Snellgrove, David L(lewellyn)
SNELLGROVE, David L(lewellyn)
SNELLGROVE, David L(lewellyn). British, b. 1920. Genres: Cultural/ Ethnic topics, Theology/Religion. Career: University of London, London, England, lecturer, 1950-60, reader, 1960-74, professor of Tibetan Studies, 1974-82, professor emeritus, 1982-. Founding director of Institute of Tibetan Studies, Tring, Hertfordshire, England, 1966-82. Publications: Buddhist Himalaya, 1957; The Hevajra Tantra (2 vols), 1959; Himalayan Pilgrimage, 1961, as Himalayan Pilgrimage: A Study of Tibetan Religion by a Traveller through Western Nepal, 1989; The Nine Ways of Bon, 1967; (with H.E. Richardson) A Cultural History of Tibet, 1968; (with T. Skorupski) The Cultural Heritage of Ladakh, Vol I: Central Ladakh, 1979, Vol II: Zangskar and the Cave Temples of Ladakh, 1980; Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: Indian Buddhists and Their Tibetan Successors, 1987; Asian Commitment: Studies of Travels in the Indian Sub-Continent and South East Asia, 2000; Khmer Civilization and Angker, 2001. EDITOR: (and trans.) Four Lamas of Dolpo, 1967; (and contrib.) The Image of the Buddha, 1978, 1979. Contributor to encyclopedias and periodicals. Address: Via Matteo Gay 26/7, 10066 Torre Pellice, Italy.