Translating the Maitreya Treatises: An Interview with Thomas Doctor
Author Interviews / From the Editors / Snow Lion Articles

Translating the Maitreya Treatises: An Interview with Thomas Doctor

We recently interviewed Thomas Doctor, a translator on the Dharmachakra Translation Committee, about the importance of their recent translations of the Maitreya texts and commentaries. Shambhala Publications: The Dharmachakra Translation Committee has now published two of the five Maitreya texts, with a third on the way soon. Can you give a brief overview of why … Continue reading

Twelve Links of Dependent Origination
Daily Wisdom / Tibetan Dharma

Twelve Links of Dependent Origination

Cyclic existence continues to evolve through the power of the unbroken relationship of the twelve links of dependent origination. What are these twelve? They are (1) ignorance, which afflicts wandering beings by keeping them from seeing true reality. In obscuring the perception of true reality, ignorance also functions as the source for the subsequent links, … Continue reading