Bulletin of Tibetology
The Bulletin of Tibetology is published bi-annually by the
Director, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology (www.tibetology.net),
Gangtok, Sikkim, India. The Editorial Board for this journal include
Franz-Karl Ehrhard, Acharya Samten Gyatso, Saul
Mullard, Brigitte Steinmann, Tashi Tsering, Mark Turin, and Roberto Vitali. The
editor is Anna Balikci-Denjongpa and the Director of the Institute, Rinpoche
Tashi Densapa, acts as an advisor to the journal.
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- The Jonangpa after Taranatha: Auto/Biographical writings on the transmission of esoteric Buddhist knowledge in the Seventeenth century Tibet (164 kb)
author: Micheal R. Sheehy
- Introduction to the life of Karma Pakshi (1204/6-1283) (816 kb)
author: Charles Mason
- Karmic forshadowing on the path of fruition: Narrative devices in the biographies of Nyang Ral Nyima 'Odzer (292 kb)
author: Daniel Hirshberg
- Book Reviews: Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang: Rites and teachings for this life and beyond (86 kb)
author: Joel Gruber
- Book Reviews: Lamas, shamans and ancestors: Village religion in Sikkim (33 kb)
author: Anne De Sales
- Notes on Contributors (52 kb)
1980 Volume 16, Numbers 1 - 3, The Alambana Pariksa of Acarya Dignaga with commentaries of Vinita Deva and Dharmapala, with Tibetan texts edited and translated with notes, by N. Aiyaswamy Shantiniketan