BL407 - The Tibetan Buddhist Canon: An Introductory Study

This study is intended as an analysis and evaluation of the literary works in the Tibetan Tripitaka. Attention will be focused on the following topics: An introduction to the translation of Buddhist literature into Tibetan; the Kanjur; the Tanjur; Tantric texts: classification and characteristics; Kriyā, Caryā, Yoga, Yogottara, and Yoganiruttara tantras; some of the main individual texts will be examined.