Lectures and Seminars
12 - 12
Jul Jul
Talk by Prof. Klaus-Dieter Mathes (University of Vienna)

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Thursday 12 July 2018

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17:30 to 19:00

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Prof. Klaus-Dieter Mathes will give a talk entitled "Mountain Cult and Religious Geography in Dolpo (Nepal): A Guide to Crystal Mountain Dragon Roar" in the Florey Room. 

'Crystal Mountain Dragon Roar' is a mountain in Dolpo, Nepal, that is sacred to the Buddhists and Bonpos alike. This talk will discuss how the cult and religious geography of Crystal Mountain developed and present a documentation of the big Shey Festivals at the foot of Crystal Mountain in the years 2000 and 2012.