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Ratnākara Readings 2018 (21st Feb – 23rd March)

Thanks to the generous support of Khyentse Foundation, the International PhD Programme in Buddhist Studies, Mahidol University, is happy to announce our forthcoming yearly installment of the Ratnākara Readings. This year they will be divided into three parts:

Part I: “The oldest Chinese translation of the Dhātuvibhaṅga Sūtra (蓱沙王五願經, T511) and its Pāli, Chinese and Tibetan parallels”

Prof. Jan Nattier, Dr Giuliano Giustarini, Dr Torsten Gerloff

21st – 23rd February | 8.30 am – 11.30 am


Part II: “The chapter on Pāṇini's philosophy in the Sarvadarśanasaṃgraha” 

Prof. Johannes Bronkhorst

26th February – 2nd March | 8.30 am – 11.30 am


Part III: “Ācārya Jñānaśrīmitra’s Sākārasiddhiśāstra, Chapter III (Madhyamāvatāra)”

Prof. Harunaga Isaacson

March 5,6,7,8,9,12,13,14,15,19,20,21,22,23 | 8.30 – 11.30

Dr Torsten Gerloff – Afternoon revisions to be decided in consultation with the participants


Venue: International PhD Programme in Buddhist Studies, Department of Humanities (second building, third floor), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Salaya Campus, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand,100.3220006,17z/data=!3m1!4b1

If you are interested in attending, kindly contact Mattia Salvini,