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SUMMER COURSES> Accredited Buddhist Studies and Classical Tibetan Summer Program in Northern California
by Ryan DamronRangjung Yeshe Gomde California and Kathmandu University's Centre for Buddhist Studies at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our intensive Buddhist Studies and Classical Tibetan summer programs.
In Summer 2017 we will offer two programs at Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California in Leggett, California in which students will receive internationally recognized academic credit offered through the Rangjung Yeshe Institute Centre for Buddhist Studies at Kathmandu University. The two programs run concurrently from June 14th - August 10th:
The Buddhist Studies Summer Program
Intermediate Classical Tibetan
Both courses are taught by faculty from Kathmandu University's Centre for Buddhist Studies at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute.
Undergraduate and graduate advisors, please pass this information along to your students.
Director of Programs
Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California
Dept. of South and Southeast Asian Studies, UC Berkeley
by Arun AkellaGreetings,
I am looking for a very specific book called Kapildwipa.I have not been able to locate the primary manuscript. A Google search comes back with no results. The following details are at best speculations about it which is based on a book (details given below) publised a century ago. I stumbled upon this reference text, when searching for material on another text called Vajrasuchi of Asvagosha.
- Period - 1c C.E. to 17c C.E.
- Language - Sanskrit/Telugu (possibly).
- Translations - Unknown.
- Geographic region - Deccan /South India
- Content - Disputation of Varna / Caste hierarchy.
- Genre - Unknown (May not be a part of the Nikaya's).
- Style - Prose/Poetry (Unknown)
- Reference - Syed Siraj Ul Hassan,The Caste and Tribes of H.E.H The Nizam's Dominions, Vol.1 (Bombay,Times Press,1920), p. 546 (available of archive.org)