WSTB No. 75

Helmut Eimer “A Catalogue of the Kanjur Fragment from Bathang Kept in the Newark Museum” (2012) 216p.




Preface by Klaus-Dieter Mathes. ix

Acknowledgements. x

Conventions. xiii

Sigla/Abbreviations. xiv


A glance at the transmission of the Kanjur

The mainstream transmission. xvii

On the development of the Tibetan Kanjur. xix

Local Kanjurs. xxi

The Bathang Kanjur fragment

A local Kanjur from Eastern Tibet. xxiv

The extant volumes of the Bathang Kanjur. xxviii

Volume dkar chags. xxxii

The arrangement of volumes in the catalogue. xxxiii

Description of the manuscript volumes

Paper and size. xxxiv

Page setting and foliation. xxxvi

Script and signs. xxxviii

Orthographic features of the Bathang Kanjur. xlii

Transliteration of Sanskrit in the Bathang Kanjur. xliv

Observations made in cataloguing

Titles without equivalent in the standard kanjurs. xlvii

Differences between the Bathang Kanjur and corresponding texts. xlix

Common features of the Bathang and the Derge Kanjurs. liii

Remarks on the rgyud volume

Parallels in some editions of the Rnying ma’i rgyud ‘bum. liv


Vinaya. 1

Prajñāpāramitā. 8

Avataṃsaka. 16

Sūtra. 20

Mahāparinirvāṇa. 133

Tantra. 134

Bibliography. 155

Accession numbers and Tibetan volume titles. 163

Contents of the films. 164


Keys to concordances. 167

Tibetan text titles. 179

Sanskrit titles. 187

Tibetan chapter titles and intermediate colophon titles. 193

Translators and revisers. 213

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