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A Long Life Prayer for Jhado Tulku Rinpoche Composed by Chobgyé Trichen Rinpoche

A Long Life Prayer for Jhado Tulku Rinpoche Composed by Chobgyé Trichen Rinpoche

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Announcing the Translation of the Tibetan Lotus Sutra, and a Call for Sponsors

The Sugatagarbha Translation Group is now moving into the initial stages of translating the Tibetan Lotus Sutra (Saddharmapundarika Sutra) and its commentary in the Tengyur (composed in Sanskrit by a Sri Lankan Mahayana layman and later translated into Tibetan). We are seeking sponsorship for this project. We hope to have more chapters finished and up on the website soon. If you would like to support this project, you can make a Paypal donation through this page, or contact us at emptyelephant@yahoo.com.

Pith Instructions from the ‘Lam-rim Chen-mo’ on the Spirit of Awakening: Excerpts from the Bodhicitta Section of gTsong-kha-pa’s Lam-rim Chen-mo as summarized by sTag-bu Yongs-‘dzin Ye-shes rGya-mtsho in his ‘A Torch for Illumination: The Condensed Vital Points of Pith Instruction on the Stages of the Path for the Three Personal Scopes Via the Outline of the Great Exposition on the Stages of the Path to Awakening’

Pith Instructions from the Lam-rim Chen-mo on the Spirit of Awakening:

Excerpts from the Bodhicitta Section of gTsong-kha-pa’s Lam-rim Chen-mo as summarized by sTag-bu Yongs-‘dzin Ye-shes rGya-mtsho in his ‘A Torch for Illumination: The Condensed Vital Points of Pith Instruction on the Stages of the Path for the Three Personal Scopes Via the Outline of the Great Exposition on the Stages of the Path to Awakening ’ (byang chub lam rim chen mo’i sa bcad kyi thog nas skyes bu gsum gyi lam gyi rim pa’i man ngag gi gnad bsdus gsal ba’i sgron me)

By Erick Tsiknopoulos (2014)

Letter of Support for Erick Tsiknopoulos from Esukhia Nangten Sizhu Khang

Esukhia ནང་བསན་སི་ཞ་ཁང་། McLeod Ganj, India 24 May 2013 To Whom It May Concern; It is our pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for Erick Tsiknopoulos. During his tenure as an Esukhia student, Erick has proven himself to be an avid and exceptional student with a prodigious curiosity in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and its textual heritage. He is continually striving to improve his knowledge of the Tibetan language, both spoken and literary, as evidenced by his continuing collaborative relationship with the staff members at our organization, who are excellent scholars in their own right.… Read more Letter of Support for Erick Tsiknopoulos from Esukhia Nangten Sizhu Khang

Letter of Support for Erick Tsiknopoulos from Dr. Scott Mist

Erick and I have been working together for the last two years on a translation project where I have served as the main organizer of the project, and he has worked as the head translator. Erick has been translating the Yuthok Nyingthik under the auspices and with the help of Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, a preeminent scholar and instructor of Tibetan medicine. Erick was recommended to me by Dr. Frances Garret, University of Toronto, for his extremely high level of Tibetan language skills and impressive ability in translating classical Tibetan. We… Read more Letter of Support for Erick Tsiknopoulos from Dr. Scott Mist

Letter of Support for Erick Tsiknopoulos from Dr. Lobzang Gyamtso

Letter of Support from Dr. Lobzang Gyamtso I, the one by the name of Lobzang Gyamtso, a Dharma teacher for the Institute for Service to the Buddhist Teachings [Nangten Sizhu Khang], address you with respect. My name is Lobzang Gyamtso, and my home country is in the region of southern Amdo in the snowy land of Tibet. In both Tibet and India, over the course of eighteen years I completed my studies of four major textual subjects of the Buddhadharma [namely, Buddhist logic and epistemology (Tibetan: tshad ma, Sanskrit: pramāṇa) based on Dharmakīrti’s Compendium… Read more Letter of Support for Erick Tsiknopoulos from Dr. Lobzang Gyamtso