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Lara E Braitstein


Associate Professor, Indo-Tibetan Buddhism

Education

MA McGill University
PhD McGill University

Field(s) of specialization

Tibetan and South Asian Buddhism; Poetics; Hagiography; Siddha Traditions

Courses

  • RELG 264 Introductory Tibetan 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • RELG 342 Theravada Buddhist Literature 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • RELG 344 Mahayana Buddhism 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • RELG 369 Tibetan Buddhism 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • RELG 453 Vajrayana Buddhism 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • RELG 464 Advanced Tibetan 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • RELG 558 Indian Tantric Traditions 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • RELG 560 Buddhist Poetry 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

Current projects

  • Saraha's Adamantine Songs: a translation and analysis of Saraha's vajra gītikā 
  • Recovering the Red Crown: a study of the 10th Shamarpa Chodrup Gyatso (SSHRC funded)

Publications

  • The Path to Awakening, translated and edited by Lara Braitstein (Motilal Banarsidass 2009)

Contact information

Birks Building
3520 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2A7

lara [dot] braitstein [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)