Offering Clouds that Please the Vidyādharas:
A Prayer for the Spread of the Early Translation Teachings
by Ju Mipham Rinpoche
DO-NGAK CHHÖ-TS’HUL TS’HANG LA MA-NOR ZHING
May the Early Translation Teachings: The unerring complete Dharma approach of sūtra and tantra,
KHAY SHING DRÜP NYEY RIK-DZIN GYÜ‘-PAY SRÖL
The tradition of the vidyādhara lineage which accomplishes learning and realization,
THUP-TEN NYING-PO SANG-NGAK NGA-GYUR WAY
And the Secret Mantra, the essence of the Buddha’s instructions,
TEN-PA P’HEL GYAY DZAM-LING KHYAP-GYUR CHIK
Spread and increase, and pervade the world.
Translated by Erick Tsiknopoulos.
Erick Tsiknopoulos (b. 1981) is an American translator of Tibetan, a scholar, researcher and postgraduate student in Buddhist Studies, a teacher and tutor of Tibetan language, a writer and editor, a voracious reader in various subjects, and an experienced world traveler. He is the founder and primary Tibetan translator of the Sugatagarbha Translation Group, and the creator of their main website, Tibetan-Translations.com, which currently features English translations of over 400 Tibetan texts. Many of his translations have been published in various forms, including as books.
He has been a student of Buddhism since 1999, a student of Tibetan Buddhism since 2003, and a student of Tibetan language since 2005. He has been translating Tibetan texts into English since 2007, has been based in India and Nepal studying Tibetan language and Buddhism intensively and translating Tibetan texts since 2008, and has been working professionally as a Tibetan-English translator and interpreter since 2009.
He is available for contact via email at: EmptyElephant@yahoo.com and SugatagarbhaTranslations@gmail.com