[INDOLOGY] Lomasa rsi in a Himachali mahatmya?

Samuel Grimes grimessm at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 03:03:42 UTC 2023

Yogi Naraharinath’s work on western Nepal would be a good place to look.
Unfortunately one needs to get these from Ratna Pustak Bhandar in KTM, or
at the gorakhnath asrama in Pasupati at Deopatan. I don’t know that they
are made available elsewhere.
Sam Grimes

On Sun, Dec 17, 2023 at 5:40 AM Westin Harris via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> wrote:

> Greetings Indologists,
> A friend off list asked me to post this question.
> Studies of Tibetan Buddhist pilgrimage practices in the Western Himalayas
> (from Vogel to Huber, etc.) often mention a local Sanskrit mahatmya
> (perhaps associated with Rewalsar?) containing stories of Lomasa Rsi said
> to resemble popular narratives of Guru Padmasambhava. However, I have not
> been able to identify the name of this mahatmya.
> Does anyone know the name of this mahatmya?
> Thank you.
> (Sorry for lack of diacritics; I’m on a cell phone.)
> *Sincerely,*
> *Westin Harris*
> Ph.D. Candidate
> Study of Religion
> University of California, Davis
> https://religions.ucdavis.edu/people/westin-harris
> 2021 Dissertation Fellow,
> The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies
> Sarva Mangalam.
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