Jain Tantra: The Jvālāmālinīkalpa and Bhairavapadmāvatīkalpa

, December 3, 2012

In the medieval period, the Jains developed their own fascinating traditions of Mantra Śāstra, including useful sources that are closely related to the Gāruḍa and Bhūta Tantras. I am pleased to be able to offer digital etexts of the Jvālāmālinīkalpa (input by Aaron Ullrey) and its descendent, the Bhairavapadmāvatīkalpa (input by Michael Slouber).  The former […]


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Review of My Dissertation

, November 28, 2012

My doctoral dissertation was recently reviewed by Dr. Dagmar Wujastyk.   The review is available at the following website: http://dissertationreviews.org/archives/2081.


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यमाताराजभानसलगाः (yamātārājabhānasalagāḥ)

, February 3, 2010

A handy mnemonic device for the gaṇas of Sanskrit meter. (taught to me by SDV)


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