Complied bibliography of the Tibetan & Himalayan Library:


Tibetan Sources

’Brug thar (ed.) 2011. mDo smad mda’ tshang yul gyi gna’ dpe phyogs bsdus mthong ba don ldan. 31 vols. Lanzhou: Gansu wen hua chu ban she.

Blo gsal and Li’ang ci zha’o (eds) 2013. ’Brug chu’i dmangs khrod gna’ rabs bon gyi dpe dkon bris ma phyogs bsgrigs. 100 volumes.

’Brug thar (ed.) 2013. mDo khams yul gyi gna’ dpe phyogs bsdus mthong ba ’phrul bzhad. 60 volumes. Lanzhou: Kan su’u mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

Ngag dbang rgya mtsho. 2005. Mdo smad kan lho yul du bon bstan dar ba’i lo rgyus rags rim tsam brjod pa. In Ting ’dzin bkra shis (ed.) Mdo smad zhib ’jug, vol. 1, Beijing: Mi rigs dpe skrun khang, Kan su’u bod kyi shes rig zhib ’jug khang, 174–81.

Ngag dbang rgya mtsho. 2016. Mdo smad lho rgyud du dar ba’i chab nag srid pa’i bon gyi cho ga spel mkhan lha bdag le’u la cung tsam dpyad pa, Bon sgo 19: 22–35.

Tsering Thar and Ngawang Gyatso (eds). 2016. gNa’ rabs bon gyi dpe dkon bris ma (“Ancient and Rare Tibetan Manuscripts of the Bon Tradition”). 10 volumes. Xining: mTsho sngon mi rigs dpe skrun khang.

Pa tshab Pa sangs dbang ’dus and Glang ru Nor bu tshe ring. 2007. gTam shul dga’ thang ’bum pa che nas gsar du rnyed pa’i bon gyi gna’ dpe bdams bsgrigs. Lhasa: Bod ljongs bod yig dpe rnying dpe skrung khang.


Works in European languages

Aerts, D., L. Apostel, B. De Moor, S. Hellemans, E. Maex, H. Van Belle and J. Van der Veken. World Views. Brussels: VUB Press.

Bellezza, J.V. 2010. gShen-rab Myi-bo, His life and times according to Tibet’s earliest literary sources.  Revue d’Études Tibétaines, 19, 31–118.

Berounský, D. forthcoming a. An old Tibetan myth on retribution for killing the Nyen (Gnyan stong): manuscripts scattered between Naxi, Tanguts, eastern and western Tibet. In Agnieszka Helman-Ważny and Charles Ramble (eds), Bon and Naxi Manuscripts: Essays on Form, Function and Preservation. Berlin: de Gruyter.

Berounský, D. forthcoming b. The enigma of the Tibetan Leu (le'u): ritual, ritual lore, and divinities of the foetus. In Proceedings of an International Symposium in Buddhist and Eurasian Philology in Memory of Professor Tschen Yin-Koh (October 15-17, 2021). Beijing: Tsinghua University.

Berounský, D. 2017. The Nyen Collection (Gnyan ’bum) and Shenrab Miwo of Nam. In Jarmila Ptáčková and A. Zenz (eds), Archiv orientální, Supplementa X, Mapping Amdo. Prague: Oriental Institute, 211–253.

Berounský, D. 2016. Bird offerings in the Old Tibetan myths of the Nyen Collection (Gnyan ’bum). Archiv orientální 83(3), special issue Tibetan Margins, guest edited by Daniel Berounský and Jarmila Ptackova, Prague: Oriental Institute, 527–559.

Bellezza, J.V., 2010. gShen-rab Myi-bo: his Life and Times according to Tibet’s Earliest Literary Sources. Revue d’Études Tibétaines 19, 31–118.

Bellezza, J.V., 2008. Zhang Zhung: Foundations of Civiliztion in Tibet: a Historical and Ethnoarchaeological Study of the Monuments, Rock Art, Texts, and Oral Tradition of the Ancient Tibetan Upland, Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

Blezer, H., 2008. sTon pa gshen rab: six marriages and many more funerals. Revue d’Études Tibétaines 15, 421–479.

Cantwell, C. and R. Mayer 2008. Enduring myths: smrang, rabs and ritual in the Dunhuang texts on Padmasambhava. Tibetan Studies in Honor of Samten Karmay. Dharmasala: LTWA, 290–312.

Ceolin A, Guardiano C, Irimia MA and Longobardi G. 2020. Formal Syntax and Deep History. Front. Psychol. 11:488871. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.488871

Chen, D., Schneider, N., Das, D. and Smith, N.A., 2010. Semafor: Frame argument resolution with log-linear models. In Proceedings of the 5th international workshop on semantic evaluation (pp. 264-267).

Dotson,  B. 2014. The dead and their stories: preliminary remarks on the place of narrative in Tibetan religion. In Christoph Cüppers et al. (eds) Tibet after Empire: Culture, Society and Religion between 850–1000, edited by Christoph Cüppers. Lumbini: Lumbini International Research Institute, 51-83.

Dotson,  B.  2012. At the behest of the mountain: gods, clans and political topography in post-imperial Tibet.  In Cristina Scherrer-Schaub (ed.) Old Tibetan Studies Dedicated to the Memory of R.E. Emmerick. Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Leiden: Brill, 159–204.

Dotson,  B. 2008. Complementarity and opposition in early Tibetan ritual. JAOS 128 (1), 41–67.

D’Silva, J. and Sharma, U., 2021. Automatic Text Summarization of Konkani Folk Tales Using Supervised Machine Learning Algorithms and Language Independent Features. IETE Journal of Research, pp.1-14.

Faggionato, C., N. Hill and M. Meelen. 2022. NLP Pipeline for Annotating (Endangered) Tibetan and Newar Varieties, unpublished ms. submitted to EURALI workshop at LREC.

Ginzburg, C. 1983[1966]. The Night Battles: Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press.

Gyatso, Janet. 1989. Down with the Demoness: reflections on a feminine ground in Tibet. In Janice Willis (ed.) Feminine Ground: Essays on Women and Tibet. New York: Snow Lion, 33–51.

Howe, C.J. and Windram, H.F., 2011. Phylomemetics—evolutionary analysis beyond the gene. PLoS biology, 9(5), p.e1001069.

Huber, T. 2020, Source of Life: Revitalization Rites and Bon Shamans in Bhutan and Eastern Himalaya. Vols. I and II. Wien: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press.

Huber, T. 2013. The Iconography of gShen priests in the ethnographic context of the extended Eastern Himalayas, and Reflections on the Development of Bon Religion. In Franz-Karl Ehrhard and Petra Maurer (eds) Nepalica-Tibetica: Festgabe for Christoph Cüppers, vol. 1. Andiast: International Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, 263–94.

Karmay, S. G. 2010. Tibetan indigenous myths and rituals with reference to the ancient Bön text: the Nyenbum (Gnyan ’bum). In José Ignacio Cabezón (ed.) Tibetan Ritual, New York: Oxford University Press, 53–68.

Karmay, S. G. 2009. A new discovery of ancient Bon manuscripts from a Buddhist stûpa in southern Tibet. East and West 59 (1–4), 55–86.

Karmay, S. G. 1998a. The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths, Rituals and Beliefs in Tibet. Kathmandu: Mandala Book Point.

Karmay, S.G., 1998 [1975]. A general introduction to the history and doctrines of Bon. In The Arrow and the Spindle, Kathmandu: Mandala Book Point, 104–156.

Karmay, S. G. 1998b. The soul and the turquoise: a ritual for recalling the bla. In The Arrow and the Spindle: Studies in History, Myths and Beliefs in Tibet. Kathmandu: Mandala Books, 310–38.

Karmay, S. G.1972. The Treasury of Good Sayings: A History of Bon. London: Oxford University Press.

Karmay, S. G. and Y. Nagano (eds) 2001. A Catalogue of the New Collection of Bonpo Katen Texts, Bon Studies 4, Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology.

Komen, E. R. 2013. Corpus databases with feature pre-calculation. In Proceedings of the twel h work- shop on treebanks and linguistic theories (TLT12). Sandra Kubler, Petya Osenova & Martin Volk (eds), pages 85–96.

Kvaerne, P., 2007. Tonpa Shenrab Miwo: founder of the Bon religion. In S.G. Karmay and J. Watt (eds) Bon The Magic Word: the Indigenous Religion of Tibet. New York/London: The Rubin Museum of Art/Philip Wilson, 83–98.

Kvaerne, P., 1995. The Bon Religion of Tibet. The Iconography of a Living Tradition. London: Serindia Publications.

Kvaerne, P., 1989. Sākyamuni in the Bon Religion. Temenos 25, 33–40.

Lalou, M. 1958. Fiefs, poisons et guerisseurs. Journal Asiatique 246, 157–201.

Li, Q., Peng, H., Li, J., Xia, C., Yang, R., Sun, L., Yu, P.S. and He, L., 2021. A Survey on Text Classification: From Traditional to Deep Learning. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), 13(2), pp.1-41.

Martin, D. 2003. Introduction. In Dan Martin, Per Kværne and Yasuhiko Nagano (eds) A Catalogue of the Bon Kanjur, Bon Studies 8, Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 1–19.

Martin, D. 2001. Unearthing Bon Treasures: Life and Contested Legacy of a Tibetan Scripture Revealer with a General Bibliography of Bon, Leiden: Brill.

Martin, D., P. Kværne and Y. Nagano (eds) 2003. A Catalogue of the Bon Kanjur, Bon Studies 8, Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology.

Mayer, R. 2014. Indigenous elements in Tibetan tantric religion. Mongolo-Tibetica Pragensia. Special Issue: Indigenous Elements in Tibetan Religions 7(2), 35–53.

McMahon, A. and R. McMahon, 2005. Language classification by numbers. Oxford University Press on Demand.

Meelen, M. and É. Roux, 2020. Meta-dating the PArsed Corpus of Tibetan (PACTib). In Kilian, Kallmeyer, Ehren, Petitjean, Seyffarth and Seddah (eds) Proceedings of the 19th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (pp. 31-42).

Meelen, M., É. Roux and N. Hill, 2021. Optimisation of the largest annotated Tibetan corpus combining rule-based, memory-based, and Deep-learning methods. ACM Transactions on Asian and Low-Resource Language Information Processing (TALLIP), 20(1), pp.1-11.

Nebesky-Wojkowitz, R. de 1993 [1956]. Oracles and Demons of Tibet. The Cult and Iconography of the Tibetan Protective Deities. Kathmandu-Varanasi: Book Faith India.

Ngondzin Ngawang Gyatso (trans. C. Ramble), forthcoming. The Lungyig texts of the Leu scriptures from the Phenchu area, in Amdo. In Agnieszka Helman-Ważny and Charles Ramble (eds), Bon and Naxi Manuscripts: Essays on Form, Function and Preservation. Berlin: de Gruyter.

Ngondzin Ngawang Gyatso (trans. C. Ramble), 2016. The Lhadag Le’u (lha bdag le’u), ritual specialists of the Black Water Bön of the Phenomenal World in Southern Amdo: a brief introduction. Archiv Orientální 84(3), 561–75. ⟨hal-01649636⟩

Pa tshab Pa sangs dbang ’dus and Glang ru Nor bu tshe ring, 2007. Gtam shul dga’ thang ’bum pa che nas gsar du rnyed pa’i bon gyi gna’ dpe bdams bsgrigs. Lhasa: Bod ljongs bod yig dpe rnying dpe skrun khang.

Page, R.D.M and E.C. Holmes. 1998. Molecular Evolution: A Phylogenetic Approach. Blackwell Science Ltd., Oxford.

Propp, V. 1968[1958]. Morphology of the Folk Tale. Austin: University of Texas Press.

Ramble, C. 2016. Social history and vampires: the dark continents of Tibetan Studies. Second Annual Aris Lecture,

Ramble, C. 2015a. Fearless Dawn, Bloodless Demon: literary and iconographic manifestations of a little-known Bonpo protector. In H. Havnevik and C. Ramble (eds) From Bhakti to Bon: Festschrift for Per Kvaerne. Oslo: The Institute for Comparative Research in Human Culture/Novus Forlag, 409–430. ⟨hal-01525005⟩

Ramble, C. 2015b. The deer as a structuring principle in certain Bonpo rituals: a comparison of three texts for the acquisition of good fortune (g.yang). In Patrick Mc Allister, Cristina Scherrer-Schaub, Helmut Krasser† (eds) Cultural Flows across the Western Himalaya. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 499–528.

Ramble, C. 2014. Real and imaginary Tibetan chimeras and their special powers. Mongolo-Tibetica Pragensia. Special Issue: Indigenous Elements in Tibetan Religions 7(2), 13–33.

Ramble, C. 2007. The Aya: fragments of an unknown Tibetan priesthood. In Birgit Kellner et al. (eds) Pramāṇakīrtiḥ: Papers Dedicated to Ernst Steinkellner on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday, vol. 2. Vienna: Wiener Studien zur Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde, 681–718.

Ramble, C. and M. Meelen forthcoming. Information Retrieval for Early Tibetan sources: how Pagan is my text?

Reiter, N., Frank, A. and Hellwig, O., 2014. An NLP-based cross-document approach to narrative structure discovery. Literary and Linguistic Computing, 29(4), pp.583-605.

Snellgrove, D. 1967. The Nine Ways of Bon, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Solmsdorf, N., D. Trautmann and H. Schutze, 2021. Active learning for argument mining: A practical ap- proach. arXiv preprint arXiv:2109.13611.

Stein, R.A., 1988. Tibetica Antiqua V : la religion indigène et les Bon-po dans les manuscrits de Touen-Houang. BEFEO 77, 27–56.

Stein, R.A. 1972 [1962]. Tibetan Civilization. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Stein, R. 1971. “Du récit au rituel dans les manuscrits tibétains de Touen-houang. In Ariane Macdonald (ed.) Études tibétaines dédiées à la mémoire de Marcelle Lalou. Paris: Adrien Maisonneuve, 479–547.

Tehrani, J.J., M. Collard and S.J. Shennan, 2010. The cophylogeny of populations and cultures: reconstructing the evolution of Iranian tribal craft traditions using trees and jungles. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 365(1559): 3865-3874.

Tehrani, J. and G. Martini, 2022. Cinderella’s family tree: folkloristics, phylomemetics and population memetics, preprint for Studia Stemmatologica IX workshop in Bergen 30 June–1 July 2022.

Wilkinson, M.D., Dumontier, M., Aalbersberg, I.J., Appleton, G., Axton, M., Baak, A., Blomberg, N., Boiten, J.W., da Silva Santos, L.B., Bourne, P.E. and Bouwman, J., 2016. The FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship. Scientific data, 3(1), pp.1-9.

Zeren, B. 2021. A Comparative Study of the Klu bum: Tibetan Bonpo Sources for an Understanding of the Cult of the Klu (Serpent Spirits). PhD thesis, PSL Université Paris, préparée à l’EPHE.