Dudjom Rinpoche's Vajrakīlaya Works - A Study in Authoring, Compiling, and Editing Texts in the Tibetan Revelatory Tradition - Cathy Cantwell

Dudjom Rinpoche's Vajrakīlaya Works - A Study in Authoring, Compiling, and Editing Texts in the Tibetan Revelatory Tradition - Cathy Cantwell

Dudjom Rinpoche's Work on the Vajrakīlaya who Overwhelms Māra's Troops with his Splendour (phur bu bdud dpung zil gnon)

Dudjom Rinpoche's Vajrakīlaya Works - A Study in Authoring, Compiling, and Editing Texts in the Tibetan Revelatory Tradition - Cathy Cantwell

Cathy Cantwell [+-]
University of Oxford and University of Kent
Cathy Cantwell is an Associate Faculty Member at the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, and an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent. She has specialized in Tibetan and Himalayan tantric rituals of all periods from the tenth century CE, including text critical and historical analysis, as well as ethnographic study of contemporary rituals. She was President of the UK Association for Buddhist Studies, 2015–2021.

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The first Vajrakīlaya text written by Dudjom Rinpoche was for the revelation of a well-known Treasure revealer, Drakngak Lingpa (drag sngags gling pa), who invited the young Dudjom Rinpoche to stay at his Dharma seat in Pemako. Features of this early work are examined in detail.

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Cantwell, Cathy. Dudjom Rinpoche's Work on the Vajrakīlaya who Overwhelms Māra's Troops with his Splendour (phur bu bdud dpung zil gnon). Dudjom Rinpoche's Vajrakīlaya Works - A Study in Authoring, Compiling, and Editing Texts in the Tibetan Revelatory Tradition. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 78-94 Mar 2020. ISBN 9781781797624. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=35850. Date accessed: 24 Jan 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.35850. Mar 2020

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