Translators

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84000 Translators

Abhidhanottara Translation Project

  • Dr. David B. Gray
  • Peter-Daniel Szanto
  • Shaman Hatley
  • Olga Serbaeva

Adam Pearcey

  • Dr. Adam Pearcey

Alexander Csoma de Kőrös Translation Group

  • Zsuzsa Majer
  • Krisztina Teleki
  • Beáta Kakas
  • Karma Dorje (Rabjampa)

Anne Burchardi and team

  • Dr. Anne Burchardi
  • Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche
  • Dr. Ulrich Pagel

Annie Bien and team

  • Annie Bien
  • Geshe Dorji Damdul
  • Dr. Paul Hackett
  • Dr. Robert Thurman
  • Dr. Shrikant Bahulkar
  • Dr. Bo Jiang
  • Leslie Kriesel
  • Marcus Bingenheimer

Bhaiṣajyavastu Translation Team

  • Shayne Clarke
  • Gregory Schopen
  • Masahiro Shimoda
  • Dr. Fumi Yao

Blazing Wisdom Translation Group

  • Virginia Blum
  • Khenpo Sonam Tobgyal Rinpoche
  • Tulku Sherdor Rinpoche
  • Meghan Howard

Bruno Galasek-Hul and Team

  • Bruno Galasek-Hul
  • Roxanne Sooshani
  • Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche
  • Anna Staubly

Buddhavacana Translation Group

  • Gregory Forgues
  • Khenpo Konchok Tamphel
  • Khenpo Mriti
  • Rolf Scheuermann
  • Casey Kemp
  • Dennis Johnson
  • Honza Dolensky
  • Xie Zhuoran

Dakarnava Translation Project

  • Dr. David B. Gray
  • Olga Serbaeva
  • Doboom Tulku Rinpoche
  • Iain Sinclair
  • Tsunehiko Sugiki

Dr. David Jackson

  • David Jackson, Dr.

Dharmachakra Translation Committee

  • Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche
  • Khenpo Gyaltsen
  • Khenpo Pema Gyaltsen
  • Khenpo Pema Namgyal
  • Khenpo Lodro Rabsal
  • Khenpo Tsondru Sangpo
  • Khenpo Trogpa Tulku
  • Khenpo Urgyen Tenpel
  • Lama Tenzin Sangpo
  • Karma Ozer Lama
  • Dr. Andreas Doctor
  • Dr. James Duncan Gentry
  • Dr. Thomas Doctor
  • Ven. Ani Jinpa (Eugenie De Jong)
  • Alex Yiannopoulos
  • Anders Bjornback
  • Anna Zilman
  • Benjamin Collet-Cassart
  • Benjamin Ewing
  • Catherine Dalton
  • Chloe Cramer
  • Daniel Patrick McNamara
  • Guillaume Avertin
  • Heidi Koppl
  • Joseph Mark McClellan
  • Lowell Cook
  • Luke P Hanley
  • Mattia Salvini
  • Miguel Fares Sawaya
  • Nika Jovic
  • Oriane Lavole
  • Rikke Siggard
  • Ryan Damron
  • Timothy Hinkle
  • Wiesiek Mical
  • Yanneke Jitta
  • Zachary Beer
  • Jordi Roig
  • Michelle J. Sorenson
  • Sarah Evers

Dharmasagara Translation Group

  • Raktrul Ngawang Kunga Rinpoche (Pema Dorjee)
  • Rebecca Hufen
  • Jason Sanche
  • Shanshan Jia
  • Arne Schelling

Four Reliances Translations

  • David Rawson
  • Geshe Yama Rinchen
  • Karma Samten
  • Russell Shipman
  • Bjarke Aage

Gangtok Translation Group

  • Thomas Cruijsen
  • Khenpo Chowang
  • Tashi Tenzing

Garchen Buddhist Institute Translation Group

  • H.E. Garchen Rinpoche
  • Ven. Lama Gape
  • Khenpo Könchog Mönlam
  • Khenmo Trinlay Chödrön
  • Ven. Lobsang Norbu Shastri
  • Ven. Könchog Tharchin
  • Khenpo Gawang
  • Khenpo Samdrub
  • Ina Bieler
  • Catherine J. Ondek
  • Dr. Kay Candler
  • Prof. Dr. Sumanapala Galmangoda
  • Ven. Master Jian Deng

Karen Liljenberg and team

  • Dr. Karen Liljenberg
  • Dr. Ulrich Pagel

Karma Gyaltsen Ling

  • Maurizio Pontiggia (Lama Tsering Wangchuk)
  • Chryse Tringos-Allen
  • Dr. Ariadni Gerouki

Kirtimukha Translation Team

  • Laura Goetz
  • Celso Wilkinson
  • L.S. Summer
  • William Giddings

Lochung Translation Committee

  • Cuilan Liu
  • Andrew Francis
  • Jamyang Rinchen

Lokaksi Translator Group

  • Ruth Gamble
  • Harmony DenRonden
  • John Powers
  • Tenzin Ringpapontsang

Mañjughoṣa Translation Project Leipzig

  • Rolf Scheuermann
  • Per Sørensen
  • Stefan Schley
  • Tashi Bhutia
  • Lewis Doney

Nalanda Translation Committee

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

The Norwegian Institute of Palaeography and Historical Philology (PHI)

  • Jens Braarvig
  • David Welsh (Śraddhāpa Dharmacārī)
  • Fredrik Liland
  • Andrew Skilton

Padmakara Translation Group

  • Pema Wangyal Rinpoche
  • Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche
  • Dr. John Canti
  • Dr. Gyurme Dorje
  • Charles Hastings
  • Patrick Carré
  • Sangseraima Ujeed

Peter Roberts and team

  • Dr. Peter Alan Roberts
  • Emily Bower
  • Guilaine Mala
  • Yeshe Tulku
  • Geoff Picus
  • Ling-Lung Chen

Prof. Peter Skilling

  • Peter Skilling

Ratnaśrī Translation Group

  • Khenpo Konchok Tamphel
  • Dr. Kay Candler
  • His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang
  • Khenpo Konchok Sherab
  • Acharya Shanta Kumar Negi

Robert Mayer and team

  • Dr. Robert Mayer
  • Dr. Cathy Cantwell
  • Khenpo Gyurme Tsultrim
  • Ven. Changling Rinpoche
  • Lopon P. Ogyan Tanzin
  • Lama Kunzang Dorje
  • Prof. Vesna Wallace

Robert Miller and team

  • Robert Miller
  • Diana Finnegan (Ven. Lhundup Damchö)
  • Dr. Fumi Yao
  • Haiyan Hu-von Hinüber
  • Matthew Wuethrich
  • Maurice Ozaine
  • Geshé Tséwang Nyima
  • Geshé Rinchen Ngödrup

Sakya Pandita Translation Group

  • Ven. Khenpo Kalsang Gyaltsen
  • Ven. Dr. Khenpo Ngawang Jorden
  • Rev. Dr. Chodrung Kunga
  • Ven. Lama Jampa Losal
  • Dr. C. Upender Rao
  • Yangchen Dolkar Tsatultsang
  • Ven. Jampa Tenzing Bhutia
  • Ven. Tashi Sangpo
  • Ven. Ngawang Tenzin Gurung
  • Christian Bernert
  • Emma T. Cobb
  • Julia C. Stenzel

Sarasvatī Translation Team

  • Dr. Shenghai Li
  • Zhuo Siyu
  • Steven Rhodes
  • Eleanor Brunnen

Sonam Tsering and team

  • Sonam Tsering
  • Norzin Dolma

Steven Weinberger and team

  • Dr. James Duncan Gentry
  • Steven Weinberger

Tenpa Tsering and team

  • Tenpa Tsering
  • Khentrul Gyurme Dorje
  • Davis A. Baltz

Tibetan Classics Translators Guild of New York

  • Dr. Geshe Lozang Jamspal
  • Kaia Fischer
  • Norman Guberman
  • David R. Kittay
  • Erin Sperry

UCSB Buddhist Studies Translation Group

  • Jake Nagasawa
  • Michael Ium
  • Jed Forman
  • Erdene Baatar Erdene-Ochir
  • Jaakko Takkinen
  • José I.Cabezón

University of Calgary Buddhist Studies

  • James B. Apple Ph.D.
  • Shinobu A. Apple, Ph.D.

University of Toronto

  • Prof. Frances Garrett
  • Khenpo Kunga Sherab
  • Dr. Gareth Sparham
  • Ben Wood
  • Amanda Goodman

University of the West

  • Dr. Joshua Capitanio
  • Victor Gabriel
  • Dr. Miroj Shakya

Vienna Translation Group

  • Klaus Dieter-Mathes
  • Konstantin Brockhausen
  • Susanne Fleischmann
  • Katrin Querl
  • Alexandra Sukhanova
  • Julika Weber
  • Doris Unterthurner

Vikramashila Translation House

  • Meghan Howard
  • Dr. Kay Candler
  • Samantha Hung
  • H.H. the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang
  • Khenpo Nyima Gyaltsen
  • Nubpa Rinpoche
  • Khenpo Konchok Monlam
  • Tracy Howard
  • Ven. Konchog Tharcin
  • Ven. Master Jian Deng

Summary

Number of Teams
42teams
Number of Translators
231translators

Translators by affiliation

Academic Instituion
66% of translators
Buddhist Center
34% of translators

Translators by region

North America
37% of translators
Europe
25% of translators
India / Nepal / Tibet
31% of translators
China / Japan
1% of translators
Other
7% of translators

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70000Kangyur pages to be translated
11483Pages translated
21022Pages in translation