Hugh Thompson

Completed two three-year retreats at Kagyu Ling, France, 1976–1980 and 1980–1983; individual retreat in Sonada, India; served as translator for Kalu Rinpoche, 1985–1989; founding resident lama of Buddhist center in Taipei, Taiwan, 1985; founding member of Kalu Rinpoche’s International Translation Group, 1987. Tsadra Foundation fellow since 2000.

Completed Projects as a Tsadra Foundation Fellow
  • Sacred Ground: Jamgön Kongtrul on Pilgrimage and Sacred Geography, Jamgön Kongtrul
  • Guru Rinpoche: His Life and Times, Taranatha, Jamgön Kongtrul, and Sera Khandro
  • Timeless Rapture: Inspired Verse of the Shangpa Masters, compiled by Jamgön Kongtrul
  • The Treasury of Knowledge: Books II, III, and IV; Buddhism’s Journey to Tibet, Jamgön Kongtrul
  • A History of Buddhism in India and Its Spread to Tibet, Butön Rinchen Drup
  • Refining Our Perception of Reality, Sera Khandro
  • The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra, Books 1 to 10, Foundations of the Buddhist Path, Choying Tobden Dorje
  • The Complete Nyingma Tradition from Sutra to Tantra, Book 14, An Overview of Buddhist Tantra, Choying Tobden Dorje
Previously Published Translations
  • Jamgön Kongtrul’s Retreat Manual, Jamgön Kongtrul
  • Enthronement: Recognition of the Reincarnate Masters of Tibet, Jamgön Kongtrul