[INDOLOGY] PASSING> Dr Carmen Dragonetti (1937-2018)

Madhav Deshpande mmdesh at umich.edu
Sat Apr 27 16:08:26 UTC 2019

Sorry to hear about the passing of Dr. Carmen Dragonetti.  She and her
husband Dr. Tola had visited the University of Michigan a few times and
were friends with my late colleague Prof. Luis Gomez.  Now, sadly all three
are gone.

Madhav M. Deshpande
Professor Emeritus
Sanskrit and Linguistics
University of Michigan
[Residence: Campbell, California]

On Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 5:24 AM Elizabeth De Michelis via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Re-posted from the H-BUDDHISM list, also relevant to this list.
> Best regards
> Elizabeth De Michelis
> (Independent scholar)
> PASSING> Dr Carmen Dragonetti (1937-2018)
> <https://networks.h-net.org/user/login?destination=node/4054524>
> by Bhikkhunī Dhammadinnā
> Dear Colleagues,
> This is a message on behalf of the venerable Bhikṣu Zhihan, president of
> the Fundación Bodhiyāna (Buenos Aires), to inform those of us who may not
> have heard the news yet, that Dr. Carmen Dragonetti (b. 1937) passed away
> on December 1st, 2018, following the passing of her husband Dr. Fernando
> Tola (b. 1915) the previous year (2017).
> Dr Tola and Dragonetti's Fundación Instituto de Estudios Budistas (FIEB),
> with its extensive collection of Buddhist texts and secondary literature,
> is now effectively under the management of the Fundación Bodhiyāna. At
> present, they are still in the process of finding a permanent home for
> the library collection in central Buenos Aires, intending to make it
> available to the general public, students and scholars in the near future.
> With kind regards,
> Bhikkhunī Dhammadinnā
> Āgama Research Group
> Department of Buddhist Studies
> Dharma Drum Institute of Liberal Arts
> Dharma Drum Mountain
> Taiwan
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