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Translating in Bhutan

and the Magic of Chanting in English By Larry Mermelstein Last fall I returned to Bhutan at the invitation of the Institute for Language and Culture Studies, [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:07-03:00May 14th, 2008|Articles|

Remembering Robin

Robin (standing), Larry, and Jan Watson with the Vidyadhara in 1975 Photo by Robert Del Tredici On July 31, 2007, Robin Kornman, one of the [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:07-03:00November 14th, 2007|Articles|

Glimpses of Alaya

A Discussion with the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and the Translation Committee. Kunshi (kun gzhi) The character and style of translation meetings with the Vidyadhara [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:07-03:00November 14th, 2007|Choosing The Right Word|

Annual Update – 2006

Surmang Khenpo from Surmang.Photo by Marvin Moore. Surmang Khenpo from Surmang returned to Halifax in January for an extended three-week visit, working with us primarily [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:08-03:00October 11th, 2006|Annual Update|

Lobur

Lobur (glo bur) Adventitious, Incidental, Accidental, Temporary, Sudden, Fleeting One of the central tenets of the Kagyü and Nyingma lineages is that everyone has Buddha’s [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:10-03:00September 14th, 2006|Choosing The Right Word|

Tsal

Expressive Power / Manifestation / Display Previously, we discussed the meaning of rikpa (Tib. rig pa), or “awareness,” which is a key term used in the teachings [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:10-03:00October 14th, 2005|Choosing The Right Word|

Annual Update – 2005

Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche and Khenpo Garwang with the Translation Committee. In last fall’s newsletter (2004), we mentioned our need for more Tibetan teachers to work [...]

2016-10-25T17:42:10-03:00October 11th, 2005|Annual Update|

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