Oriane Lavole is a translator and interpreter of Buddhist texts and teachings from Tibetan to English. She has been interpreting for Phakchok Rinpoche and other Chokling Tersar lineage masters and scholars since 2015, and has been the head of Phakchok Rinpoche’s translation group, since 2016. Oriane completed her Master’s in Translation, Textual Interpretation, and Philology at the Center for Buddhist Studies of Kathmandu University (formerly Rangjung Yeshe Institute) in 2016, and has worked in the Institute as an interpreter and an instructor in the Translator Training Program. She joined the 2020 cohort in the Ph.D. program in Religious Studies at Stanford University. Oriane also produces translations for 84,000 and continues to contribute to Samye Translations’ translation and publication activity.