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Janet Gyatso: Local, Translocal, Passion: What Goes into a Translation? The Tibetan Rendering of the Meghaduta

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Event Details:

This 2-day seminar will look at a high point in the Tibetan reception of Indian poetics: the 14th century translation of Kālidāsa's masterwork  Meghadūta into Tibetan. The seminar is based on joint research and collaboration with Lama Jabb of Oxford University.

Featured speaker:

Janet Gyatso, Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs at Harvard Divinity School.