Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

The Rnal ’Byor Chen Po Bsgom Pa’I Don Manuscript Of The ‘Gondhla Kanjur’

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

The Gondhla collection seems to pre-date the compilation of the Tibetan canon at Narthang/Zhalu at the beginning of 14th century. This collection could quite appropriately be called a ‘Proto-Kanjur’, representing a pre-canonical attempt to gather all of the words of the Buddha, that is, a rather extensive form of the smaller collections of texts which all Kanjurs ultimately go back to. The Gondhla manuscripts do present archaic elements that could allow for an earlier date, but they do not occur consistently, and the ‘classical’ forms are to be found as well; even the negation med occurs without a ya btags, and the spelling myed is probably the most long-lived of all archaic forms. This chapter concentrates on technical and structural aspects relevant for the editing of the text ( Rnal ’byor chen po bsgom pa’i don ), which is in progress.

Keywords: Rnal ’byor chen po bsgom pa’i don ; Gondhla collection; myed; Proto-Kanjur; Tibetan canon; ya btags; Zhalu

10.1163/ej.9789004155497.i-250.22
/content/books/10.1163/ej.9789004155497.i-250.22
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
10
5
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Volume 7: Text, Image and Song in Transdisciplinary Dialogue — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation