Kareem James Abu-Zeid: Expansive Translations: Approaches to Buddhist and Sufi Texts
The Center for South Asia Spring Lecture Series 2022
Thursday, April 28, 2022
206 Ingraham Hall
What makes for an effective translation of texts with a decidedly spiritual bent? Are particular translational approaches needed to more effectively translate spiritual texts? And if certain texts are said to have the quality of spiritual transmission, how can that possibly be conveyed in a translation?