Catalogue of the Tibetan Tantric Manuscripts from Dunhuang in the Stein Collection

Title

Catalogue of the Tibetan Tantric Manuscripts from Dunhuang in the Stein Collection

Author

Dalton, Jacob P.; van Schaik, Sam J.

Availability

Distributed by the University of Oxford under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

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Languages

English; Tibetan; Sanskrit; Chinese

Editorial Practice

Encoding format: TEI XML (P4 plus MS description)

OTA keywords

Ancient religious texts

LC keywords

Tantric Buddhism
Tantric Buddhism--Sacred books
Tibet (China)--Civilization
Manuscripts--Catalogs

Extent
  • designation: CollectionText
  • size: 3 files : ca. 1.56 MB
Creation Date

2005

Source Description

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Notes

Mode of access: Online. OTA website

A descriptive catalogue of the tantric Buddhist material found in the Stein collection of Tibetan manuscripts at the British Library. These are the earliest extant Tibetan manuscripts, and therefore the earliest sources relating to Tibetan tantric Buddhism.

Dalton, Jacob. A Crisis of Doxography: How Tibetans Organized Tantra during the 8th-10th Centuries, in Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (under consideration).

van Schaik, Sam. The Tibetan Avalokitesvara Cult in the Tenth Century: Evidence from the Dunhuang Manuscripts. In Studies in Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Literature, ed. Christian Wedermeyer and Ronald M. Davidson. Leiden: EJ Brill, 2005 [forthcoming].

The catalogue appears as part of the IDP website: http://www.idp.bl.uk

Permanent URL

http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/2511