Sanskrit-Tibetan Textual Work

birgit kellner birgit.kellner at UNIVIE.AC.AT
Wed Oct 27 17:36:39 UTC 1999

Dan Lusthaus wrote:

> >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?

Sorry, I cannot (set the record straight),

Birgit Kellner
Institut fuer Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde / Universitaet Wien
Institute for Tibetan and Buddhist Studies / Vienna University

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