Buddhist Text Talk

News item posted on: October 21st, 2011
Buddhist Text Talk with Dr. Dragomir Dimitrov

Please join one of the foremost scholars in the field of Buddhist textual studies discuss the intricacies, trials, and joys of working with various Buddhist manuscripts, Dr. Dragomir Dimitrov of the University of Marburg.

When Friday, October 21, 2011 3 PM – 5 PM,
Where: Nau 241
Snacks, Refreshments, and Discussion included.

Dr. Dragomir Dimitrov is the leading authority in the world on the history of the Mirror of Poetry (Kavyadarsa, Snyan ngag me long), the most important Indian work on poetry in Tibet. See his resume here:http://www.dragomir-dimitrov.net/.

In preparation for the discussion, you may take a look at the essay by Dr. Dimitrov located here.

Note: Dr. Sam van Schaik was scheduled to speak after Dr. Dimitrov. Unfortnately Dr. van Schaik’s plane experienced technical difficulties, and he was not able to make it here from London. We will reschedule Dr. van Schaik’s visit for the Spring.