Stephen Gethin

Masters Degree in Veterinary Medicine from Cambridge University, England; practicing veterinarian 1975–1980; completed two three-year retreats, 1980–1984 and 1985–1988 at Chanteloube, France; professional translator; member of the Padmakara Translation Group, Dordogne, France. Tsadra Foundation fellow since 2002.

Current Projects as a Tsadra Foundation Fellow
  • The Treasury of Precious Instructions: Essential Teachings of the Eight Practice Lineages of the Tibetan Buddhism, Vol. 15 – Miscellaneous Collections, Jamgön Kongtrul
Completed Projects as a Tsadra Foundation Fellow
  • Mahayana-Sutralankara, Maitreya-Asanga, commentary by Jamgön Mipham
  • Commentary on the Khandro Nyingthig Preliminaries, Dudjom Rinpoche
  • Nagarjuna’s Letter to a Friend, Nagarjuna, commentary by Khyabje Kangyur Rinpoche
  • Zurchungpa’s Testament, Zurchungpa, commentary by Shechen Gyaltsap and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
  • Garland of Views, Guru Rinpoche, commentary by Jamgön Mipham
Previously Published Translations
  • A Guide to “The Words of My Perfect Teacher,” Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang (in collaboration with others)