Donald S. Lopez Jr.

Donald S. Lopez Jr. holds a PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia, where he specialized in Tibetan Buddhism. As a Fulbright scholar in India, he studied Mādhyamika philosophy with leading Tibetan scholars. After teaching in the Department of Religion at Middlebury College, he is now Chair of the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Michigan. He is the author of numerous books on Buddhism and Tibet, including Elaborations on Emptiness and The Heart Sutra Explained.

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SNOW LION NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

Changing Minds

The following article is from the Spring, 2001 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. Contributions to the Study of Buddhism and Tibet In Honor of Jeffrey Hopkins edited by Guy Newland...
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Don Lopez: Why Study Svatantrika?

The following article is from the Spring, 1987 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. In the Lankavatara Sutra the Buddha says: My dharma is of two types: Advice and philosophy. To children...
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