NEW TRANSLATION: ‘The Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen: Instructions to Gelong Rinchen’ by Karma Chagme, translated by Ina Bieler

As one of the  purposes of this website is also to promote and share the work of other female translators and scholars in the field, I wanted to share the great news that the first English translation of Karma Chagme’s text ‘The Union of Dzogchen and Mahamudra’ has been translated by Ina Bieler from Tibetan… Continue reading NEW TRANSLATION: ‘The Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen: Instructions to Gelong Rinchen’ by Karma Chagme, translated by Ina Bieler

Mind as vast as space: the question of giving and receiving of online empowerments

Yesterday, the Tibetan exile online news publication, Phayul, reported that the Tibetan exile government cabinet had issued a strong rebuke of a Tibetan Buddhist lama, Tulku Orgyan Tobgyal, as being ‘regrettable’ and ‘wrong’, for stating that empowerments cannot be given or taken online.  Although I have not heard or read the exact comments by this… Continue reading Mind as vast as space: the question of giving and receiving of online empowerments