Translators

It’s very important that translators really come together as one harmonious unit to do the work for the present time and also for future generations.

Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoche

84000 Translators

Abhidhanottara Translation Project

  • Dr. David B. Gray, Santa Clara University
  • Peter-Daniel Szanto, University of Oxford
  • Shaman Hatley, Concordia University of Montreal
  • Olga Serbaeva, University of Zurich

Alexander Csoma de Kőrös Translation Group

  • Zsuzsa Majer, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
  • Krisztina Teleki, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)
  • Beáta Kakas
  • Karma Dorje (Rabjampa), Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

Annie Bien and team

  • Annie Bien, Columbia University
  • Geshe Dorji Damdul, Tibet House
  • Dr. Paul Hackett, Columbia University, International Buddhist College
  • Dr. Robert Thurman, Columbia University
  • Dr. Shrikant Bahulkar, University of Pune
  • Dr. Bo Jiang, Columbia University
  • Leslie Kriesel, Columbia University Press
  • Marcus Bingenheimer, Temple University

Anne Burchardi and team

  • Dr. Anne Burchardi, University of Copenhagen
  • Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche, Danakosha Dharma Center
  • Dr. Ulrich Pagel, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

Bhaiṣajyavastu Translation Team

  • Dr. Fumi Yao, The University of Tokyo
  • Shayne Clarke, McMaster University
  • Gregory Schopen, University of California
  • Masahiro Shimoda, The University of Tokyo

Blazing Wisdom Translation Group

  • Virginia Blum, Drikung Kagyu Institute
  • Khenpo Sonam Tobgyal Rinpoche, Riwoche Tibetan Buddhist Temple
  • Tulku Sherdor Rinpoche, Blazing Wisdom Institute
  • Meghan Howard, UC Berkeley

Bruno Galasek-Hul and Team

  • Bruno Galasek-Hul, Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley
  • Roxanne Sooshani
  • Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche, Ewam Choden Tibetan Buddhist Center,
  • Sakyapa Tibetan Buddhist Center
  • Anna Staubly

Buddhavacana Translation Group

  • Gregory Forgues, University of Vienna
  • Khenpo Konchok Tamphel, Songtsen Library
  • Khenpo Mriti, Karmapa International Buddhist Institute
  • Rolf Scheuermann, University of Vienna
  • Casey Kemp, University of Vienna
  • Dennis Johnson, University of Vienna Library
  • Honza Dolensky, University of Vienna
  • Xie Zhuoran, University of Vienna

Dakarnava Translation Project

  • Dr. David B. Gray, Santa Clara University
  • Doboom Tulku Rinpoche
  • Olga Serbaeva, University of Zurich
  • Iain Sinclair
  • Tsunehiko Sugiki, Kaichi International University

Dharmachakra Translation Committee

  • Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Gyaltsen, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Pema Gyaltsen, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Pema Namgyal, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Lodro Rabsal, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Tsondru Sangpo, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Trogpa Tulku, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Urgyen Tenpel, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Lama Tenzin Sangpo, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Karma Ozer Lama, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
  • Dr. Andreas Doctor, Rangjung Yeshe Institiute/Kathmandu University
  • Dr. James Duncan Gentry, Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Kathmandu University
  • Dr. Joseph McClennan
  • Dr. Mattia Salvini, Mahidol University
  • Dr. Thomas Doctor, Kathmandu University
  • Ven. Ani Jinpa (Eugenie De Jong)
  • Alex Yiannopoulos, Emory University
  • Anders Bjornback
  • Anna Zilman, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Benjamin Collet-Cassard, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Benjamin Ewing, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Catherine Dalton, UC Berkeley
  • Chloe Cramer, Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Zangdok Palri Institute
  • Daniel Patrick McNamara, Emory University
  • Guillaume Avertin
  • Heidi Koppl
  • Jordi Roig, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Joseph Mark McClellan
  • Lowell Cook, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Luke P Hanley, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Mattia Salvini, Mahidol University
  • Michelle J. Sorenson, West Carolina University
  • Miguel Fares Sawaya, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Nika Jovic, University of Vienna
  • Oriani Lavole, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Rikke Siggard
  • Ryan Damron, UC Berkeley/Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California
  • Timothy Hinkle
  • Wiesiek Mical, Kathmandu University
  • Yanneke Jitta, Rangjung Yeshe Institute
  • Zachary Beer, UC Berkeley

Dharmasagara Translation Group

  • Raktrul Ngawang Kunga Rinpoche (Pema Dorjee), Dzongsar Khyentse
  • Chökyi Lodrö Institute
  • Rebecca Hufen, Khyentse Center for Tibetan Buddhist Textual Scholarship
  • Jason Sanche, Siddhartha’s Intent
  • Shanshan Jia, University of Hamburg
  • Arne Schelling, Siddhartha’s Intent
  • Dr. David Jackson
  • Dr. Gareth Sparham

Four Reliances Translations

  • David Rawson, Sera Jey Monastic University
  • Geshe Yama Rinchen, Sera Jey Monastic University
  • Karma Samten, Sera Jey Monastic University
  • Russell Shipman, Waikato Compassion Meditation Centre
  • Bjarke Aage

Gangtok Translation Group

  • Thomas Cruijsen, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
  • Khenpo Chowang, Sikkim Institute of Higher Nyingma Studies
  • Tashi Tenzing, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

Garchen Buddhist Institute

  • H.E. Garchen Rinpoche, Garchen Buddhist Institute
  • Ven. Lama Gape, Garchen Buddhist Institute
  • Khenpo Könchog Mönlam, Jangchubling, Dehradun
  • Khenmo Trinlay Chödrön, Tibetan Meditation Center
  • Ven. Lobsang Norbu Shastri, Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS)
  • Ven. Könchog Tharchin, Tibetan Meditation Center
  • Ven. Master Jian Deng, Chung Tai Chan Monastery
  • Khenpo Gawang, Pema Karpo Meditation Center
  • Khenpo Samdrub, Gar Drolma Choling Buddhist Center
  • Ina Bieler, Garchen Buddhist Institute
  • Catherine J. Ondek, Rigdzin Dharma Foundation
  • Dr. Kay Candler, St. Joseph’s University
  • Prof. Dr. Sumanapala Galmangoda, Postgraduate Institute of Pali and
  • Buddhist Studies

Karen Liljenberg and team

  • Dr. Karen Liljenberg
  • Dr. Ulrich Pagel, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

Karma Gyaltsen Ling

  • Maurizio Pontiggia (Lama Tsering Wangchuk), Thessaloniki Buddhist Center ‘Karma Gyaltsen Ling’
  • Chryse Tringos-Allen, Perrotis College, American Farm School
  • Dr. Ariadni Gerouki, Thessaloniki Buddhist Center ‘Karma Gyaltsen Ling’

Khyentse Foundation Buddhist Traslation Studies, University of Vienna

  • Professor Klaus-Dieter Mathes, University of Vienna
  • Khenpo Konchok Tamphel, Songtsen Library
  • Dennis Johnson, University of Vienna Library

Kirtimukha Translation Team

  • Celso Wilkinson, Naropa University
  • Laura Goetz, Naropa University
  • Dr. William James Giddings
  • L.S. Summer, Naropa University

Lochung Translation Committee

  • Cuilan Liu, Ludwig-Maximillian University of Munich
  • Andrew Francis, Wisdom Publications
  • Jamyang Rinchen, The Office of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Lokaksi Translator Group

  • Ruth Gamble, Australian National University
  • Harmony DenRonden, Australian National University
  • John Powers
  • Tenzin Ringpapontsang, Sakya College, Australian National University

Mañjughoṣa Translation Project Leipzig

  • Rolf Scheuermann, University of Leipzig / Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Stefan Schley, University of Leipzig
  • Lopön Tsöndrü, Karmapa International Buddhist Institute, New Delhi
  • Lewis Doney, British Museum
  • Per Kjeld Sørensen, University of Leipzig

Nalanda Translation Committee

  • Scott Wellenbach
  • Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen, Naropa
  • Larry Mermelstein
  • Jacqueline Connaughton
  • Jessie Litven
  • Ryan Jones
  • David Birch
  • Andy Karr
  • Linda Lewis
  • Robert Vogler

Padmakara Translation Group

  • Pema Wangyal Rinpoche, Association du Centre d’Etudes de Chanteloube
  • Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche, Association du Centre d’Etudes de Chanteloube
  • Dr. John Canti, Padmakara Translation Group
  • Dr. Gyurme Dorje, University of London
  • Charles Hastings
  • Sangseraima Ujeed, Oxford University
  • Patrick Carré, Tsadra

Peter Roberts and team

  • Dr. Peter Alan Roberts
  • Emily Bower, Shambhala International Community
  • Guilaine Mala, University of Oxford
  • Yeshe Tulku, Sakya Monastery
  • Geoff Picus
  • Ling-Lung Chen, Thrangu Dharmakara Translation Committee
  • Prof. Peter Skilling

Ratnaśrī Translation Group

  • His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang, Drikung Kagyu Institute
  • Khenpo Konchok Tamphel, Songtsen Library, Drikung Kagyu Institute
  • Khenpo Konchok Sherab, Songtsen Library
  • Acharya Shanta Kumar Negi, Private Office of His Holiness Drikung
  • Kyabgön Chetsang
  • Dr. Kay Candler, St. Joseph’s University ELS

Robert Mayer and team

  • Dr. Robert Mayer, University of Oxford
  • Dr. Cathy Cantwell, University of Oxford
  • Khenpo Gyurme Tsultrim, Shechen Shedra
  • Ven. Changling Rinpoche, Shechen Monastery
  • Lopon P. Ogyan Tanzin, Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS)
  • Lama Kunzang Dorje, Jangsa Gompa
  • Prof. Vesna Wallace, UC Santa Barbara

Robert Miller and team

  • Robert Miller, Lhundrub Chime Gatsal Ling
  • Diana Finnegan (Ven. Lhundup Damchö)
  • Dr. Fumi Yao, McMaster University
  • Haiyan Hu-von Hinüber, Konfuzius-Institutan der Universität Freiburg
  • Matthew Wuethrich, University of Jyväskylä
  • Maurice Ozaine, Konfuzius-Institutan der Universität Freiburg
  • Geshé Tséwang Nyima, Drepung Loseling
  • Geshé Rinchen Ngödrup, Sera Je Monastery

Sakya Pandita Translation Group

(Tsechen Kunchab Ling and International Buddhist Academy)

  • Ven. Khenpo Kalsang Gyaltsen, Tsechen Kunchab Ling
  • Ven. Dr. Khenpo Ngawang Jorden, International Buddhist Academy
  • Rev. Dr. Chodrung Kunga, Vassar College/Tsechen Kunchab Ling
  • Ven. Lama Jampa Losal, International Buddhist Academy
  • Dr. C. Upender Rao, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • Yangchen Dolkar Tsatultsang, International Buddhist Academy
  • Ven. Jampa Tenzing Bhutia, International Buddhist Academy
  • Ven. Tashi Sangpo, International Buddhist Academy
  • Ven. Ngawang Tenzin Gurung, International Buddhist Academy
  • Christian Bernert, Institute for Buddhist Studies
  • Emma T. Cobb, University of Vienna
  • Julia C. Stenzel, International Buddhist Academy

Sarasvatī Translation Team

  • Dr. Shenghai Li, Fudan University
  • Zhuo Siyu, Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT)
  • Steven Rhodes
  • Eleanor Brunnen

Sonam Tsering and team

  • Sonam Tsering, Columbia University
  • Norzin Dolma

Steven Weinberger and team

  • Steven Weinberger, University of Virginia, UMA Institute of Tibetan Studies
  • James Duncan Gentry, Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Kathmandu University

Tenpa Tsering and team

  • Tenpa Tsering, Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS)
  • Khentrul Gyurme Dorje, Mindroling Monastery Clement Town
  • Davis A. Baltz, Sarnath International Nyingma Institute

The Norwegian Institute of Palaeography and Historical Philology (PHI)

  • Jens Braarvig, University of Oslo
  • David Welsh
  • Fredrik Liland, University of Oslo
  • Andrew Skilton, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London

Tibetan Classics Translators Guild of New York

  • Dr. Geshe Lozang Jamspal, International Buddhist College, Columbia University (ret.)
  • Kaia Fischer, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York
  • Norman Guberman, independent scholar
  • Dr. David R. Kittay, Tibet House US, Columbia University
  • Erin Sperry, Columbia University

UCSB Buddhist Studies Translation Group

  • Jake Nagasawa, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Michael Ium,
  • Jed Forman,
  • Erdene Baatar Erdene-Ochir, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Jaakko Takkinen, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • José I.Cabezón, University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Calgary Buddhist Studies

  • James B. Apple, Ph.D., University of Calgary
  • Shinobu A. Apple,Ph.D., University of Calgary

University of Toronto

  • Prof. Frances Garrett, University of Toronto
  • Khenpo Kunga Sherab, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Gareth Sparham, University of Michigan
  • Ben Wood, University of Toronto
  • Amanda Goodman, University of Toronto

University of the West

  • Dr. Joshua Capitanio, University of the West
  • Victor Gabriel, University of the West
  • Dr. Miroj Shakya, University of the West

Vikramashila Translation House

  • Samantha Hung, Dipa Foundation / UCLA
  • H.H. the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Drikung Kagyu Institute
  • Khenpo Nyima Gyaltsen, Kagyu College
  • Nubpa Rinpoche, Rinchen Ling Monastery
  • Khenpo Konchok Monlam, Kagyu College
  • Tracy Howard, Columbia University
  • Meghan Howard, UC Berkeley
  • Ven. Konchog Tharcin, Tibetan Meditation Center
  • Ven. Master Jian Deng, Chung Tai Chan Monastery
  • Kay Candler, St. Joseph’s University
No. of Teams
43 teams

No. of Translators
222 translators

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(Information updated on: August 5, 2018)

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