Ashoka Translation Grant Award by Khyentse Foundation for Innate Kalacakra Project

Good news for Dharma translation, am happy to share the news that the Khyentse Foundation have awarded an Ashoka Translation Grant for my forthcoming Innate Kalacakra project. It was a very pleasant and unexpected surprise as the application round is very competitive for such grants. The first year of the project will focus on translating… Continue reading Ashoka Translation Grant Award by Khyentse Foundation for Innate Kalacakra Project

New translation project: 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche’s Shentong Commentary on the Third Karmapa’s ‘Mahamudra Aspiration Prayer’

Have recently been staying and spending significant time at Benchen Monastery, Pharping Nepal attending the teachings and Vajrakilaya Drubchen led by HE 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche. While I was there, I had the good fortune and timing to offer Rinpoche a personal copy of Taranatha’s Commentary on the Heart Sutra just before he was about… Continue reading New translation project: 10th Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche’s Shentong Commentary on the Third Karmapa’s ‘Mahamudra Aspiration Prayer’

The Life and Works of Tsen Khawoche: Founder of ‘the Meditative Tradition’ and Tibetan ‘Empty-of-Other’

Inspired by the new English translation of a biography of 11th century Tibetan master, Tsen Khawoche (བཙན་ཁ་བོ་ཆེ།, btsan kha bo che, b. 1021), by Alexander Gardner, published online by Treasury of Lives, I decided to write a  short post about this great Tibetan scholar, master and translator who was an extremely important and influential figure for… Continue reading The Life and Works of Tsen Khawoche: Founder of ‘the Meditative Tradition’ and Tibetan ‘Empty-of-Other’

New Website Domain and Donations page

Dear Dharma friends and supporters, I am happy to announce a new website domain, www.shentongkalacakra.com, to more accurately represent the non-sectarian (ris med) nature of the teachings and also of this website. If you follow this website, please make a note. Also, as a poor Dharma translator, I am completely reliant on donors and sponsors… Continue reading New Website Domain and Donations page