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Posted on Friday, February 23, 2007
Tricycle: Found in Translation
by Yong Peng (ypong001(a)yahoo.com) [AUS:IP logged]

Dr. Peter Masefield belongs to that rare breed of scholars who thrive on translating ancient Buddhist texts into English. An Englishman from Birmingham who has spent much of his adult life in Asia and Australia, Dr. Masefield has translated a number of texts for the Pali Text Society, the Oxford-based organization that pioneered the study and translation of Theravada Buddhist texts in the West over a hundred years ago. His translations include the commentary on...

http://www.tricycle.com/issues/tricycle/16_3/interview/3751-1.html

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