Here are some PDF’s which I used to give out to students who wanted to learn to read Tibetan and … Continue reading “Learning the Tibetan Alphabet”
Jamyang Tenphel was a yogin and poet from Kham, the eastern province of Tibet, who lived during the second half … Continue reading ““I wander alone in deserted lands and remote mountain valleys…””
Several years ago, Karma Thinley Rinpoche, a great scholar and master of the Sakya and Kagyu traditions, wrote an essay in Tibetan concerning the reconciliation of ancient Buddhist and modern scientific views on cosmology and astrology. The text is particularly interesting as it is authored by an outstanding Buddhist scholar trained in pre-communist Tibet, who has spent the latter half of his life in the West. Originally published on his website, here is our translation of this text.