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.
|Per Soerensen: “Old Chang in New Bottles: New Light on the Tibetan Narrative of the Emanational Lineage of Avalokiteśvara”|
|Workshop: “From Manuscripts & Xylographs to Modern Editions: Buddhist Textual Scholarship in Theory and Practice”|