Author Archives: anne

Cutting, Carving, and Communicating: Efforts of Past & Present Translators

Huang Jing Rui, Executive Director of 84000, invites supporters to remember the immense hardship endured by translators of the past.
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Questions for a Not-So-Old Lady

Meet 84000 translator Yangchen Dolkar Tsatultsang, one of the few female Tibetan sūtra translators in the world.
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Planting a Seed for the “Impossible”

Ding Nai-chu shares her story of a humbling experience in a small Himalayan village and how it relates to her involvement with 84000.
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The Sūtra of The Teaching of Vimalakīrti

New 84000 edition of “The Sūtra of The Teaching of Vimalakīrti” and Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s commentary is available online.
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Adopting and Adapting an Already Published Translation

John Canti, 84000 Editorial Chair, shares his thoughts about the unique challenges of working with a well-established existing translation.
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Robert Thurman on The Sūtra of the Teaching of Vimalakīrti

Meet translator Robert Thurman and learn about his decades-long relationship with “The Sūtra of the Teaching of Vimalakīrti.”
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2017 Global Resounding Reaches 72 Countries

On the first day of the Tibetan New Year, 84000 and Siddhartha’s Intent hosted a global online resounding of recently translated 84000 sūtras.
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The Sūtra on Dependent Arising

Review the concept of Dependent Arising and explore the reflections on the experience of translating “The Sūtra on Dependent Arising.”
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Interview with Sūtra Sponsor Lynda Chang

Meet Lynda Chang, who has sponsored the full-length translation of the “The Collected Teachings on the Bodhisattva.”
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Inspiration from a Translator

Dr. Geshe Lozang Jamspal shares his thoughts on the translation process, his inspiration, and the importance of translating.
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