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Work in Progress: Third Quarter 2010

Alexander Berzin

27 September 2010

New English audio transcripts online:

  • Negation Phenomena: How to Focus on Voidness (4 parts)

  • The Four Indian Buddhist Tenet Systems on Voidness (Emptiness) (1 part)

New bilingual English-Russian audio files recorded:

  • The Jonang Tradition of Kalachakra (1 part)

  • Nirvana and Enlightenment (1 part)

  • Tantra As a Method for Spiritual Development (1 part)

  • Practicing Tantra Effectively (5 parts)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (part 3)

Proofread transcripts of English audio files that arrived:

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture (1 part)

  • General Kriya Tantra Practice (2 parts)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Short Explanation of the Mandala Offering of Request for a Teaching

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Questions Concerning Collective Karma and Natural Disasters

New French translations online:

  • Buddhism and Science

  • The Endpoint of Samsara Is Suffering, the Endpoint of Dharma Is Happiness – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

20 September 2010

New English audio transcripts online:

  • Recitation of Mantras (1 part)

  • Influence of Geshe Wangyal on Combining Buddhist Practice and Buddhology

  • Personal Experience Combining Buddhist Practice and Buddhology

Edited English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • The Gelug Explanation of How the Clear Light Mind Makes Appearances

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • The Historical Buddha and Development of Early Indian Buddhism in Light of the Pali Canon (3 parts)

  • Renunciation: Escape from the World or Constructive Analysis (1 part)

New bilingual English-Russian audio files recorded:

  • Equalizing Our Attitudes toward Ourselves: Overcoming Self-Hatred (5 parts)

Edited English and bilingual English-German audio files that arrived:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.07.12, 2005.07.19, 2005.07.26, 2005.08.02, 2005.08.16, 2005.08.23, 2005.08.30, 2005.09.06, 2005.09.13, 2005.09.20, 2005.09.27, 2005.10.04, 2005.10.11, 2005.10.18, 2005.10.25, 2005.11.01, 2005.11.08, 2005.11.28, 2005.12.05, 2005.12.13, 2005.12.20, 2006.01.10, 2006.01.17, 2006.01.24, 2006.01.31)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2003.01.14, 2003.01.21, 2003.01.28, 2003.06.03, 2003.06.17. 2003.06.24, 2003.07.01)

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.09.28)

New Russian translations online:

  • Challenges for Reviving Buddhism in Kalmykia

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Tibetan Astro Sciences (2 parts)

New Portuguese translations online:

  • The Situations of Buddhism and Islam in China, 1996

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

French translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • An Abbreviated Six-Session Yoga: 2001 Precise Poetic Translation

  • Paraphrase of Advice from an Experienced Old Man – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

13 September 2010

New English articles online:

  • The Life of the Buddha As Pieced Together from the Pali Canon

New English audio files online:

  • Analysis of Free Will Versus Determinism (1 part)

New English audio transcripts online:

  • Analysis of Free Will Versus Determinism (1 part)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (parts 1-2)

Proofread English audio transcriptions that arrived:

  • Overview of Cause and Effect (1 part)

  • Overview of Identical, Different, Contradictory, and Related Phenomena (2 parts)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture (1 part)

  • General Kriya Tantra Practice (2 parts)

  • Theory of Tantra in Terms of Inseparable Samsara and Nirvana (4 parts)

New bilingual English-German audio files online:

  • Analysis of Free Will Versus Determinism (1 part)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Distinguishing the Dharma from Asian Culture (1 part)

New bilingual English-German audio files recorded:

  • The Historical Buddha and Development of Early Indian Buddhism in Light of the Pali Canon (3 parts)

  • The Development of the Four Indian Buddhist Tenet Systems (1 part)

  • The Old and New Translation Periods in Tibet (3 parts)

  • Overview of Buddhist Metaphysics (7 parts)

New Russian translations online:

  • A Buddhist View of Islam

  • A Brief History of Mindrol-ling Monastery

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Survey of Tibetan History (part 1)

Transcribed Russian audio files that arrived:

  • Challenges for Reviving Buddhism in Kalmykia (1 part)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • Explanation of Buddhist Sexual Ethics: An Historical Perspective (1 part)

Bilingual English-Latvian audio files sent for audio editing:

  • The Relevance of Refuge and Karma in Daily Life (4 parts)

6 September 2010

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Letter of Practical Advice on Sutra and Tantra (2009.02.03, 2009.03.31, 2009.04.21)

Edited English transcripts that arrived:

  • Discourse on the Graded Stages of the Path, Based on Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (session 4)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Kalachakra Presentation of the Prophets of the Non-Indic Invaders (Full Analysis)

Articles sent for Russian translaton:

  • Tibeto-Mongolian Astrology and Karma

New Spanish translations online:

  • The Meaning and Use of a Mandala

Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (part 2)

Bilingual English-Spanish audio files sent for Spanish transcription:

  • Self-Transformation through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (parts 3 – 4)

New Portuguese articles online:

  • Tulkus’ Conference on Nonsectarianism

  • Historical Sketch of the Hui Muslims

30 August 2010

New English audio files online:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (5 parts)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Overview of Cause and Effect (1 part)

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others (8 parts)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (5 parts)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Overview of Cause and Effect

  • Overview of Identical, Different, Contradictory, and Related Phenomena (2 parts)

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Developing Ethical Self-Discipline

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • Discerning and Stabilizing Meditations

New bilingual English-Russian audio files online:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (5 parts)

New Portuguese articles online:

  • Compassion as the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

23 August 2010

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture (1 part)

  • Overview of Identical, Different, Contradictory, and Related Phenomena (part 2)

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • The Four Themes of Gampopa as Presented in Drugpa Kagyu by Padmakarpo (1 part)

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.09.21)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for English transcription:

  • Overview of Cause and Effect (1 part)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for English transcription:

  • Developing the Mind Based on Buddha-Nature (5 parts)

Handwritten English reading notes sent for transcription:

  • Basham, Arthur Llewelyn. “The Evolution of the Concept of the Bodhisattva” in The Bodhisattva Doctrine in Buddhism, Leslie Kawamura (ed.). Waterloo, Ontario: Wil­fred Laurier University Press, 1981, 19-60.

  • Dayal, Har. The Bodhisattva Doctrine in Buddhist Sanskrit Literature. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1932.

  • Ratnayaka, Shanta. “The Bodhisattva Ideal in Theravada.” Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies, vol. 8, no. 2 (1985), 85-110.

  • Upadhyaya, K.N. “The Impact of Early Buddhism on Hindu Thought (with Special Reference to the Bhagavadgita),” Philosophy East and West, vol. 18, no. 3 (July 1968), 163-173.

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • A Buddhist View of Islam

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • A Survey of Tibetan History (4 parts)

  • A Brief History of Mondrol-ling Monastery

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • Advice on Combining Yoga with Buddhist Practice (1 part)

New Russian transcripts of bilingual English-Russian audio files online:

  • Reflections on the Interaction of Buddhist Philosophy and Other Philosophies (1 part)

Articles sent for Polish translation:

  • Common Root Tantric Vows

New Portuguese translations online:

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Feeding and Taming the Demon of Fear

  • Short Explanation of the Mandala Offering of Request for a Teaching

  • Introduction to Tantra

  • The Current Situation of Buddhism in the World

  • Integrating Dharma into Our Lives

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Compassion as the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Forty-six Faults That Cause Interference for Spiritual Study and Practice

Articles set for Portuguese translation

  • Down-to-Earth Explanation of the Seven-Limb Preliminary Practice

  • Interview for the Kalmyk Mandala Magazine Concerning Buddhist Translation

  • Tulkus’ Conference on Nonsectarianism

  • Essentials for Taking a Kalachakra Initiation

  • Kalachakra Does Not Advocate or Predict an Actual World Armageddon

  • Historical Sketch of the Muslims of Tibet

  • Historical Sketch of the Hui Muslims of China

  • The Situations of Buddhism and Islam in China, 1996

  • The Relation of the Hui Muslims with the Tibetans and Uighurs, 1996

16 August 2010

New bilingual English-Latvian audio files recorded:

  • The Relevance of Refuge and Karma in Daily Life (4 parts)

Transcribed handwritten English reading notes that arrived and will need proofreading and editing:

  • Horrie, Chris and Chippendale, Peter. What is Islam? London: Virgin Books, 1990

Handwritten English reading notes sent for transcription:

  • Trimingham, John Spencer. The Sufi Orders in Islam. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • What Is Meditation?

Transcribed bilingual English-Spanish audio files sent for English proofreading:

  • The Four Themes of Gampopa as Presented in Drugpa Kagyu by Padmakarpo (1 part)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for English transcription:

  • Shambhala: Myth and Reality

New Russian translations online:

  • The Relation of the Hui Muslims with the Tibetans and Uighurs, 1996

New Spanish translations online:

  • The Life of Atisha

Spanish translations that arrived and will need editing:

  • Overview of the Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 3)

New Portuguese translations online:

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Achieving peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Introduction to Buddhist Sexual Ethics

  • Mistaken Foreign Beliefs about Shambhala

Portuguese translations sent for editing:

  • Introduction to Tantra

Edited French translations that arrived and were sent for proofreading:

  • Paraphrase of Advice from an Experienced Old Man – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

9 August 2010

New English articles online:

  • Disturbing Emotions during Nonconceptual Sensory Cognition

Edited English transcripts that arrived:

  • Discourse on the Graded Stages of the Path, Based on Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (session 3)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived:

  • Overview of Identical, Different, Contradictory, and Related Phenomena (part 1)

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.09.14)

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others (part 8)

Transcribed handwritten English reading notes that arrived and were sent for light editing:

  • Snellgrove, David. Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: Indian Buddhists and Their Tibetan Successors, vol. 1, ch 1-3, vol. 2, ch. 4

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • Influence of Geshe Wangyal on Combining Buddhist Practice and Buddhology (1 part)

  • Personal Experience of Combining Buddhist Practice and Buddhology (1 part)

  • Recitation of Mantras (1 part)

  • The Three Rounds of Transmission of the Dharma (The Three Turnings of the Wheel) (1 part)

  • The Nature of Appearances (part 4)

  • Overview of Mental Syntheses, Categories, and Individual Items (2 parts)

  • The Three Buddhist Councils in India (1 part)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others (8 parts)

English audio transcripts sent for transcribing:

  • Distinguishing Dharma from Asian Culture (1 part)

Edited German translations that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • The Special Features of the Gelug Tradition

New Russian translations online:

  • Religious Conversion in Shambhala

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Relation of the Hui Muslims with the Tibetans and Uighurs, 1996

New French translations online:

  • Proposal for a Memorial for the Tibetan Holocaust

Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Meaning and Use of a Mandala

Articles sent for Spanish translation:

  • Overview of the Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 3)

  • Some Common Features of Buddhism and Islam

Bilingual English-Spanish audio files sent for Spanish transcription:

  • Self-Transformation through the Lam-rim Graded Stages (parts 1- 2)

New Portuguese translations online:

  • Advice on Overcoming Self-Cherishing – Geshe Ngawang Dhargyey

Portuguese translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Achieving Peace through Inner Peace – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

Articles sent for Portuguese translation:

  • Short Explanation of the Mandala Offering of Request for a Teaching

  • Belief in One Truth or Many Truths – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Establishing Harmony within Religious Diversity – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion as the Source of Happiness – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

  • Compassion Based on Biology and Reason – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

2 August 2010

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading and editing:

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others (part 7)

  • Letter of Practical Advice on Sutra and Tantra (2009.04.14)

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.09.07)

English audio files sent for transcription:

  • Overview of Identical, Different, Contradictory, and Related Phenomena (2 parts)

Proofread English audio files that arrived:

  • The Nature of Mental Appearances (part 3)

Edited English and bilingual English-German audio files that arrived:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.03.06, 2005.03.15, 2005.03.29, 2005.04.05, 2005.04.26, 2005.05.03, 2005.05.10, 2005.05.17, 2005.05.24, 2005.05.31, 2005.06.07, 2005.06.14, 2005.06.21, 2005.06.28, 2005.07.05)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.07.12, 2005.07.19, 2005.07.26, 2005.08.02, 2005.08.16, 2005.08.23, 2005.08.30, 2005.09.06, 2005.09.13, 2005.09.20, 2005.09.27, 2005.10.04, 2005.10.11, 2005.10.18, 2005.10.25, 2005.11.01, 2005.11.08, 2005.11.28, 2005.12.05, 2005.12.13, 2005.12.20, 2006.01.10, 2006.01.17, 2006.01.24, 2006.01.31)

New Russian translations online:

  • Major Facets of Dzogchen

New Spanish translations online:

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

Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • The Nature of the Mind – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama

New French translations online:

  • Do You Believe in Rebirth?

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

French translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Buddhism and Science

  • 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

26 July 2010

New English audio transcripts online:

  • Introduction to the Sixteen Aspects of the Four Noble Truths in Sutra and Tantra (2 parts)

  • Explanation of A Bodhisattva’s Garland of Gems (7 parts)

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

  • Introduction to Ways of Knowing and Debate (1 part)

  • Seven Ways to Cognize Objects (2 parts)

  • Methodology for Translating Buddhist texts from Tibetan and Sanskrit into Modern Languages (1 part)

  • Advice on Combining Yoga with Buddhist Practice (1 part)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • The Nature of Mental Appearances (part 2)

  • Introduction to the Pledged Bodhicitta Actions for Training and the Root Bodhisattva Vows (6 parts)

  • Overview of Phenomena That Have Objects and Their Objects (1 part)

  • Overview of the Divisions of Phenomena

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading and editing:

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging One’s Attitudes about Self and Others (part 6)

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.08.31)

Edited English audio transcripts that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • How the Mind Makes Appearances: The Chittamatra and Prasangika Explanations According to the Gelug Tradition (1 part)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • What Is Meditation? (1 part)

  • Using Buddhist Methods for Helping Us in Our Daily Lives (1 part)

English audio transcripts sent for proofreading:

  • Influence of Geshe Wangyal on Combining Buddhist Practice and Buddhology (1 part)

  • Personal Experience of Combining Buddhist Practice and Buddhology (1 part)

  • Recitation of Mantras (1 part)

  • The Three Rounds of Transmission of the Dharma (The Three Turnings of the Wheel) (1 part)

English audio transcriptions sent for editing:

  • The Gelug Explanation of How the Clear Light Mind Makes Appearances (1 part)

Handwritten English reading notes sent for transcription:

  • Horrie, Chris and Chippendale, Peter. What is Islam? London: Virgin Books, 1990

Edited German translations that arrived and will need proofreading:

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (Emptiness) (part 2)

19 July 2010

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading and editing:

  • The Three Buddhist Councils (1 part)

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging one's Attitudes about Self and Others (part 5)

  • Letter of Practical Advice on Sutra and Tantra (2009.05.05)

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.08.24)

Transcribed English and German bilingual audio files that arrived and will need proofreading and editing:

  • Overview of the History of Buddhism in Tibet (1 part)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • The Nature of Mental Appearances (part 1)

  • Methodology for Translating Buddhist Texts from Tibetan and Sanskrit into Modern Languages (1 part)

  • Negation Phenomena: How to Focus on Voidness (4 parts)

English audio files sent for transcribing:

  • Advice on Combining Yoga with Buddhist Practice (1 part)

  • Overview of Mental Syntheses, Categories, and Individual Items (part 2)

English audio transcriptions sent for proofreading:

  • Introduction to the Pledged Bodhicitta Actions for Training and the Root Bodhisattva Vows (6 parts)

English audio transcriptions sent for editing:

  • How the Mind Makes Appearances: The Chittamatra and Prasangika Explanations According to the Gelug Tradition

New Spanish translations online:

  • How Gampopa Reached His Spiritual Attainments

Edited Spanish translations that arrived and are ready to go online:

  • Examining Karma Immediately after 9/11 (part 1)

Spanish translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Introduction to Meditation on Voidness (part 1)

  • Overview of the Twelve Links of Dependent Arising (part 2)

Articles sent for Spanish translation:

  • The Four Immeasurable Attitudes in Hinayana, Mahayana, and Bon

12 July 2010

New English audio transcripts online:

  • Reflections on the Interaction of Buddhist Philosophy and Other Philosophies (1 part)

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading and editing:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.08.17)

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging One's Attitudes about Self and Others (parts 2-4)

Transcriptions of English audio files sent for proofreading:

  • Methodology for Translating Buddhist Texts from Tibetan and Sanskrit into Modern Languages (1 part)

Proofread English audio transcripts that arrived:

  • The Four Indian Tenet Systems on Voidness (Emptiness) (1 part)

Edited English transcripts that arrived:

  • Discourse on the Graded Stages of the Path, Based on Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment – Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I (session 2)

Edited English and bilingual English-German audio files that arrived:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.07.13, 2004.07.20, 2004.07.27, 2004.08.03, 2004.08.17, 2004.08.24, 2004.08.31, 2004.09.07, 2004.09.14, 2004.09.21, 2004.09.28, 2004.10.05, 2004.10.12, 2004.10.19, 2004.10.26, 2004.11.02, 2004.11.09, 2004.11.16, 2004.11.23, 2004.11.30, 2004.12.07, 2004.12.14)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2005.03.06, 2005.03.15, 2005.03.29, 2005.04.05, 2005.04.26, 2005.05.03, 2005.05.10, 2005.05.17, 2005.05.24, 2005.05.31, 2005.06.07, 2005.06.14, 2005.06.21, 2005.06.28, 2005.07.05)

New bilingual English-German audio files recorded:

  • Distinguishing the Dharma from Asian Culture (1 part)

New Russian translations online:

  • The Situations of Buddhism and Islam in China, 1996

Russian translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Religious Conversion in Shambhala

Articles sent for Russian translation:

  • The Kalachakra Presentation of the Non-Indic Invaders (full analysis)

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for Russian transcription:

  • Reflections on the Interaction of Buddhist Philosophy and Other Philosophies (1 part)

Transcribed Russian audio files that arrived and were sent for proofreading and editing:

  • Developing Bodhicitta through Equalizing and Exchanging One's Attitudes about Self and Others (parts 6-8)

5 July 2010

Transcribed English audio files that arrived and will need proofreading and editing:

  • Overview of Mental Syntheses, Categories, and Individual Items (1 part)

  • Explanation of the Ninth Chapter, “Discriminating Awareness,” from Shantideva’s Engaging in Bodhisattva Behavior (2004.08.03, 2004.08.10)

Proofread transcripts of English audio files that arrived:

  • Theory and Practice of Guru-Yoga (3 parts)

Transcribed English audio files sent for proofreading:

  • Reflections on the Interaction of Buddhist Philosophy and Other Philosophies (1 part)
  • What Needs To Be Understood in Order to Have a Bodhicitta Aim (1 part)
  • Overview of the Six Far-Reaching Attitudes (1 part)
  • The Nature of Time According to Buddhism (6 parts)
  • Introduction to the Mind and Mental Factors (4 parts)
  • The Four Indian Tenet Systems on Voidness (Emptiness) (1 part)
  • Negation Phenomena: How to Focus on Voidness (Emptiness) (4 parts)

English audio files sent for audio editing:

  • The Nature of Time According to Buddhism (6 parts)

Bilingual English-German audio files sent for audio editing:

  • Overview of Dzogchen (1 part)

Russian translations sent for editing:

  • The Major Facets of Dzogchen
  • Brief History of Dzogchen

Bilingual English-Russian audio files sent for audio editing:

  • What Needs To Be Understood in Order to Have a Bodhicitta Aim (1 part)

New French translations online:

  • Extra-bodily States in Buddhism

French translations that arrived and were sent for editing:

  • Religious Harmony, Compassion, and Islam – His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
  • Do You Believe in Rebirth?