Torricelli, F.

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Fabrizio Torricelli
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Fabrizio Torricelli spent several study stays at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives of Dharamsala (LTWA), India. He has been an associate member of the Italian Institute for Africa and the Orient (IsIAO) since 1996, consultant in a manuscript preservation and cataloguing project of the manuscripts preserved in the Tucci Tibetan fund of the IsIAO (1999–2004), and in the reorganization of the reference room of the IsIAO library (2003–2004). He has taught courses on Tibetan culture in the IsIAO schools (1999–2004). His research is mainly focused on the Indo-Tibetan texts providing documentary evidence of the philosophical thought and the ascetic techniques in use amongst the Buddhist siddhas in the centuries spanning from the first and the second millennium. He has recently completed a book on the Bengali siddha Tilopā, which has been published by the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives. (Source Accessed October 10, 2019 and Lightly Modified)

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  • Torricelli, Fabrizio. Tilopā: A Buddhist Yogin of the Tenth Century. Dharamsala, India: Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, 2019.
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