Translations by Monica Thunder
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Monica Thunder graduated with a B.A. in Creative Writing and Anthropology from U.C. Santa Cruz in 2014, and received an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from Rangjung Yeshe Institute in Kathmandu in 2022. She is currently teaching intermediate Classical Tibetan and academic writing at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute alongside her translation work for Samye Translations.
Texts translated into English by Monica Thunder
Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa
- Exquisite Melody of the Auspicious Tamboura: A Depiction of the Profound Treasure Revelations at Chimé Karmo Taktsang Rockface and Yumtso Lake with Brief Captions by Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa
Chokgyur Lingpa's first-hand account of the treasure revelations of The Essential Sacred Dharma in Five Cycles (dam chos snying po skor lnga), The Gradual Path of Wisdom Essence (lam rim ye shes snying po), and The Magical Net of the Three Roots (rtsa gsum sgyu ’phrul drva ba) at Chimé Karmo Taktsang and Sengé Yumtsho in Kham in 1866. The account was inscribed on the back of a thangka depicting the revelation scene.