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Schlagintweit, Emil
Buddhism in Tibet: illustrated by literary documents and objects — Leipzig, 1863

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CHAPTER XV,

WOESHIP OF THE DEITIES, AND RELIGIOUS
CEREMONIES.

Daily Service. Offerings. Musical instruments. Prayer-cylinders.—Per-
formance of Religious Dramas.—Sacred Days and Festivals.—Monthly
and annual festivals. The ceremony Tuisol. The ceremony Nyungne.—
Rites for the Attainment of Supernatural Faculties.—Peculiar Cere-
monies for ensuring the Assistance of the Gods. 1. The rite Dubjed.
2. The burnt-offering. 3. Invocation of Lungta. 4. The Talisman Changpo.
5. The magical figure Phurbu. 6. The ceremony Thugdam Kantsai. 7. In-
vocation of Nagpo Chenpo by moving the arrow. 8. The ceremony Yangug.
9. Ceremonies performed in cases of illness. 10. Funeral rites.

Daily service.

The ordinary daily service, instituted for the praise
of the Buddha, consists in the recital of hymns and
prayers in a manner intermediate between singing and
reading. The service is accompanied by instrumental
music; offerings are presented, and perfumes are burnt.
This kind of service is celebrated by the Lamas three
times a day, at sunrise, noon, and sunset; and lasts each

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