Ka-Ter Translation Project of the Shang Shung Institute Austria
11th Training for Translators from Tibetan
August 10th - September 4th 2013
Tibetan is a sacred language and the sheer beauty of the Dharma is mirrored by the clarity and imaginative creativity of the Tibetan language. For this and many other reasons the study of Tibetan language represents a crucial step towards a closer relation with the Teachings.
To give the possibility to the practitioners of the Dzogchen Community to study Tibetan language, the Tibetan Language Trainings have become a major aspect and task of the Ka-Ter Translation Project of the Shang Shung Institute Austria for already more than one decade.
1. Intermediate level
Course fee: € 85.00
Like in the last years the courses or trainings of the Ka-Ter Tibetan Language Project will take place at the Shang Shung Institute Merigar, Italy.
In order to be able to participate in Tibetan Language Training one
Dr Fabian Sanders: Dr Fabian Sanders was born in Salo’, Italy, from German parents. After studying Chinese and Sanskrit languages and deepening his knowledge of Eastern, Central and South Asian Traditions and cultures, in the last decade he has been focusing on the Tibetan world. He began working with the 9th Khalkha Jestun Dampa on the history of his lineage and his biography for a PhD Thesis and he took part in his first retreat with Chögyal Namkhai Norbu in 1997 in New Delhi, which has been a crucial experience. Alongside the research on and translation of classical Tibetan texts he devotes himself to the quest for careful understanding of doctrinal principles and spiritual practices of the Himalayan region. At present he teaches Tibetan language and literature at the Universita Ca’ Foscari in Venice. He is academic director of the Shang Shung Institute for Tibetan Studies (UK) and teaches language and translation courses for the Shang Shung Institute.
Course Organiser Requirements
- Find a suitable place for study,
- Take care of accommodation and food for the teacher,
- Take care of transport for the teacher from/to the airport, and from/to the hotel to the place of study.