Tibetan Translator Program

Gyalshen Institute Tibetan Translator Program

Participation in this program presents an opportunity for you to access the
teachings in a new and dynamic way. You can gradually advance your skills in
translating written Tibetan by learning to identify the basic letter characters and
word construction, then go on to develop an understanding of grammar and usage.
The culmination of the program enables you to join in the important activity of
translation and analysis of Bön texts for the compassionate benefit of many in the

Classes are divided into three groups based on the experience and capacity of each
student. Each class term lasts 12 weeks. Once per week, we will meet for
approximately one hour, either in person or via Skype, to review exercises, answer
questions and examine new materials.


To prepare for class, please do the following:

1) Download and install the ZOOM application from zoom.us 

2) You will receive an email about 15 minutes prior to the start of the classes that provides a number to sign in to the webcast’s specific ZOOM room.

4) Enjoy the classes

5) If you are new to using ZOOM, we suggest that you open the application ahead of time and familiarize yourself with it. This will help to avoid any technical issues during the broadcast so that Rinpoche can focus on classes.