Author Archives: Pema Abrahams

From Reading the Torah to Translating the Sūtras

Watch our interview with self-described “east coast Jew,” Larry Mermelstein, who through a series of causes, conditions, and circumstances went from reading the Torah to translating the sūtras. Read more »

Our Offering to You: Teachings on Sūtra

The last thing we want to do is make translations that are objects of reverence but are not used. We must use our translations in study and practice. These words, spoken by Dzogchen Pönlop Rinpoche at the 2009 conference that … Read more »

Not Nine; but Rising Ten

As we approach our 10th anniversary, and with Thanksgiving having just passed, we are so grateful for what we have and for the journey and support that has brought us thus far. Read more »

Winning Designs for Wisdom

We are thrilled to share here Milton Glaser’s selection for the winning and runner-up submissions of our Design for Wisdom, Doodle for 84000 contest! Read more »

New Publication: The Teaching on the Aids to Enlightenment

On the auspicious occasion of Lhabab Dechen, we are pleased to announce a new publication, The Teaching on the Aids to Enlightenment. Read more »

New Publication: The Question of Kṣemaṅkara

The Question of Kṣemaṅkara contains a teaching given by Buddha Śākyamuni to the Śākya youth Kṣemaṅkara, in response to a question he poses about the qualities of bodhisattvas and how to develop such qualities. Read more »

Press Release: Design for Wisdom; 84000 hosts a “Doodle” Contest

84000 is thrilled to announce that Mr. Milton Glaser—a recipient of the National Medal of the Arts, awarded by President Barack Obama—will be adjudicating submissions for our Design for Wisdom: Doodle for 84000 contest, running through October 1, 2019! Read more »

New Publication: Distinguishing Phenomena and What is Meaningful

On the auspicious occasion of Chökor Düchen, the first turning of the wheel of dharma, 84000 is pleased to announce its newest publication, Distinguishing Phenomena and What is Meaningful. Read more »

Design for Wisdom. Doodle for 84000!

Design a doodle for 84000! An 84000 doodle, is a special, temporary alteration of our logo to mark our upcoming 10 year anniversary! Read more »

Stories of 84000: Mike Engle

Deeply involved for a long time in the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism, Mike Engle has become one of the key figures working behind the scenes in 84000 since joining us formally in 2016. Read more »