In order to produce a reader-friendly text, I have dropped silent Tibetan letters when discussing key terms and persons, though full spellings using the Wylie transliteration system appear in parentheses the first time a name or term is used.
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Publication information: Book title: Courtesans and Tantric Consorts: Sexualities in Buddhist Narrative, Iconography and Ritual. Contributors: Serinity Young - Author. Publisher: Routledge. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2003. Page number: xix.
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