Fourteen Author-Translators

Jeffrey Hopkins

Paul Jeffrey Hopkins, Project Director and Series Editor

Jeffrey Hopkins is the President and Founder of the UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies and Professor Emeritus of Tibetan Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia where he taught for thirty-two years from 1973.
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Daniel Cozort

Daniel Cozort

Daniel Cozort is a Professor of Religion at Dickinson College.
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Paul G. Hackett

Paul G. Hackett

Paul G. Hackett is the Compiler and Editor of the Buddhist Canons Research Database.
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Jules Levinson

Jules Levinson

Jules Levinson graduated from Princeton University in 1975 and soon thereafter began studying at the University of Virginia under the guidance of Dr. Jeffrey Hopkins and the eminent Tibetan scholars invited by the University’s Center for South Asian Studies. more ...

Patrick Lin

Patrick Lin

Patrick has an MA in Conference Interpreting conferred by the Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University. He has translated the Seventy Topics by Jamyang Shaypa into Chinese, and the first four chapters have been published on UMA's website.

Su-an Lin

Su-an Lin

Su-an Lin is a Doctoral Candidate at Taiwan's National Chengchi University and a member of the Board of Directors of the UMA Institute. more ...

William Magee

William Magee

William Magee, Vice-President of the UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies, teaches Tibetan language and religious traditions at Maitripa College, Portland, Oregon.
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Elizabeth Napper

Elizabeth Napper

Elizabeth Napper is Co-Director of the Tibetan Nuns Project, a post she has held for twenty-five years.
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Hiroshi Nemoto

Hiroshi Nemoto

Hiroshi Nemoto is a Professor at Hiroshi University (Japan).
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Craig Preston

Craig Preston

Craig Preston, M.L.S., J.D. has taught Classical Tibetan and Buddhist Philosophy at the University of Buffalo, and Maitripa College.
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Katherine M. Rogers

Katherine M. Rogers

Katherine M. Rogers received her PhD in Buddhist Studies from the University of Virginia. She is translator and editor of Garland of Mahamudra Practices.
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Gareth Sparham

Gareth Sparham

Gareth Sparham received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. He is a retired Lecturer in Tibetan, University of California, Berkeley.
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Steven Weinberger

Steven Weinberger

Steven Weinberger is freelance translator and consultant to the Tibetan and Himalayan Library in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Jongbok Yi

Jongbok Yi

Jongbok Yi is Associate Professor of Asian Philosophy at Stockton University in New Jersey.
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Commentators

Dan-ma-lo-chö

Dan-ma-lo-chö

Dan-ma-lo-chö was born in Kham, known as the land of Chushi Gangdruk (four rivers and six ranges), in the area, Gaba (sga pa), bordering the Drichu (a.k.a. Yangtse) river, close to the Maza Zalmo Range (rma rza zal mo sgang).
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Gedün Lodrö

Ge-dun-lo-drö

Ge-dun-lo-drö was born in the capital of Tibet, Lhasa, in 1924. He entered Drepung Monastic University and within that, Go-mang College, at the age of nine as a novice monk. He took basic examinations in 1940, received full ordination in 1947, and gained the degree of Geshe in 1961 in exile in India as the first among three scholars awarded the highest class.
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Khetsun Sangpo

Khetsun Sangpo is a Nying-ma lama trained in Tibet and capable of transmitting in complete form the special precepts of the Nying-ma order.
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Lo-sang-gyal-tshan

From the website of Go-mang College: Geshe Lharampa Lo-sang-gyal-tshan, born in Wakha, Ladakh in 1966 was appointed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama as the 80th Abbot of Great Monastery, Drepung Gomang Monastery.
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Ngag-wang-leg-dan

Ngag-wang-lek-den was born in 1900 in Yak-day on the border between the central and western provinces of Tibet. He was a singer and player of a guitar-type instrument before entering the Go-mang College of Dre-pung Monastic University.
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Board

Paul Jeffrey Hopkins, Project Director and Series Editor

Jeffrey Hopkins is the President and Founder of the UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies and Professor Emeritus of Tibetan Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia where he taught for thirty-two years from 1973.
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Jules Levinson

Jules Levinson

Jules Levinson graduated from Princeton University in 1975 and soon thereafter began studying at the University of Virginia under the guidance of Dr. Jeffrey Hopkins and the eminent Tibetan scholars invited by the University’s Center for South Asian Studies. more ...

Su-an Lin

Su-an Lin

Su-an Lin is a Doctoral Candidate at Taiwan's National Chengchi University and a member of the Board of Directors of the UMA Institute. more ...

William Magee

William Magee

William Magee is Vice-President of the UMA Institute for Tibetan Studies.
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Joel McCleary

Joel McCleary

Joel McCleary received a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University in 1971. He was treasurer of the Democratic National Committee from 1977 to 1978, and White House assistant to the President from 1978 to 1980. From 1981 to 1989, he ran overseas presidential campaigns as president of Sawyer Miller International. Founder of the Institute of Asian Democracy, he has advised His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and currently serves on the board of the International Campaign.

Elizabeth Napper


Elizabeth Napper, Secretary-Treasurer

Elizabeth Napper is Co-Director of the Tibetan Nuns Project, a post she has held for twenty-five years.
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