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Jinamitra was an Indian pandita who travelled to Samye in the Tibetan Empire to engage in translation, at the time of Trisong Detsen, in the sixth century CE.[1] Jinamitra worked with Jnanagarbha and Devacandra to translate the Mahāyāna Mahāparinirvāṇa Sūtra[2] and was a famous lotsawa "translator".[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)