Butön Rinchen Drup

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Butön Rinchen Drup

Butön Rinchen Drup (Tib. བུ་སྟོན་རིན་ཆེན་གྲུབ་, Wyl. bu ston rin chen grub) (1290-1364) — a great scholar of the Sarma tradition who compiled the Tibetan Buddhist canon (Kangyur). His lineage is called Shalupa after the name of the place where he mostly resided, Shalu Monastery, near Shigatsé in Central Tibet. His personal writings include a celebrated history of Buddhism (Tib. བུ་སྟོན་ཆོས་བྱུང་, Wyl. bu ston chos byung), which he wrote in 1322 or 1323.

Further Reading

  • Bu sTon, History of Buddhism in India and Tibet, translated by E. Obermiller, Sri Satguru, 1932
  • Buton Rinchen Drup , Buton's History of Buddhism in India and Its Spread to Tibet: A Treasury of Priceless Scripture, translated by Lisa Stein and Ngawang Zangpo, Snow Lion 2013, ISBN 978-1559394130
  • D. S. Ruegg, The Life Of Bu Ston Rin Po Che: With The Tibetan Text Of The Bu Ston Rnam Thar, Roma, Instituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente, 1966
  • Dratshadpa Rinchen Namgyal, A Handful of Flowers: A Brief Biography of Buton Rinchen Drub, Library of Tibetan Works and Archives
  • Kurtis R. Schaeffer, 'A Letter to the Editors of the Buddhist Canon in Fourteenth-Century Tibet: The "Yig mkhan rnams la gdams pa" of Bu ston Rin chen grub' in Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 124, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 2004), pp. 265-281

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