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Robert Desjarlais is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Sarah Lawrence College. His most recent book is Shelter Blues (1997), for which he won the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Ghang Lama, Kisang Omu, Lamas Nepal Biography, Buddhists Nepal Biography, Death Religious aspects Buddhism, Nepal Religious life and customs, Helambu Sherpa (Nepalese people) Religion