Tohoku Catalogue online now

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Tohoku Catalogue online now

Postby Will » Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:38 pm

Thanks to David Reigle! But it is a big and thus slow download, even with a speedy connection.

http://prajnaquest.fr/downloads/BookofD ... Canons.pdf
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Re: Tohoku Catalogue online now

Postby Will » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:25 pm

Here is Reigle's little intro on his blog:

A Complete Catalogue of the Tibetan Buddhist Canons (Bkaḥ-ḥgyur and Bstan-ḥgyur), the so-called “Tohoku Catalogue,” has been scanned and posted here: Tohoku Catalogue of Tibetan Buddhist Canons. It was the first complete catalogue of every text in the Tibetan Buddhist canon (Sde-dge edition), 4,569 of them, of which the first 1108 are in the Kangyur and the rest are in the Tengyur. Although published in 1934, it has remained the standard of reference for the texts of the Kanjur and Tanjur.

The Bkaḥ-ḥgyur/Kangyur/Kanjur is the collection of the Buddha’s word, found in the sūtras and tantras, while the Bstan-ḥgyur/Tengyur/Tanjur is the collection of expositions of the Buddha’s word, written by the great Indian Buddhist teachers, Nāgārjuna, Asaṅga, etc.

The Tohoku Catalogue had only been available at a comparatively few major academic libraries. Some years ago I photocopied for my own research the one held at the University of Wisconsin library. Since this fundamental reference work has not yet appeared on the web, Jacques requested that I scan my photocopy and post it here.
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Re: Tohoku Catalogue online now

Postby tingdzin » Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:58 am

Thanks for this information.
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