO, 2018 (CI no 135), pp. 308.

3e journée de rencontres en archéométrie de l'Ifao
Paris, France,

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 will be held at the EFEO the 3e journée de rencontres en archéométrie de l'Ifao: Programme

Free admission but subject to compulsory registration before April 5th by email:

From 9h30 to 17h, First floor salon, House of Asia, 22 avenue President Wilson, 75116 Paris