Monk, King, Tantrika
Negotiating Power in Tibet
Brandon Dotson, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Presiding
José I. Cabezón, University of California, Santa Barbara - Mipam's Vision of the Just Buddhist Ruler in his Treatise on Political Ethics
Daniel Hirshberg, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München - “When I was king…” Memories of Sovereignty in the Construction of Enlightened Identity
Adam Krug, UC Santa Barbara - Pakpa Lama’s Advice to Prince Jibik Temür: Buddhist Ethics in the "Heyday of Poisons"
Jacob Dalton, University of California, Berkeley - Power and Compassion: Negotiating Buddhist Kingship in Tenth-Century Tibet
Jann Ronis, University of California, Berkeley - Jikmé Lingpa’s Epistles to the Dharma King and Queen of Dergé: Skillful means and classicism