Book Launch for The Teaching of Vimalakirti
The Teachings of Vimalakīrti: An English translation of the Sanskrit Text found in the Potala Palace, Lhasa
Presentation by Paul Harrison, with the opportunity for questions
Followed by a wine and cheese reception
This eagerly awaited translation of one of the great works of the Buddhist tradition is a major publishing event. The translators, the late Luis Gómez and Paul Harrison, are two prominent scholars of Buddhism, and the work reflects their care and attention.
“A giant step forward”
Peter Skilling, author and translator
“A riveting read”
Janet Gyatso, Harvard University
“Sparkling . . . highly accurate . . . eminently readable
Jonathan Silk, Leiden University
Friday, May 20, 5-7 pm
Mangalam Research Center
2018 Allston Way, Berkeley
Books will be available for purchase at the event at a 10% discount.