is a researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris and editor of the Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines.
is a graduate student at Columbia University.
is a senior research fellow at the Tibet Center, University of Virginia. He is an expert in the archaeology and cultural history of Tibet.
is Associate Professor at the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington.
is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia. She completed a PhD in History of Religions at the University of Virginia in 2010.
is Assistant Professor in the Asian Studies Program at Skidmore College.
earned his PhD at the School of Oriental and African studies at the University of London in 1992. He has published widely on the topic of Vajrakīla.
is the XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Chair in Tibetan Buddhism and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
is the John F. Priest Professor of Religion at Florida State University.
is Assistant Professor of Tibetan Buddhist Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.
received his PhD from the University of Paris in 2011.
is Senior Associate in Research, Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit at Cambridge University.
is a Senior Researcher at The Centre for Bhutan Studies.
is Associate Professor in the Department of Theology at Georgetown University.
is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at East Tennessee University.
works at the Rubin Museum of Art and is a composer and performer whose pieces have been performed in New York and elsewhere.
is a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara
received an MA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from Columbia University in 2013.
is Director and Chief Editor of the Treasury of Lives. He completed his PhD in Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan in 2007.
is currently studying Tibetan language and Buddhism in Dharamsala.
has a Ph.D. in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism and an M.A. in integral psychotherapy.
is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
is a PhD student at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
is director of Trans Himalaya, with offices in the United Kingdom, Chengdu, and Kham. He earned a Ph.D. in Tibetan Literature at the School for Oriental and Asian Studies in 1987 and a Masters degree in Sanskrit & Oriental Studies at Edinburgh in 1971.
teaches religious studies at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His research interests are in Kālacakra, Dzogchen, and the Bon tradition
has a Ph.D. in Tibetology and Social Anthropology from Hamburg University.
is a Faculty Fellow in Tibetan Studies at the University of California.
is Assistant Professor of Religion at Northwestern University. She earned a PhD in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia in 2007.
is a Member of Parliament, National Council of Bhutan.
is the Director of Tibetan Studies at the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, and also Numata Visiting Professor of the Philosophy of Religions and the History of Religions in the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.
is a researcher at the Institute of Language and Culture Studies.
is the Director of the National Museum of Bhutan.
is visiting scholar at Harvard-Yengching Institute and was previously a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research Abroad and Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. His research interests include the history of Kham and the diplomatic activity of the Tibetan Government in the early 20th century.
is a PhD candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
received his PhD in History of Religions from Stockholm University in 2009 and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley.
is a translator and practitioner, studying primarily under Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Pema Wanggyal Rinpoche, and Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He completed a three year retreat in 1984.
is Associate Professor, Religious Studies Program, and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies at East Carolina University.
is a lecturer at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and holds a Ph.D. in Art History with a specialization in Himalayan Art.
was a Buddhist practitioner and translator.
is a scholar based in Israel. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1991.
is Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author of Arrested Histories: Tibet, the CIA, and Memories of a Forgotten War, and is currently writing a book about the Pangdatsang family.
is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at St. Lawrence University. She completed a PhD in the History of Religions at the University of Virginia in 2014.
is Visiting Professor at Harvard Divinity School and Director of Natural Dharma Fellowship, a non-profit Buddhist organization. She completed a PhD in Religion at Harvard University in 2013.
is a graduate student in Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
is the founder of Lotsawa House (lotsawahouse.org) and a former director of the Rigpa Shedra.
is a writer and scholar. He is also Director of Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library.
is a director of research at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, CNRS), Paris.
is Professor of Asian Studies in the College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University. He is the author of fourteen books and more than sixty articles. These include Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and A Bull of a Man: Images of Masculinity, Sex, and the Body in Indian Buddhism.
is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University. He completed his PhD in Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan in 2006.
is currently a visiting postdoctoral fellow at Heidelberg University's Cluster of Excellence - "Asia and Europe in a Global Context".
is the main coordinator at Karuna-Shechen. A Buddhist monk, he has lived and studied in the Himalayan region for over thirty-five years, and was the full-time attendant of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche for thirteen years.
is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 2009.
is an independent scholar with a PhD from the Central Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies in Sarnath, India.
is a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies at Harvard University.
holds an MA in Buddhist Studies and currently lives in Asia studying Tibetan language.
is Founding Director of Jonang Foundation and Visiting Scholar at Harvard University
is an ordained monk and lama of the Karma Kagyu and Shangpa Kagyu traditions of German origin. An interpreter and translator for 30 years, he worked closely for the late Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche of Benchen monastery and now spends most of his time in solitary retreat in Yolmo.
(1936-2010), one of the world's greatest scholars of Tibet, was the Founder of the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center.
received an MA in Tibetan Language and Literature from Qinghai Nationalities University in 2012. Based in Amdo, he is currently involved in a Tibetan oral history project as well as film translation.
is a doctoral student in East Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University.
received her Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Columbia University.
is a scholar based in Washington State, USA. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1996.
is a professor at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, CNRS), Paris.
is a candidate for the Geshe degree at Sera Monastery in India. He was one of the founders and the first director of Sera Je IMI house, a complex especially built for the Western monks studying at the monastery.
is an Editor at the Treasury of Lives. She is also English Editor of Tibet Web Digest, a project of Columbia University's Modern Tibetan Studies program.
is an academic researcher at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. Born in Amdo and educated at Labrang and in India, he has published several translations, including An Undercover Journey Through Tibet, by Ajam (from Tibetan to English) and Bertrand Russel's On Education: Especially in Early Childhood (from English to Tibetan).
has a PhD in Tibetan Studies from Columbia University and is currently teaching at Barnard College.
is a Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
is a scholar in Xining.
is Canadian Research Chair in Religion and Contemporary Society in Asia at the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia.
is the main translator of the Sugatagarbha Translation Group.
received an MA in Religious Studies at University of California Santa Barbara. She is currently an editor at the Treasury of Lives.
is a postdoctoral fellow at Bonn University. She received her PhD. from Humboldt University in Berlin in 2013.
is Leila Hadley Luce Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies at Columbia University. He completed his PhD in Inner Asian History at Harvard in 2002.
is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Troy University. His research focuses on the history of the Jangter Treasure Tradition.
is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhism and Modernity Department of Anthropology and Ethnography, Aarhus University. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
is one of the world's leading scholars of Himalayan Art. He is the Director and Chief Curator of Himalayan Art Resources (himalayanart.org).
is a PhD candidate at the University of Washington. He has published several translations of Mongolian and Tibetan literature, including several volumes of Mongolian poety. He has also released many recordings of experimental music.
is a PhD candidate in Religious Studies at Indiana University.
is a Ph.D. candidate in Buddhist Studies at the University of Toronto.
is Assistant Professor of History in Mount Holyoke College. She received her Ph.D. in the History-East Asian Program at Columbia University in 2016. Her research interests include imperial formation in the early modern era and history of Buddhism in East Asia. https://www.mtholyoke.edu/people/lan-wu.
is a Ph.D. student at Indiana University.
is a Research Associate in the Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.
is a translator and member of Esukhia.
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The TBRC RID number refers to the unique ID assigned by the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC.org) to each historical figure in their database of Tibetan literature.