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Thupten Jinpa

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THUPTEN JINPA is the principal English translator for the Dalai Lama.He holds a PhD in religious studies from Cambridge University, as well as a Lharamdegree, the Tibetan equivalent to a doctorate in divinity. He is president of the Instituteof Tibetan Classics, an organization dedicated to translating key classical Tibetantexts into contemporary languages.

Books by Thupten Jinpa


The new standard work and definitive biography of Tsongkhapa, one of the principle founders of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism--the school of the Dalai Lamas.

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Songs of Spiritual Experience

A remarkable collection of Tibetan religious verse--of interest to students of any spiritual tradition.

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