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A sketch of the history of Lalitpur (Patan) with special reference to Buddhism

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Dhanavajra Vajracharya was a great historian of Nepal. This article is dedicated to his memory by an anthropologist who could only marvel at Dhanavajra's scholarship and epigraphical skills. In so far as it presents historical materials, this paper is a humble synthesis based entirely on secondary sources, and by no means exhausts these. I had the good fortune to meet briefly with Dhanavajra in his home in September 1992 and receive his guidance on a small aspect of the present text. In a lar...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of
Publisher:
Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies (CNAS), Tribhuvan University, Nepal Publisher's website
Journal:
Contributions to Nepalese Studies Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Pages:
125-157
Publication date:
1996-01-05
ISSN:
0376-7574
URN:
uuid:8fc817c9-9dd9-448a-9961-872bb07a138b
Local pid:
ora:1648
Language:
English
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