Douglas S. Duckworth, PhD, is one of the leading Mipam scholars at work today. Conversant in Tibetan, Chinese, and Sanskrit, he is translator of Distinguishing the Views and Philosophies: Illuminating Emptiness in a Twentieth-Century Tibetan Buddhist Classic and has collaborated on English translations of Mipam’s commentaries. He is also the author of Mipam on Buddha-Nature: The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition.
His Life and Teachings
Jamgön Mipam (1846–1912) is one of the most extraordinary figures in the history of Tibet. Monk, mystic, and brilliant philosopher, he shaped the trajectory of Tibetan Buddhism’s Nyingma school. This introduction provides a most concise entrée to this… Read More
Douglas S. Duckworth, PhD, is one of the leading Mipam scholars at work today. He has spent over seven years living in Asia (including Tibet, India, Nepal, and China) and has studied with and translated for teachers from all the major Tibetan traditions: the Sakya, Kagyü, Jonang, Geluk, Nyingma, and Bön. He is conversant in Tibetan, Chinese, and Sanskrit.