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Dr Dylan Esler

Institution / Instelling:Center for Religious Studies (CERES), Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Institut Orientaliste (CIOL), Université catholique de Louvain
Contact:jampalde@yahoo.co.uk
Methodologieën / Methodologies:Filosofie / Philosophie, Godsdienstgeschiedenis / Histoire des religions, Literatuur / Littérature, Religion comparée / Vergelijkende godsdienst
Onderwerpen / Sujets:Ecrits Saints / Heilige Schriften, Mysticisme, Riten / Rites
Perioden / Périodes:Ca. 500 – ca. 1000 CE, Ca. 1000 – ca. 1500 CE
Regio's / Régions:Asie (algemene) / Azië (algemeen), Asie Centrale / Centraal-Azië
Grote tradities / Traditions majeures:Asie / Azië, Boeddhisme / Bouddhisme

Publicaties | Publications

Articles in peer review publications

• ‘The Fruition in a Comparative Perspective’, in Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, vol.40, 2017, pp.159-188.

• ‘Moving from the Conditioned towards the Ineffable: Referential Imaging and its Absence in Buddhist Meditation’, in Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses, vol.93:3, September 2017, pp.431-443.

• ‘L’Époque dynastique de l’empire tibétain’, in Acta Orientalia Belgica, vol.30 [= Dieux, génies, anges et démons dans les cultures orientales & Florilegium Indiae Orientalis, Jean-Marie Verpoorten in honorem (ed. Christophe Vielle, Christian Cannuyer & Dylan Esler), Bruxelles: Société Royale Belge d'Études Orientales], 2017, pp.241-252.

• ‘Traces of Abhidharma in the bSam-gtan mig-sgron (Tibet, Tenth Century)’, in Dessein, Bart, and Teng, Weijen (eds.), Text, History, and Philosophy: Abhidharma across Buddhist Scholastic Traditions, Leiden: Brill, 2016, pp.314-349.

• ‘Méditation graduelle au Tibet ancien’, in Les Cahiers Bouddhiques, no.8, January 2015, pp.97-121.

• ‘On the Life of gNubs-chen Sangs-rgyas ye-shes’, in Revue d’Études Tibétaines, no.29, April 2014, pp.5-27.

• ‘The Exposition of Atiyoga in gNubs-chen Sangs-rgyas ye-shes’ bSam-gtan mig-sgron’, in Revue d’Études Tibétaines, no.24 (Special issue), October 2012, pp.81-136.

• ‘Note d’oniromancie tibétaine : réflexions sur le Chapitre 4 du bSam-gtan mig-sgron de gNubs-chen sangs-rgyas ye-shes’, in Acta Orientalia Belgica, vol.25, 2012, pp.317-328.

 

Specialist articles

• – as translator (from Tibetan): Lopon P. Ogyan Tanzin, ‘Assessing the Greatness of Tibet’s Early Translations according to Rong-zom Mahāpaṇḍita’, in Temenos Academy Review, no.16, 2013, pp.21-42.

 • ‘Discovering Treasure: A Mode of Scriptural Revelation in the rNying-ma School of Tibetan Buddhism’, in Temenos Academy Review, no.15, 2012, pp.117-145.

• ‘rDzogs-chen and Heidegger: A Confluence of Thought or a Mistaken Conflation?’, in Roy, Prabitrakumar (ed.), Buddhism, World Culture and Human Values, Sarnath: CIHTS, 2009, pp.1-19.

• ‘The Light of “Perennial Philosophy” on the Study of Religion’, in Sophia, vol.13:1, Spring/Summer 2007, pp.81-113.

• ‘The Origins and Early History of rDzogs chen’, in The Tibet Journal, vol.30:3, Autumn 2005, pp.33-62.

 

Book reviews and general interest articles

• ‘The Vision of Unity and its Retrieval’, Ashford: The Temenos Academy, 2010, http://www.temenosacademy.org.uk/The-Vision-of-Unity.pdf

• ‘Entering the Hidden Land of Pemakö’, in The Middle Way, vol.83:2, August 2008, pp.95-104.

• ‘Le Mantra de Stockhausen’, in Kulturissimo, no.65, 14 février 2008, pp.34f.

• ‘L’approche tibétaine de le mort’, in Kulturissimo, no.63, 20 décembre 2007, pp.36f.

• ‘Review of Tadeusz Skorupski, Kriyāsaṃgraha: Compendium of Buddhist Rituals – An Abridged Version’, in Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, vol.67:2, 2004, pp.264f.

 

Books

Dieux, génies, anges et démons dans les cultures orientales & Florilegium Indiae Orientalis, Jean-Marie Verpoorten in honorem (ed. Christophe Vielle, Christian Cannuyer & Dylan Esler), Bruxelles: Société Royale Belge d'Études Orientales, 2017 (Acta Orientalia Belgica, vol.30).

(xxx, 402 pp.)

• Dudjom Rinpoche, The Bountiful Cow of Accomplishments: Directives for the Two Phases of the Profound Path of the Khandro Thugthig, Khye’u-chung Lotsāpa Translations (Edited by Lopon P. Ogyan Tanzin, translated by Dylan Esler), Norderstedt: BoD, 2015.

(xviii, 116 pp.: Tibetan text with English translation)

• Dudjom Lingpa / Dudjom Jikdral Yeshe Dorje, The Gladdening Laughter of the ākinī: The Activity Rite of the Terrifying Tamer of Demons, the Fierce Sihamukhā, Khye’u-chung Lotsāpa Translations (Edited by Lopon P. Ogyan Tanzin, translated by Dylan Esler and Nicolas Chong, with a Preface by Dr Jean-Luc Achard), Sarnath: NSWC, Central University of Tibetan Studies, 2011.

(xiv, 163 pp.: Tibetan text with English translation)