Jacob Dalton

Jacob Dalton

Title
Khyentse Foundation Distinguished University Professor of Tibetan Buddhism
Department
Dept of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Dept of South and Southeast Asian Studies
Research Expertise and Interest
religion, ritual, Tibet, Buddhism, Tantra, Dunhuang
Research Description

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, 2023).

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