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Scholastic Sanskrit: A Manual for Students

Scholastic Sanskrit: A Manual for Students

This volume gives a complete introduction to the techniques and procedures of Sanskrit commentaries, including detailed information on the overall structure of running commentaries, the standard formulas of analysis of complex grammatical forms, and the most important elements of commentarial style. Since the majority of expository texts in Sanskrit are composed in the form of

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The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments: Explanation of the Creation Stage of the Glorious Secret Union, King of All Tantras

The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments: Explanation of the Creation Stage of the Glorious Secret Union, King of All Tantras (By the First Panchen Lama)

The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments (dngos grub kyi rgya mtsho’i snying po) is a commentary on the creation stage of the Secret Union Tantra (Guhyasamaja Tantra) written by the illustrious First Panchen Lama, Blo bZang Chos Kyi rGyal mTshan (1570–1662). The practices of the Secret Union, one of the earliest higher Tantras, along

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A Catalogue of the Comparative Tengyur

A Catalogue of the Comparative Tengyur (bstan ’gyur dpe bsdur ma)

This is the second volume of a two volume set providing detailed cataloging information for the recently published Comparative (dpe bsdur ma) recension of the Tibetan Tripitaka. The catalogue includes cross-references to four other Tengyur recensions used in the compilation of the Comparative Tengyur. Both numbering systems used in the individual volumes and cumulative Tibetan-language

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