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Sonam Thakchoe Senior Philosophy Lecturer in the School of Humanities at the University of Tasmania. He teaches Asian philosophy, coordinates the Asian Philosophy Program and directs the Tasmanian Buddhist Studies in India Exchange Program.

John Powers is Research Professor in the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University. He is the author of fourteen books and more than sixty articles. These include Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism.  

Published December 2013


Aodeng Qimuge (敖登其木格). 2007. “A-lag-sha Ngag-dbang Bstan-dar's Thought about Writing: Translation, Assembled Notes, and Study of the Tibetan Text “Light of Fine Words” (Awang danda laranbade chuangzuo sixiang Zangwen jiayan riguangde fanyi pingzhuhe yanjiu 阿旺丹达拉然巴的创作思想—藏文《嘉言日光》的翻译、评注和研究). M.A. thesis, Inner Mongolia University.

Don rdor and Bstan 'dzin chos grags. 1993. Bstan dar lha rams pa'i lo rgyus nyung bsdus. In Gangs ljongs lo rgyus thog gi grags can mi sna, vol. , pp. 344-346. Lhasa: Bod ljongs mi dmangs dpe skrun khang.TBRC W19803.

Kho tshe Tshul khrims (ed.). 2006. A lag sha bstan dar lha rams pa'i thun mong ba'i rnam thar gnad bsdus bkod pa. In Gangs ljongs rig bcu'i snying bcud chen mo, vol. 1. Lhasa: Mi rigs dpe skrung khang.TBRC W1PD95727.

Nor brang o rgyan. 2006. A lag Sha Ngag dbang bstan dar. In Nor brang o rgyan gyi gsung rtsom phyogs btus, pp. 757-765. Beijing: Krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang.TBRC W1GS66291.

Stcherbatsky, Th. 1916. The Tibetan Translation of the treatises Samtānāntarasiddhi by Dharmakīrti and Samtānāntarasiddhitīkā by Vinītadeva along with the Tibetan Commentary Written by Ngag dbang bstan dar lha rams pa [Тибетский перевод сочинений Samtānāntarasiddhi Dharmakīrti и Samtānāntarasiddhitīkā Vinītadeva вместе с тибетским толкованием, составленным Агваном Дандар-Лхарамбой]. Petrograd: Bibliotheca Buddhica, vol. XIX.

Thondup, Tulku. 1996. Masters of Meditation and Miracles: Lives of the Great Buddhist Masters of India and Tibet. Boston: Shambhala

Tillemans, Tom. 2007. “Transitivity, Intransitivity, and the tha dad pa Verbs in Traditional Tibetan Grammar.” Pacific World, vol. 9, pp. 49-62.

Tillemans, Tom. 1993. Persons of Authority: The sTon pa tshad ma'i skyes bur sgrub pa'i gtam of A lag sha Ngag dbang bstan dar, A Tibetan Work on the Central Religious Questions in Buddhist Epistemology. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Tillemans, Tom and Donald S. Lopez. 1998. “What Can We Reasonably Say about Nonexistence? A Tibetan Work on the Problem of Aśrayasiddha.” Journal of Indian Philosophy, vol 26, pp. 99-129.

Yao, Zhihua. “Empty Subject Terms in Buddhist Logic: Dignāga and His Chinese Commentators.” Journal of Indian Philosophy, vol. 37, pp. 383-398.

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