Yael Bentor

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Yael Bentor is a senior lecturer of Indian and Tibetan Studies in the departments of Comparative Religion and Asian Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  Her current research interests are the dynamics of the evolution of tantric traditions in Tibet during the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries, focusing on the creation stage of the Guhyasamāja Tantra.  She is the author (with Penpa Dorjee) of The Essence of the Ocean of Attainments: Explanation of the Creation Stage of the Guhyasamāja, King of All Tantras (AIBS, 2013) and A Classical Tibetan Reader: Selections from Renowned Works with Custom Glossaries (Wisdom, 2013).