Professor Simmons gives plenary address at conference in Sanchi, India.

December 19th, 2018
Simmons speaking at conference

Professor Simmons delivered a plenary address at The Dharma/Dhamma International Conference on Shaktatantra at Sanchi University of Buddhist-Indic Studies in Sanchi, India.

His address was titled "Navārṇa Mantra and Meaning: Bhāskararāya's Interpretation of a Śrīvidyā Mantra" and examined how the 18th-century Śrīvidyā scholar Bhāskararāya understood the relationship between mantra and meaning in his Guptavatī, a commentary on the Devī Māhātmya.

For more information on the conference, click here.