References


Hindus sources
Buddhist sources
Western scientists focussing on Hindu sources/backgrounds
Western scientists focussing on Buddhist sources/backgrounds Publications UNESCO
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Backgrounds on Muktinath-Chumig Gyatsa can be found in the Muktinath Picture Album and in the Brief Introduction to Muktinath.


The written sources primarely used for these backgrounds are:

Hindu sources
Puranic Encyclopedia, Eng. Edition
By: Shri Vettam Mani
Published by: Motital Banarsidass
Delhi, India -
1979 (reprint 1975)

The Geographical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval India
By: Nundo Lal Dey, M.A., B.L.
Published by: Oriental Books Corporation
Delhi, India - 1971 (reprint 1927)

The Mah
abharata
(Vol. 2)
Translated and Edited by J.A.B. van Buitenen
Published by: The University of Chicago Press
Chicago, USA; London, UK - 1975


The Bhagavata Purana (Part 4)
Transl. and annotated by Ganesh Vasudeo Tagare M.A., Ph. D.
Published by: Motilal Banarsidass
Delhi, India - 1978


The Bramanda Purana (Part 2)
Enumeration of Holy Spots for Sraddha
Transl. and annotated by Ganesh Vasudeo Tagare M.A., Ph. D.
Published by: Motilal Banarsidass
Delhi, India - 1983


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Buddhist sources
The Clear Mirror
By:
Jampal Rabgyé Rinpoche
Published by: Muktinath Foundation International
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 2001
(available online)


Places of Pilgrimage in Thag (Thakkhola)
(Translated) by: Prof. David Snellgrove and Tshampa Ngawang of Drumpa
Published in: Kailash - A Journal of Himalayan Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2
Published by: Ratna Pustak Bhandar
Kathmandu, Nepal - 1979


Western scientists focussing on Hindu sources/backgrounds
The bibliography of:
Muktinath - A Pilgrimage Place in the Himalayas

By: Dr. Rudolf Kaschewsky
Published in: Geographia Religionum, Band 8
Published by: Dietrich Reimer Verlag
Berlin, Germany - 1994


Western scientists focussing on Buddhist sources/backgrounds
Tibetan Sources on Muktinath
By: Dr. Franz-Karl Ehrhard
Published in:
Ancient Nepal, Journal of the Department of Archeology, issue 134
Published by: H.M. Government; Ministry of Educations, Culture & Social Welfare; The Department of Archaeologie.
Kathmandu, Nepal- 1993


UNESCO
Monuments of Northern Nepal
By: Corneille Jest
Published by: UNESCO
Paris, France - 1981

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