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Jacob Dalton

Tibetan Program + Buddhist Studies + South and Southeast Asian Studies
Khyentse Foundation Distinguished Professor

Jacob Dalton, Khyentse Foundation Distinguished Professor in Tibetan Buddhism, works on tantric ritual, Nyingma religious history, and the Dunhuang manuscripts.  He is co-author of Tibetan Tantric Manuscripts from Dunhuang: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Stein Collection at the British Library (Brill, 2006) and author of The Taming of the Demons: Violence and Liberation in Tibetan Buddhism (Yale University Press, 2011), Through the Eyes of the Compendium of Intentions: The History of a Tibetan Ritual Tradition (Columbia University Press, 2016), and Conjuring the Buddha: Ritual Manuals in Early Tantric Buddhism (Columbia University Press, forthcoming).