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Disposal of the dead in Tibet

Man32 • Published In 1932 • Pages: 66-67

By: Asboe, Walter.

Abstract
This article discusses the various ways in which the dead were disposed of in Tibet, the activities of the mourners, and the ceremonies which follow the funeral. Included also is the Tibetan rationale for these customs and a comparison with the customs of Western Tibet.
Subjects
Death
culture
Tibetans
HRAF PubDate
2019
Region
Asia
Sub Region
Central Asia
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Missionary-3
Analyst
Ben Zimmerman ; 1955
Coverage Date
not specified
Coverage Place
Tibet
Notes
By Rev. Walter Asboe
The material is indexed mainly for Tibet AJ01; references to Western Tibet, however, will be found in W. Tibetans AJ04
LCCN
sf 80000548
LCSH
Funeral rites and ceremonies--Tibet (China)