Janet Gyatso

Janet Gyatso is the Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies at Harvard University’s Divinity School, and author of Apparitions of the Self and Women in Tibet. She is past president of the International Association of Tibetan Studies and the current co-chair of the Buddhism Section of the American Academy of Religion.

Recent Articles

Thanks to Gene Smith

A reflection on the late Gene Smith, who dedicated his life to preserving Tibet’s literary heritage, and played a key role in its survival.

That Was Then, This Is Now

The eight heavy rules are the result of historical and social circumstances, explains Buddhist scholar Janet Gyatso—and times have changed.