Dr. Andreas Doctor

Project Consultant
Andreas is the director of the Dharmachakra Translation Committee and the editorial co-director of 84000. He is advising the project on translation methodology and project strategy.

Andreas (PhD 2004, University of Calgary) lives with his family in a small village in Denmark. He has been involved in translating and editing for 84000 since the very early days and is currently serving as editorial co-director.

For a number of years, Andreas has studied Buddhist history and philosophy under the guidance of Tibetan monks and lamas, mostly in Nepal at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery. As a founding member of Rangjung Yeshe Institute, he spent fifteen years teaching at the Institute and for most of this period he served as director of studies at Kathmandu University’s Centre for Buddhist Studies, located at Rangjung Yeshe Institute.

As director of the Dharmachakra Translation Committee, Andreas has participated in numerous translation projects, most recently in translating sūtras and tantras from the Tibetan canon. He is also a founding member of Rangjung Yeshe Gomde, Denmark.