Gudrun Melzer

Gudrun Melzer studied Indian art history, Indology and Tibetology in Berlin and Munich. She was awarded her doctorate in 2007 at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, which included the translation and publication of several sermons of the Buddha from a unique birch-bark manuscript in Sanskrit. Since 2012, Melzer has been involved in the long-term project on the publication of Buddhist manuscripts from the Gandhāra region (present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan), which are among the oldest-known manuscripts of Buddhism.

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