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Sherab Drime is an ordained monk and lama of the Karma Kagyu and Shangpa Kagyu traditions of German origin. An interpreter and translator for 30 years, he worked closely for the late Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche of Benchen monastery and now spends most of his time in solitary retreat in Yolmo.

Published March 2015


Jonang Tāranātha (1575-1635). 2008. Grub chen buddha gupta'i rnam thar rje btsun nyid kyi zhal lung las gzhan du rang rtog gi dri mas ma sbags pa'i yi ge yang dag pa. In Gsung 'bum/_tA ra nA tha, vol. 34, pp. 126-158. Beijing: Krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang. TBRC W1PD45495. See also TBRC W22277.

Tucci, Giuseppe 1931, “The Sea and Land Travels of a Buddhist Sadhu in the Sixteenth Century,” Indian Historical Quarterly, vol. VII, 4 (Dec. 1931), pp. 683-702.

Tucci, Giuseppe. 1949. Tibetan Painted Scrolls. Rome: La Libreria dello Stato , vol. 1, p. 164, vol. 2, p. 552.

Tucci, Giuseppe 1967, Tibet, Land of Snows (J. S. Stapleton Driver, transl.), New Delhi: Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.

Waddell, L.A. (transl.) 1893, “A 16th Century Account of Indian Buddhist shrines by an Indian Buddhist Yogi, translated from the Tibetan,” Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Jan.-Dec. 1893, pp. 55-61.

Zongtse, Champa Thupten 1993, Tāranāthas Biographie des Buddhaguptanātha mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Abschnittes über Sri Lanka, in: “Festschrift Prof. Dr. Heinz Bechert: Studien zur Indologie und Buddhismuskunde,” Reinhold Grünedahl, Jens-Uwe Hartmann & Petra Krieffer (ed.), Bonn: Indica et Tibetica Verlag, 503 ff.

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