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Work in Progress: First Quarter 2008

Alexander Berzin

31 March 2008

Digitized English articles that arrived:

  • The Life and Times of He Yan (Ho Yen) (4 parts)

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Deluded Outlook toward a Transitory Network
  • Proposal for Research Cooperation between Dharmasala and Uzbekistan

New Russian translations online:

  • Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship (chapters 7-end of the e-Book)
  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)
  • The Establishment of the Bhikshuni Order in India
  • Tulkus Conference on Nonsectarianism

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Comparison of the 'Dharma-Lite' and 'Real Thing Dharma' Versions of Lam-rim 

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (7 parts) 

Completed and edited Polish translations that arrived:

  • Renunciation – The Determination To Be Free 

Completed and edited Portuguese translations that arrived:

  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers
  • Buddhism and Science
  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate
  • Lessons To Be Learned from the Adaptation of Tibetan Buddhism in Mongolia
  • The Endpoint of Samsara Is Suffering, the Endpoint of Dharma Is Happiness – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

24 March 2008

New English audio files online:

  • An Overview of the Ninth Karmapa’s Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Unawareness (2 sessions)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need editing:

  • Meditation for Recognizing the Five Aggregates (part 2)
  • Detailed Explanation of the Seven-Part Cause and Effect Guideline for Developing Bodhicitta (5 parts)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • The Establishment of the Bhikshuni Order in India
  • Biography of Nagarjuna
  • The Life of Atisha
  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments
  • A Short Biography of Tsongkhapa
  • Guidelines from the Mongolian Experience for Translating Tibetan Buddhist Texts

Completed and edited Spanish translations that arrived:

  • Mahamudra and the Four Noble Truths (part 1)

Completed Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Mahamudra and the Four Noble Truths (part 2)
  • Common Root Tantric Vows
  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 2)

Articles sent for Spanish translation:

  • Mahamudra and the Four Noble Truths (part 3)

Completed and edited Portuguese translations that arrived:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 7)
  • The Foundation of All Qualities – Tsongkhapa

17 March 2008

New English articles online:

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (3 parts)

Edited English audio files that arrived:

  • The Four Gateways to Liberation as Used for Voidness Meditation in Kalachakra (1 part)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Detailed Explanation of the Seven-Part Cause and Effect Guideline for Developing Bodhicitta (5 parts)

English audio files sent for editing:

  • Meditation for Recognizing the Five Aggregates (7 parts)
  • Detailed Explanation of the Seven-Part Cause and Effect Guideline for Developing Bodhicitta (5 parts)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need editing:

  • Interview with Alex Berzin about Serkong Rinpoche (1 part)
  • Interview with Alan Turner about Serkong Rinpoche (1 part)

New German articles online:

  • Brief Introduction to the Four Noble Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Practices for Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Kalachakra Does Not Advocate or Predict an Actual World Armageddon

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 2)
  • Belief in One Truth or in Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Comparison of the “Dharma-Lite” and “Real Thing” Dharma Versions of Lam-rim
  • The Nazi Connection with Shambhala and Tibet
  • Mahamudra and the Four Noble Truths (3 parts)

Completed and edited Portuguese translations that arrived:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 6)

10 March 2008

English articles sent for editing the Chinese content:

  • A Psychological Interpretation of the Structure of Symbolism in Neo-Confucian Chinese Society as Expressed in the Metaphysics of Zhu Xi (Chu Hsi)
  • Preliminary Impressions and Reflections on the Impact of the Indo-European Concept of “To Be” on Neo-Taoist Problems of Ontology
  • Wu-ist Elements and Vestiges in Chinese Social and Political History
  • Human Sacrifice and Blood Covenants as the Origin of the Macrobiotic Usage of Cinnabar in Chinese Alchemy

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Brief Introduction to the Four Noble Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Buddha-Nature: Day One of a Discourse on Uttaratantra – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (2 parts)

Digitized German articles that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Dharma im Westen

Completed German translations that arrived and are awaiting editing:

  • Overview of the Gelug Monastic Education System – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II
  • Kalachakra, Tantra, and Their Relation with World Peace
  • Happiness: An In-depth Analysis of Its Role in Sutra and Tantra (3 parts)
  • Kalachakra Six-Session Guru-Yoga – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and Yongdzin Ling Rinpoche (2003 Precise Poetic Translation)
  • The Eight Branches of an Arya Pathway Mind

Articles sent for German translation:

  • Kalachakra Does Not Advocate or Predict an Actual World Armageddon
  • The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsongkhapa
  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (parts 3-6)

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 2)

Completed and edited Portuguese translations that arrived:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 5)

Completed and edited Polish articles that arrived:

  • Seven-Part Cause and Effect Guideline for Developing Bodhicitta

3 March 2008

English, German, and Russian audio sections:

  • Lower quality versions are now available for all audio files

New English articles online:

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Belief in One Truth or in Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Brief Presentation of the Main Points about Karma
  • Down-to-Earth Explanation of the Seven-Limb Preliminary Practice
  • Kalachakra Does Not Advocate or Predict an Actual World Armageddon

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need editing:

  • Meditation for Recognizing the Five Aggregates (part 1)

Digitized English articles that arrived:

  • Preliminary Impressions and Reflections on the Impact of the Indo-European Concept of “To Be” on Neo-Taoist Problems of Ontology
  • Wu-ist Elements and Vestiges in Chinese Social and Political History
  • Human Sacrifice and Blood Covenants as the Origin of the Macrobiotic Usage of Cinnabar in Chinese Alchemy

English articles sent for digitizing:

  • The Life and Times of He Yan (Ho Yen) (4 parts)

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Summary Report of the 2007 International Congress on the Women’s Role in the Sangha: Bhikshuni Vinaya and Ordination Lineages (4 parts)

Completed edited German translations that arrived and were sent for final editing:

  • Practices for Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life

New Russian articles online:

  • Introduction to Buddhist Sexual Ethics: Having Sex with Someone Else’s Partner
  • Issues in Buddhist Sexual Ethics

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (part 1) 

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Basic Scheme of the Five Aggregate Factors of Experience
  • Secondary Bodhisattva Vows
  • Secondary Tantric Vows

Completed and edited Portuguese translations that arrived:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche

Completed and edited Chinese translations that arrived:

  • The Historical Interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic Cultures before the Mongol Invasion (Introduction and chapters 1-6) 

Completed Polish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Seven-Part Cause and Effect Guideline for Developing Bodhicitta

25 February 2008

New English articles online:

  • Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Unawareness – The Ninth Karmapa Wangchug-dorjey (4 parts)

Transcripts of English courses that arrived:

  • Incorrect Consideration and Voidness (7 sessions)

Rough transcript of handwritten English reading notes that arrived and are now being edited:

  • Shakapa, Tibet: A Political History

Digitized English articles that arrived:

  • A Psychological Interpretation of the Structure of Symbolism in Neo-Confucian Chinese Society as Expressed in the Metaphysics of Zhu Xi (Chu Hsi)

English articles sent for digitizing:

  • Preliminary Impressions and Reflections on the Impact of the Indo-European Concept of “To Be” on Neo-Taoist Problems of Ontology
  • Wu-ist Elements and Vestiges in Chinese Social and Political History
  • Human Sacrifice and Blood Covenants as the Origin of the Macrobiotic Usage of Cinnabar in Chinese Alchemy

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • An Overview of Maitreya’s Uttaratantra (The Furthest Everlasting Stream) (6 sessions)

English audio files sent for editing:

  • An Overview of the Ninth Karmapa’s Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Unawareness (2 sessions)

New German articles online:

  • Anleitung zur Meditation (Instructions for Meditation) – [in German only]

German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (parts 1-2)

Articles sent for German translation:

  • Brief Introduction to the Four Noble Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Overview of the Gelug Monastic Education System – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II
  • Buddha-Nature: Day One of a Discourse on Uttaratantra – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama (2 parts)

New Russian articles online:

  • Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • Sustainable Development of Western Buddhist Traditions
  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism
  • Handling Fear
  • Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship (chapters 4-6)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Forty-six Faults That Cause Interference for Spiritual Study and Practice
  • Extra-bodily States in Buddhism – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • Discerning and Stabilizing Meditations (Analytical and Formal Meditations)
  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II
  • Proposal for Research Cooperation between Dharamsala and Uzbekistan

Completed Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Brief Introduction to the Four Noble Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Paraphrase of Advice from an Experienced Old Man – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey
  • The Endpoint of Samsara Is Suffering, the Endpoint of Dharma Is Happiness – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsongkhapa

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

  • The Life of Atisha – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey
  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey
  • Following Dharma and Avoiding Suffering – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • Explanation of The Foundation for Good Qualities – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (6 parts)
  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (2 parts)
  • Introductory Lecture on Karma
  • General Presentation of Shamatha and Vipashyana
  • Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life

Articles retranslated into French and sent for evaluation:

  • Current Situation of Buddhism in the World
  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World

18 February 2008

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Historical Interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic Cultures before the Mongol Invasion (chapters 13-20)
  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (part 1)

Edited German translations sent for final editing:

  • Introduction to Meditation

New Russian articles online:

  • Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship (chapters 2, 3) 

Completed Russian translations sent for editing:

  • Advice from H.H. the Dalai Lama on Teaching Lam-rim
  • Approaches to the Dharma – Intellectual, Emotional, and Devotional
  • Bon and Tibetan Buddhism
  • Identifying the Objects of Safe Direction (Refuge)
  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World
  • The Origin of the Yellow Hat Worn by Monks in the Gelug Tradition
  • Sustainable Development of Western Buddhist Traditions
  • Address to the Monks of Ganden, Drepung, and Sera about Buddhism in Foreign Countries
  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)
  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism
  • Handling Fear
  • Taking the Kalachakra Initiation (12 chapters)

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • General Introduction to the Initial Scope Teachings of the Graded Path (Lam-rim) – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (2 parts)

Completed Portuguese translations sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Edited Spanish translations that arrived:

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows
  • Introduction to Voidness and Mental Labeling

Edited Vietnamese translations that arrived:

  • Becoming Involved with Buddhism
  • The Appeal of Buddhism in the Modern World
  • Buddhism and Science
  • Basic Questions on Karma and Rebirth
  • Basic Questions on Detachment, Nonviolence, and Compassion
  • The Buddhist View toward Other Religions
  • The Compassionate Heart of Bodhicitta
  • Do You Believe in Rebirth?

11 February 2008

Transcribed English audio files received and requiring editing:

  • Working Materials for Understanding Self-Voidness and Other-Voidness (5 parts)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Meditation Practice of the Seven-Part Cause and Effect Guideline for Developing Bodhicitta (5 parts)
  • Meditation for Recognizing the Five Aggregates (7 parts)

English course transcription sent for editing:

  • Sangha

New German articles online:

  • A Prayer for Constructive Actions in the Beginning, Middle, and End – Tsongkhapa

New Russian articles online:

  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhicitta
  • Avoiding Mixing Ego with Dharma Practice
  • Do You Believe in Rebirth?
  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship (preface, chapter 1)

New English and Russian audio files online:

  • The Voidness or Total Absence of an Impossible “Me” (4 parts)

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Dealing with Difficult Experiences that Arise in Meditation and in Retreat
  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study: The Seven-Limb Practice

Articles Sent for Russian Translation:

  • Tulkus’ Conference on Nonsectarianism

Completed Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Lessons To Be Learned from the Adaptation of Tibetan Buddhism in Mongolia
  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers

Completed Vietnamese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

4 February 2008

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Historical Interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic Cultures before the Mongol Invasion (chapters 7-12)

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Introduction to Buddhist Sexual Ethics: Having Sex with Someone Else’s Partner
  • Issues in Buddhist Sexual Ethics
  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism
  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhicitta

Completed and edited Russian translations undergoing final editing:

  • A Portrait of Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche
  • Basic Features of Tantra
  • Basic Questions on Karma and Rebirth
  • Buddhism and Science
  • Lam-rim Structured According to the Four Noble Truths
  • Mistaken Foreign Beliefs about Shambhala
  • Overview of the Gelug Monastic Education System
  • Renunciation – The Determination to Be Free
  • The Meaning and Use of a Mandala

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • The Relation between Buddhism and Sufism: Response to Majid Tehranian
  • Sustainable Development of Western Buddhist Traditions
  • Address to the Monks of Ganden, Drepung, and Sera about Buddhism in Foreign Countries
  • Avoiding Confusion in the Spiritual Student-Teacher Relationship
  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)
  • Handling Fear
  • Dispelling Discomfort at the Eight Transitory Things in Life
  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth
  • Root Bodhisattva Vows
  • Common Root Tantric Vows
  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers
  • Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship
  • The Four Axioms for Examining a Dharma Teaching
  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

Completed and edited Portuguese translations that arrived:

  • Holy Wars in Buddhism and Islam (abridged version)
  • Brief History of Dzogchen 
  • Brief History of Dzogchen in Chart Form

Completed Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Short Biography of Tsongkhapa
  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (parts 5, 6, 7)
  • The Current State of Buddhism in the World
  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II
  • Three Principal Aspects of the Path – Tsongkhapa
  • A Short Commentary to Three Principal Aspects of the Path – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Introduction to Voidness and Mental Labeling
  • Introduction to Tantra
  • Basic Features of Tantra
  • Overview of Kalachakra
  • Mistaken Foreign Beliefs about Shambhala
  • Introduction to Dzogchen
  • Introduction to Mahamudra and Its Practical Application to Life (5 parts)
  • Root Bodhisattva Vows
  • Secondary Bodhisattva Vows
  • Common Root Tantric Vows
  • Secondary Tantric Vows
  • Brief History of Buddhism in India before the Thirteenth Century Invasions
  • History of the Early Period of Buddhism and Bon in Tibet (2 parts)
  • Bon and Tibetan Buddhism
  • Introduction to Buddhism from an Islamic Point of View
  • Some Common Features of Buddhism and Islam
  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma
  • Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

Articles Sent for Portuguese Translation:

  • Buddhism and Science
  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Suggestions Regarding Overseas Dharma Centers
  • Lessons To Be Learned from the Adaptation of Tibetan Buddhism in Mongolia
  • Paraphrase of Advice from an Experienced Old Man – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey
  • Brief Introduction to the Four Noble Truths

Articles Sent for Chinese Translation:

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives
  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • The Endpoint of Samsara Is Suffering, the Endpoint of Dharma Is Happiness – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • Following the Dharma and Avoiding Suffering – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I
  • The Purpose and Benefits of Debate – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche II
  • Dealing with Difficult Experiences that Arise in Meditation and in Retreat
  • Handling Fear
  • Dealing with Jealousy
  • Actions for Training from Taking Safe Direction (Refuge)
  • Actions for Training from the Pledged State of Aspiring Bodhicitta

28 January 2008

Transcribed English audio files received, edited, and put online:

  • Introductory Lecture on Karma

Major revisions made in online English articles:

  • Buddha-Nature: Day One of a Discourse on Uttaratantra – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Self-Voidness and Other-Voidness [5 parts]

English audio files received that had been sent for cleaning up the audio quality and which need editing:

  • The Four Gateways to Liberation as Used for Voidness Meditation in Kalachakra [1 part]

New German articles online:

  • The Relevance of Religion in Modern Times – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • The Qualities of a Buddha’s Enlightening Influence

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Historical Interaction between the Buddhist and Islamic Cultures before the Mongol Invasion (Introduction and chapters 1-6)

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

Completed and edited Spanish translations that arrived:

  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma

21 January 2008

New English and Russian audio files online:

  • Overview of A Root Text on Gelug-Kagyu Mahamudra [8 parts]
  • Advice on Practicing Buddhism in the West [1 part]
  • Meditation Methods [1 part]

Edited English course transcriptions that arrived and needing final editing:

  • Brief Explanation of the Ninth Karmapa’s Mahamudra Eliminating the Darkness of Ignorance (session 2)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Incorrect Consideration and Voidness (7 sessions)
  • Karma (1 session)
  • Spiritual Materialism (1 session)

Completed and edited Spanish translations that arrived:

  • The Compassionate Heart of Bodhicitta

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Avoiding Mixing Ego with Dharma Practice

Articles Sent for Russian Translation

  • Survey of the Basic Forms of Buddhism
  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives
  • Preliminaries for Meditation or Study: The Seven-Limb Prayer
  • Dealing with Difficult Experiences That Arise in Meditation and Retreat

14 January 2008

The new Russian section is now online.

Completed Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Relevance of Religion in the Modern World – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

New German article online:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Completed Vietnamese translations that arrived:

  • Root Bodhisattva Vows
  • Secondary Bodhisattva Vows
  • Common Root Tantric Vows 
  • Secondary Tantric Vows 
  • Auxiliary Bonding Practices 
  • Common Bonding Practices for the Buddha-Families Bonding Practices for Mother Tantra 
  • Kalachakra Root Tantric Vows 
  • Twenty-Five Modes of Tamed Behavior 
  • Uncommon Bonding Practices for the Buddha-Families 
  • Seven-Limb Prayer – Shantideva 
  • Hundreds of Deities of Tushita (Migtsema Tsongkhapa Practice / Ganden Lhagyama
  • An Extremely Abbreviated Six-Session Yoga- Ngulchu Dharmabhadra
  • An Abbreviated Integrating Practice in Six Sessions – Ngulchu Jeydrung
  • Six-Session Yogas Kalachakra Six-Session Guru-Yoga – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and Yongdzin Ling Rinpoche 
  • Text of Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment – Atisha 
  • Text of The Abbreviated Lam-rim – Tsongkhapa 
  • Text of The Three Principal Aspects of the Path - Tsongkhapa 
  • Text of The Foundation for Good Qualties- Tsongkhapa 
  • Eight-Verse Attitude Training – Langri-tangpa 
  • Seven-Point Attitude-Training – Geshe Chaykawa (Pabongka edition)

7 January 2008

English and bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for preparation to put online:

  • Meditation Methods
  • Advice on Practicing Buddhism in the West
  • An Overview of A Root Text for Gelug-Kagyu Mahamudra (8 parts)
  • The Voidness or Total Absence of an Impossible “Me” (4 parts)

New German article online:

  • The Three Divisions of Buddha’s Enlightening Words

Completed German translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Bringing Buddhism Down to Earth (chapters 2 – 7)

Completed and edited Polish translations that arrived:

  • Mistaken Foreign Myths about Shambhala

Completed and edited Russian translations that arrived:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam