Jinamitra (need dates) was an Indian pandit who travelled to Samye Monastery in Tibet at the time of Trisong Deutsen to engage in translation.[1] Jinamitra worked with Jnanagarbha and Devacandra along with other 'translators' (Tibetan: lotsawas), upon the Nirvana Sutra[2] (Tibetan: myang 'das kyi mdo).[3]


  1. Dharma Dictionary (2008). Jinamitra. Source: [1] (accessed: January 29, 2008)
  2. Hodge, Stephen (2004). Textual History of the Mahāyāna-mahāparinirvāna-sūtra. Source: [2] (accessed: January 29, 2008)
  3. Dharma Dictionary (2008). myang 'das kyi mdo. Source: [3] (accessed: January 29, 2008)

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