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པྲ་ཛྙཱ་བརྨ། | Glossary of Terms

    པྲ་ཛྙཱ་བརྨ།

    pra dz+nyA barma

    Prajñā­varman

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Publications: 22
Translation by Gyurme Dorje
  • Prajñāvarman
  • ཤེས་རབ་གོ་ཆ།
  • shes rab go cha
  • Prajñāvarman

Indian paṇḍita (fl. ninth century).

Translation by Peter Alan Roberts
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA barma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Benjamin Ewing
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲ་ཛྙ་བར་མ།
  • pra dz+nya bar ma
  • Prajñāvarman

A Bengali Buddhist writer who lived during the reigns of King Gopāla I of Bengal (750–75 ᴄᴇ) and King Trisong Detsen of Tibet (775–97 ᴄᴇ), under whose auspices he came to Tibet. He contributed to the translation of seventy-seven Buddhist works from Sanskrit into Tibetan and is the author of three commentaries preserved in the Tengyur.

Translation by Andreas Doctor · Zachary Beer · Thomas Doctor
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲ་ཛྙཱ་བར་མ།
  • pra dza+nyA bar ma
  • prajñāvarma

Indian scholar and translator of the sūtra. He lived during the eighth century and came to Tibet on the invitation of King Trisong Detsen. He contributed to the translation of 77 Buddhist works from Sanskrit into Tibetan during his stay in Tibet.

Translation by Dr. Thomas Doctor · James Gentry
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་ཝར་མ།
  • pradz+nyA war ma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian preceptor.

Translation by Miguel Sawaya · Luke Hanley
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA barma
  • Prajñāvarman

A Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet at the invitation of the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tengyur (bstan ’gyur).

Translation by Timothy Hinkle · Ryan Damron · Dr. Andreas Doctor
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲ་ཛྙཱ་ཝར་མ།
  • pra dz+nyA war ma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late 8th / early 9th centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Timothy Hinkle
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲ་ཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pra dz+nyA barma
  • Prajñāvarman

A Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth/early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Khenpo Konchok Tamphel
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA barma
  • Prajñāvarman

Indian paṇḍita and translator.

Translation by Khenpo Konchok Tamphel
  • Prajñā­varman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA barma
  • Prajñā­varman

An Indian Bengali preceptor resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tengyur collection.

Translation by Ani Jinpa Palmo
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradz+ny+A barma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲ་ཛྙཱ་བར་མ།
  • pra dz+nyA bar ma
  • Prajñāvarman

A Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth/early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet at the invitation of the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries included in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Anna Zilman · Adam Krug
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་ཝརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA warma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth/early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Miguel Sawaya
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA barma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian preceptor resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries.

Translation by Rebecca Hufen · Shanshan Jia · Jason Sanche
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradza+nyA barma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian scholar and translator of the eighth to the ninth century who translated, in collaboration with other Indian and Tibetan scholars, about eighty texts of the Kangyur into Tibetan. He also composed commentaries that are preserved in the Tengyur.

Translation by Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་ཝརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA warma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late 8th to early 9th centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Ina Bieler
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA barma
  • Prajñāvarman

Indian paṇḍit who translated and edited (among others) the sūtra Purification of Karmic Obscurations.

Translation by Yanneke Josephus Jitta
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་བར་མ།
  • pradz+nyA bar ma
  • Prajñāvarman

Prajñāvarman was a Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. He arrived in Tibet at the invitation of the Tibetan king Trisong Detsen (khri srong lde btsan, 742–ca. 800 ᴄᴇ) and assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He also authored a few philosophical commentaries himself, which were later included in the Tibetan Tengyur collection.

Translation by Chloé Cramer · Ben Ewing · Lowell Cook · Oriane Lavole
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲ་ཛྙཱ་བར་མ།
  • pra dz+nyA bar ma
  • Prajñāvarman

An Indian Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Laura Dainty
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲཛྙཱ་ཝརྨ།
  • pradz+nyA war+ma
  • Prajñāvarman

A Bengali preceptor resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. Arriving in Tibet by invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.

Translation by Bhikṣuṇī Thubten Damcho
  • Prajñāvarman
  • པྲ་ཛྙ་ཝ་རྨ།
  • pra dz+nya wa rma
  • Prajñāvarman

Prajñāvarman was a Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late eighth and early ninth centuries. He arrived in Tibet at the invitation of the Tibetan king Trisong Detsen (khri srong lde btsan, r. 742–ca. 800 ᴄᴇ) and assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He also authored a few philosophical commentaries himself, which were later included in the Tengyur.

Translation by Mattia Salvini
  • Prajñā­varman
  • པྲ་ཛྙཱ་བརྨ།
  • pra dz+nyA barma
  • Prajñā­varman

A Bengali paṇḍita resident in Tibet during the late 8th and early 9th centuries. Arriving in Tibet on an invitation from the Tibetan king, he assisted in the translation of numerous canonical scriptures. He is also the author of a few philosophical commentaries contained in the Tibetan Tengyur (bstan ’gyur) collection.