[INDOLOGY] Tibetan Translations of Indian Texts

Warner Belanger wbelanger at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 18:57:16 UTC 2015


For the two Tibetan imperial-era catalogs (early 9th to mid-9th centuries),

Die Lhan kar ma: Ein fruher Katalog der ins Tibetische ubersetzten
buddhistischen Texte. Kritische Neuausgabe mit Einleitung und Materialien
by by Adelheid Herrmann-Pfandt. She includes references to the Karchag
Phangthangma (dkar-chag 'Phang-thang-ma) (abbreviation is ’Phań).

For a little bit later source (late 13th century), see An Early Tibetan
Survey of Buddhist Literature: The Bstan pa rgyas pa rgyan gyi nyi ‘od of
Bcom Idan ral gri, edited by Kurtis R. Schaeffer and Leonard W. J. van der

On Jan 30, 2015 1:21 PM, "James Hartzell" <james.hartzell at gmail.com> wrote:

> I started with a similar approach using the Tohoku University Catalogue of
> the Tibetan Buddhist canon
> On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:01 AM, Dipak Bhattacharya <
> dipak.d2004 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Dr. Hegarty,
>> Is it not possible to start with the Tokyo-Kyoto publication (1957) of
>> the Peking Edition? The Sanskrit names are given in Tibetan
>> transliteration  This is true of the books I consulted. If there is no
>> Sanskrit name (I did not check) that has to be taken as original.
>> A low-tech but, perhaps, effective shortcut that might yield result.
>> Best
>> DB
>> On Fri, Jan 30, 2015 at 4:05 PM, James Hegarty <hegartyjm at googlemail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Dear Colleagues,
>>> I am hoping that a number of scholars will take pity on me and provide
>>> some suggestions as to where I might get a sense of the state of the art
>>> with regard to the range and dates of Indian texts    translated into
>>> Tibetan up to the the C12th CE. I am interested in everything Indian and
>>> not only Buddhist texts. I am, of course, only looking for recommendations
>>> as to good recent work in this area and not a heroic act of scholarly
>>> synthesis!
>>> Best Wishes,
>>> James Hegarty
>>> Cardiff University
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> James Hartzell, PhD
> Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC)
> The University of Trento, Italy
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