Title page of C. Bendall’s Catalogue
Friday 27 January, 3 pm, room 7, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge
Prof. Isaacson will give a lecture about the Buddhist manuscripts in Cambridge, the achievements of Bendall’s catalogue and someof the work that remains to be done.
Add. 1590, f. 262r, Kalpadrumāvadānamālā
Tuesday 6 December, 11.30 am, room 7, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge
Ajātaśatruparidāpitāvadāna of the Kalpadrumāvadānamālā (MS Add.1590):
Some Preliminary Notes
Ms. Juan Wu (PhD student, Department of Religious Studies, Cardiff University) will outline several versions of the legend of the conversion of Ajātaśatru in Buddhist literature, focusing on the story as narrated in MS Add. 1590.
Two leaves from ms Add. 1049, Pārameśvaratantra
Monday 5 December, 3 pm, room 7, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge
Palaeography and the Oldest Surviving Śaiva Tantra, the Niśvāsatattvasaṃhitā
Professor Goodall (Ecole Francaise d’Extreme Orient, Paris) will discuss relative chronology of early Tantric texts, for which MS Add. 1049 (early 9th c.) in the UL collections is a crucial piece of evidence.