Welcome to the Khyentse Center for Tibetan Buddhist Textual Scholarship (KC-TBTS)
Department of Indian and Tibetan Studies
Asia-Africa Institute, University of Hamburg, Hamburg
The KC-TBTS is devoted to scholarly investigation of Tibetan (primarily Buddhist) texts with the aim of gaining an ever more accurate understanding of (a) Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, (b) Tibet’s rich intellectual history, (c) Tibetan textual and book culture, and (d) formal methods and actual practices of translation into and from Tibetan.
|Dr. Vincent Tournier: “How the Śākya sage became a Buddhist monk? Remarks on Self-ordination in Vinaya literature”|