Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Interpreter for Dezhung Rinpoche and Chogye Trichen Rinpoche for many years as well as for lamas of all traditions; living in translation/retreat hermitage since 1998. Tsadra Foundation fellow from 2003 – 2015.
Completed Projects as a Tsadra Foundation Fellow
- King of the Empty Plain: The Tibetan Iron-Bridge Builder Tangtong Gyalpo, Lochen Gyurmé Dechen
- Treasury of Esoteric Instructions: A Commentary on Virupa’s “Vajra Lines,” Lama Dampa Sönam Gyaltsen
- The Buddha from Dölpo: A Study of the Life and Thought of the Tibetan Master Dölpopa Sherab Gyaltsen, rev. ed.
- Treasury of Esoteric Instructions, Lama Dampa Sonam Gyaltsen, Virupa
- Song of the Road, The Poetic Travel Journal of Tsarchen Losal Gyatso, Tsarchen Losel Gyatso
Previously Published Books
- The Buddha from Dolpo: A Study of the Life and Thought of the Tibetan Master Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen
- Luminous Lives: The Story of the Early Masters of the Lam ’Bras Tradition in Tibet
- Hermit of Go Cliffs: Timeless Instructions from a Tibetan Mystic, Godrakpa
- Taking the Result as the Path: Core Teachings of the Sakya Lamdré Tradition