Heart Advice on Translation—Erik Pema Kunsang

Erik Pema Kunsang is a Dharma teacher and translator of Tantric texts and pith instructions of the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages. He is the co-founder of Rangjung Yeshe Publications, Rangjung Yeshe Institute (Nepal), and several Gomde retreat centers across Europe.

On March 4, 2021, Erik Pema Kunsang met with Khyentse Vision Project translator trainees to answer their questions about translating sādhanas, the importance of gaining experience with practice traditions for translators, and the joy of working with poetry and song. This is an excerpt from that workshop.