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Re: QUERY> Sanskrit Vimalakīrtinirdeśa

Many thanks to Charles DiSimone and to Dan Lusthaus, for the extremely helpful information on the new ed. of the Vimalakīrtinirdeśa. I can see that my initial query suggested that Thurman's translation was from the Sanskrit; I should have written, 'the Sanskrit text which the Tibetan translation was based on which Thurman's translation was based on'.

Re: ANNOUNCEMENT> The End of Tibetology in Copenhagen

I am so, so sorry to hear this....my deepest sympathies. I wonder if future historians will write of "the period of degradation of the humanities" the way we write of things like "the Northern Wei persecution of Buddhism"? Perhaps it is time for burial of a secret cache of Tibetan texts for future Danish scholars to discover....