Translations by Renée Ford
Renée Ford holds a BFA in ballet from the University of Cincinnati, an MA from Naropa University, and a PhD from Rice University. She is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Aarhus University working on "Heart Openings: The Experience and Cultivation of Love in Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam" and also a team member of both the Khyentse Vision Project and Oral History of Tibetan Studies.
Texts translated into English by Renée Ford
Dodrupchen Jigme Tenpe Nyima
- The Staircase That Leads to Lotus Light: Essential Instructions on Guru Yoga by Dodrupchen Jigme Tenpe Nyima
In twelve points, Jigme Tenpé Nyima offers detailed instructions and clarifications on The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel, the outer guru yoga practice from the Longchen Nyingtik cycle. He describes the realm of Lotus Light and its Copper-Coloured Mountain, highlights Guru Rinpoche's qualities, and stresses the importance of concentration, devotion and inspiration.