Jacob Dalton

Jacob Dalton

Khyentse Foundation Distinguished University Professor in Tibetan Buddhism

(510) 642-3037

Office address:  3114 Dwinelle Hall

M.A. and Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2002
B.A. Marlboro College, 1993

Research interests:
Jacob Dalton 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).

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