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    The Just King: The Tibetan Buddhist Classic on Leading an Ethical Life

    By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: Publications, Translation|

    ~ Shambhala Publications Book Launch ~

    The Just King

    The Tibetan Buddhist Classic on Leading an Ethical Life

    By Jamgön Mipham, Translated by José Ignacio Cabezón

    The Buddhist luminary Jamgön Mipham wrote a letter on leadership to the king of Dergé, whose small kingdom […]

    2017 Translation & Transmission Conference – Public Sessions

    By | May 9th, 2017|Categories: Conference, Theory of Translation, Translation, Transmission|

    Two sessions at the upcoming Translation & Transmission Conference will be open to the public. Seating is limited. Please register by following the links at the bottom of the sessions you’re interested in attending.


    1 ~ Approaches to Transmission in the West: A Discussion with Contemporary […]

    Religions Journal – Tibetan Buddhism

    By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Publications|

    The peer-reviewed journal Religions will be hosting a special issue entitled “Pedagogy and Performance in Tibetan Buddhism” with guest editors Michael R. Sheehy and Joshua Schapiro.

    Religions (ISSN 2077-1444, http://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions) is an international, open access scholarly journal, publishing peer reviewed studies of religious thought and practice. It is indexed in […]

    Translating Verses for the 2017 Conference

    By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Translation|

    Win a PRIZE for your translation!

    There are many possible translations of any text, all of which can be correct even as they vary in word choice and style. To illustrate this and add to the enjoyment of the conference, we offer these few verses to the community of translators.

    Submit your […]

    The Treasury of Precious Instructions

    By | April 5th, 2016|Categories: Practice, Translation, Transmission|

    Following completion of the translation of Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé’s 10-volume Treasury of Knowledge, Tsadra Foundation has embarked on the translation of Kongtrul’s 18-volume Treasury of Precious Instructions: Essential Teachings of the Eight Practice Lineages of Tibetan Buddhism (gdams ngag […]