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Summer Program> Summer Sanskrit Language Intensives at CBS in Kathmandu, June 10 - August 8

Dear List Members,
Summer Sanskrit is once again being offered at Kathmandu University - Centre for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute. After offering Beginning Sanskrit for seven years, we are happy to announce the addition of an Intermediate-level Sanskrit course this summer.  

QUERY> Help finding a book - Hla Maung. My Early Monastic Education.

Dear List Members,

I need help finding this book,

Hla Maung. (n.d.) My Early Monastic Education (Yangon, International Institute of Advanced Studies).

cited in this article:

Boisvert, Mathieu. 2000. "A Socio-cultural Analysis of the Burmese Shin pyu Ceremony". Journal of Beliefs & Values. 21 (2): 203-211.

This book is not contained in my institution's library catalog (Harvard's HOLLIS) or Worldcat.

Any assistance would be appreciated.


Justin Fifield

Ph.D. Candidate

Harvard University

CONFERENCE> "Memories of Kings" Conference

Dear list members (and with apologies for cross-posting):

The “Kingship and Religion in Tibet” Project at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München would like to announce a conference entitled “Memories of Kings: Kingship in the Religious Imaginings of Asia,” to be held in Munich on the 22nd and 23rd of May, 2015. Invited participants will be speaking on topics related to kingship, religion, and memory in Tibet, Mongolia, China, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.