Some Lankavatara Materials to warm up for new Red Pine Edition
The Lankavatara-Ratna-Sutram Sarva-Buddha-Pravacana-Hrdayam. Restored form The Lankavatara Sutra edited by Dr. Bunyu Nanjio, Otani University Press, Kyoto 1923, Revised with Annotations According to the Gunabhadra Chinese version by Gishin Tokiwa, Osaka, 2003.
This has evaporated from the net so my repost - the 4 fascicle edition:http://www.mediafire.com/?na2npqptraeti2h
The whole thing “chanted” in english by Christian Pecaut
14 mp3 files ( a chapter per file)http://www.archive.org/details/Lankavatara
Thirdly - an informative explication of the 1st paragraph of the first chapter by Tamarack Garlow - 30 minutes:http://www.archive.org/details/OpeningDiscussionOfTheLankavataraSutra
Fourthly - there is 7 parts of discussion of the Lanka on YouTube by Pierre Grimes “in the Platonic Tradition”
starting with http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9225-jtdm94
I haven’t watched this. Maybe YOU can review it!
AND a Lankavatara Resources page choke full of Buddhist stocking stuffers:http://lirs.ru/do/trans-lanka.html
May I “ho ho ho” heartily suggest you download these two pdf:
The Lankavatarasutra in Early Indian Madhyamaka Literature by Christian Lindtner, Copenhagen. Asiatiche Studien, XLV, 1 (1992), pp.244-279.
A Note on Vasubandhu and the Lankavatarasutra by Lambert Schmithausen, Hamburg. Asiatiche Studien, 46.1, 1992, pp.392-397.