Philology

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Artwork of A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses, Part 12 of 12

The final passage in A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses is very unique—it is quite possibly the only example in world history that a...

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Artwork of A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses, Part 11 of 12

Chapter 11 illuminates the Tantric “goddess of desire” Kāmeśvarī. Her chapter in A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses differs from all...

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Artwork of A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses, Part 3 of 12

This next line drawing created for A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses is Kauśikī, a girl-form of the Great Goddess who fends for her...

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Interview with Raj Balkaran: A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses

Click the image above to listen to a recent interview on A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses that I did with Raj Balkaran for New Boo...

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Support my Tantric Medicine Book Project

I have launched a project page on Kickstarter to help me get my book on the Gāruḍam medical tradition finalized and sent to a publ...

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Review of My Dissertation

My doctoral dissertation was recently reviewed by Dr. Dagmar Wujastyk. The review is available at DissertationReviews.org....

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An Important Distinction

Viṣṇubhaktagaruḍa with Malla king in Bhaktapur I am usually thrilled to be able to work with old manuscripts. The older it is, the...

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Lightbulb Moment

Clip from my MA edition of the 9th chapter of the Kriyākālaguṇottara. Shows what I had marked as a corrupt pāda. When I was editin...

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Critical Edition Typesetting Notes

This is how my source file looked two years ago. What a mess! Luckily the results are the same once you compile the PDF, see below...