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by Samten de Wet
Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Vajrayana Buddhism in Odisha/Orissa
Replies: 2
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Vajrayana Buddhism in Odisha/Orissa

Very little is known or said about the roots of Tantra [or Vajrayana] in Orissa, and thus here follows a short digest of material that may help with further study: Thomas Eugene Donaldson: “(6) There is also a complex mandala incised on the back of an image of Jambhala at Ratnagiri which can be date...
by Samten de Wet
Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Sogdians and Buddhism
Replies: 4
Views: 1183

Re: Sogdians and Buddhism

GREAT POST: Some more data: Review by Jonathan Walters of: Asvaghosa. Life of the Buddha. Translated by Patrick Olivelle. Clay Sanskrit Library Series. New York: New York University Press and JJC Foundation, 2008 https://networks.h-net.org/node/6060/reviews/16093/walters-a%C5%9Bvagho%E1%B9%A3a-life-...
by Samten de Wet
Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Jonang
Topic: Kalachakra Tantra
Replies: 6
Views: 3775

Re: Kalachakra Tantra

This is a Review of a detailed study of the Kalacakra http://kalachakranet.org/book_vw-inner.html
by Samten de Wet
Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Academic Discussion
Topic: Sogdians and Buddhism
Replies: 4
Views: 1183

Sogdians and Buddhism

I have placed a Bibliography of the above subject HERE:
http://www.luxlapis.co.za/sogdian.html
Further Research is posted at my Facebook RESEARCH INTO BUDDHIST ICONOGRAPHY
https://www.facebook.com/ResearchIntoBu ... onography/
Yours Sincerely
Samten de Wet

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