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Buddhadharma : Spring 2011
buddhadharma: the practitioner’s quarterly spring 2 0 11 60 literary treasures and his dedication to making Tibetan litera- ture universally accessible. Smith had extensive knowledge of Tibetan religious history, and provided generous assistance to scholars worldwide for more than forty years. Smith died in December at his New York City home. His passing was likely connected to several heart-related incidents he suffered during a trip to South Asia. At the time of his death, Smith was the senior research scholar at the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC), an online digital library and bibliographical resource for the study of Tibetan litera- ture that he founded in 1999. At the heart of this collection, GeNe SmiTH was an academic maverick and preeminent pioneer of Tibetan Studies who singlehandedly preserved for posterity the vast heritage of Tibet’s texts on philosophy, his- tory, and culture. For decades, he had been recognized by scholars around the world as the de facto dean of Tibetan Studies and held in the highest regard due to his extraordinary accomplishments in protecting and sharing Tibet’s imperiled markdiamondamyjohnston Gene Smith dedicated his life to preserving Tibet’s literary heritage, and played a key role in its survival. In December he passed away, at the age of seventy-four. janet gyatso remembers the man and his historic contribution. Janet Gyatso is Hershey Professor of Buddhist studies at Harvard University and on the board of the tibetan Buddhist Resource Center. she first met Gene smith in India in 1974 when she was beginning her doctoral dissertation on thangtong Gyalpo. Gene Smith at work at the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center in his former apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2002 Thanks to Gene Smith