Adam Pearcey

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Adam Pearcey is a translator of Tibetan texts and the founder of Lotsawa House, a virtual library of Buddhist translations. His publications include (as translator) Mind in Comfort and Ease by His Holiness the Dalai Lama (Wisdom Publications, 2007) and Ga Rabjampa’s To Dispel the Misery of the World (Wisdom Publications, 2012), which featured on Shambhala Sun’s list of the year's best Buddhist books. He also wrote the foreword for The Life and Times of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö.

Adam first encountered Tibetan Buddhism in 1994, when he taught English at two monasteries near Darjeeling in India. He went on to study at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London; the Rangjung Yeshe Institute in Kathmandu, where he als
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[image error]For English-reading fans of Dza Patrul Rinpoche (rdza dpal sprul rin po che, 1808–1887) these are bountiful times. July saw the publication of Matthieu Ricard’s collection of stories and texts, Enlightened Vagabond, after some three or four decades of research and preparation. This month’s A Gathering of Brilliant Moons includes translations of no less than four texts from the mast...

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