Chinese and Tibetan Tantric Buddhism

Sept 1, 2013-  June 30, 2014


The Research Group on Chinese and Tibetan Tantric Buddhism is pleased to invite you to the presentations of it's members, on their research projects.

The presentations will take place throughout the academic year on Tuesdays at 14:00 in room 128, The Institute for Advanced Studies, Feldman building

Edmond J.Safra, Givat Ram Campus, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.


1.10.2013Yael BentorThe Concept of Relic in Tibetan Buddhism
8.10.2013Meir ShaharThe Tantric Origins of the Chinese God Nezha
15.10.2013Lu JianfuChinese Esoteric Buddhism
23.10.2013Dan MartinA "Tantric Body-Chart" from 11th-Century Tibet
29.10.2013Yan YaozhongTantric Buddhism and Han-Chinese Culture
5.11.2013Jampa SamtenSurvey of the History of Buddhist Literatures Translated and Preserved in Tibetan Language: With Special References to the Tantric Texts
12.11.2013Li LingWill speak about her academic biography
19.11.2013Eran LaishAn Experiential Approach to the Tantric Literature of 'The Great Perfection' (rDzogs pa chen po)
26.11.2013Hua KaiqiThe Journey of Zhao Xian (1271-1323): From Chinese Emperor to Tibetan Monk under the Mongols
10.12.2013Peiying Lin

The Bodhidharma Lineage in Early Chan Buddhism: Some Reflections from Ninth Century Japanese Texts

24.12.2013Ilia MoziasConception of yang-body in the inner-alchemical tradition of Daoism
31.12.2013Yael BentorConflicting positions over the interpretation of the body mandala
7.1.2014Meir ShaharDiamond Body: The origins of invulnerability in the Chinese martial arts
14.1.2014Lü JianfuThe special characteristics of Chinese Esoteric Buddhism within the world of Esoteric Buddhism
21.1.2014Min ZhaoModern Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet (1949- 2013)
25.2.2014Yan YaozhongAn Investigation of a Buddhist Art Motif: A Woodblock Print of a Thousand-Eyed Buddha

Dan Martin

A "Tantric Body-Chart" from 11th-Century Tibet [part 2]
18.3.2014Li LingOn Amoghavajra's translation of Hārītī Tantric scriptures
25.3.2014 Jampa SamtenInflux of Tantric Literature and Practices in Tibet during 10th to 13th centuries and their transformations and influences on Tibetan customs and beliefs
29.4.2014Peiying LinConception of Practice in Early Chan Movement: Buddhist Anti-scholasticism in Seventh-Century China
13.5.2014Kaiqi HuaThe White Cloud Sect and Puning Canon (Puning zang) in Yuan China
20.5.2014Ilia MoziasNo immortality without women and wine?  Several questions concerning dual-cultivation practices in inner alchemy

**At our Monday seminar [14:00 in Room 115] we will be reading the Guhyasamāja Tantra in Chinese and Tibetan, every other week.