One of the five classical subjects of study, Grammar includes translation theory and etymology. The Classical Tibetan language remains a rich source of carefully compiled vocabulary expressing the meaning of the Buddhadharma.
May 20, 2020
by Hilary Herdman In Buddhist texts, we encounter two related but slightly different terms that refer to incantations or invocations associated with powerful properties. Dhāraṇī and Mantra both may involve the holding or...Read More
Oct 24, 2019
Bhagavān in Indian Context Bhagavān or Bhagavān Buddha appears throughout Buddhist scriptures as one of the many epithets, or titles for the Buddha. When early Tibetan translators worked with their Indian counterparts...Read More
Feb 12, 2019
Tibetan for Practitioners: A Success on the Ground Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Cooperstown in New York hosted an exciting new offering in July of 2018. Translator Oriane Lavole led an enthusiastic group of...Read More