I was lucky enough to see this: http://gunafoundation.org/portfolio/lotv/
on KQED a few weeks ago,
and I thought it was so interesting that I got the companion book: http://shop.dharmapublishing.com/products/light-of-the-valley
out from the library.
I just wanted to call attention to it, because I hadn't realized what an incredible and mind-bogglingly challenging project this was, really amazing. I was particularly impressed by Tarthang Tulku's daughter, Tsering Gellek, who oversaw the project, see: http://www.berkeleyside.com/2011/08/24/berkeley-group-restores-2000-year-old-place-of-worship/
Note that, in the higher tantras, there is talk of a self and an I, even though in the lower teachings the absence of self and the absence of I is what is always proclaimed. - Tony Duff
If we have to have a soul, it might as well be vidya, it is after all, permanent, unconditioned, a knower, stainless, and free from the three realms. But If we don't have to have one, vidya still has these characteristics. It is our essenceless essence. - a certain Gemini
To educate the educated is notoriously difficult. - Jacques Barzun