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The Relation of the Saccasaṅkhepaṭīkā Called Sāratthasālinī to the Vinayavinicchayaṭīkā Called Vinayasāratthasandīpanī

Petra Kieffer-Pülz
petra.kieffer-puelz@adwmainz.de
Academy of Sciences and Literature, Mainz
Germany

Petra Kieffer-Pülz is Senior Researcher at the Akademie der Wissenschaften und Literatur Mainz with the German Research Foundation project 'The dispute concerning the legal validity of the Buddhist monastic boundary (sīmā) of Balapiṭiya in Sri Lanka in the nineteenth century CE' (Der Streit um die Rechtsgültigkeit der buddhistischen Gemeindegrenze (sīmā) von Balapiṭiya in Sri Lanka im 19. Jh.). She is an internationally renowned expert in the study of Buddhist monastic law and Pāli literature, having published Die Sīmā (Reimer, 1992), Sīmāvicāraṇa (Fragile Palm Leaves Foundation, 2011), Verlorene Gaṇṭhipadas (Harrassowitz, 2013), and numerous articles relating to these areas, as well as co-editing ten books.