International Journal of Tantric Studies

Special Issue

Editorial Note by Enrica Garzilli

We want to celebrate our 6th year of IJTS publications with this special issue.

The paper we are publishing is titled Magically Storming the Gates of Buddhahood: Extensible Text Technology (XML/XSLT) as a Simulacrum for Research, by John Robert Gardner.

John Robert Gardner, PhD in Vedic Studies, is an XML Engineer at Emory University. He is currently writing a book with Zarella Rendon for Prentice-Hall: The Practical XSLT and XPath Handbook.

This issue will be free for 15 days.

I encourage you to submit publications, reviews, events, and suggestions of any kind, to

Enjoy the reading!