Gyurme Dorje

Gyurme passed away peacefully at 8 am on his teacher Kangyur Rinpoche’s anniversary day on the 5th of February, 2020. He will be missed by the Foundation and all those whose lives he touched. While he lived he completed a Ph.D. in Tibetan Literature and M.A. in Sanskrit with Oriental Studies; from 1991 to 1996 research fellow at London University, where he worked on An Encyclopaedic Tibetan-English Dictionary; has written, edited, translated, and contributed to numerous books on Tibetan culture. Gyurme was a Tsadra Foundation grantee since 2007.

Current Projects as a Tsadra Foundation Fellow
  • The Treasury of Precious Instructions: Essential Teachings of the Eight Practice Lineages of the Tibetan Buddhism, Vol. 18, Part 1 – Jonang Tradition, Jamgön Kongtrul
Completed Projects as a Tsadra Foundation Fellow
  • The Treasury of Knowledge: Book VI, Parts 1 and 2, Jamgön Kongtrul
  • The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra, Books 15 to 17, The Essential Tantras of Mahayoga, Choying Tobden Dorje
  • The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra, Book 13, Philosophical Systems and Lines of Transmission, Choying Tobden Dorje
Previously Published Translations
  • The Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism: Its Fundamentals and History, Dudjom Rinpoche
  • White Beryl: Tibetan Elemental Divination Paintings, Sangye Gyatso
  • Tibetan Medical Paintings: Illustrations to the Blue Beryl Treatise, Sangye Gyatso