Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Eminent Tibetan Tulku visits Bodleian Tibetan Collection

On Thursday 22 June, 2017, 
His Holiness Gyalwang Drukchen Rinpoche 
paid a visit to Weston Library, 
where the Tibetan collection of manuscripts and xylographs 
held by the Bodleian Library are lodged.

Dr Gillian Evison, Head of Oriental Collections, welcomed him.

and in the Blackwell Hall:

Dr Evison, Gyalwa Drukchen, Professor Ulrike Roesler

After a brief overview of the collection - 
Capt Samuel Turner's scroll, the Schlagintweit Collection, 
and donations from the Indian Government
WY Evans-Wentz, FW Thomas, 
MV Aris, H Richardson, J Stapleton-Driver -

Rinpoche saw a selection of texts relating to
 the 'Brug pa (Drukpa) lineage and the Ladakh area.

An excellent visit!

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