Sanskrit-Tibetan Textual Work

Dan Lusthaus dlusthau at MAILER.FSU.EDU
Wed Oct 27 16:01:12 UTC 1999

>Yes, I have also heard these rumours from a number of scholars (e.g. Anne
>Macdonnald, who currently does text-critical work on the Prasannapadaa).
>During the cultural revolution, the Chinese brought a large amount of
>Tibetan mss from Tibet to Beijing.

Birgit, there is a rumor that Steinkellner, along with some of his
students/colleagues, had been granted some access to the Chinese Skt.
materials - or at least that there was supposed to be some Vienna-Xi'an
connection. Can you confirm any of this? Or set the record straight?

Dan Lusthaus

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