Larry Mermelstein Part One


Larry talks with Julia about:

  • visiting Samye Ling,
  • arriving at Tail of the Tiger,
  • the beginnings of Marpa House,
  • the origins of the Nalanda Translation Committee,
  • working with Rinpoche on translations at seminary and in Boulder,
  • working with Lama Ugyen Shenpen,
  • translating the ngondro text,
  • the idiosyncrasies of Tibetan pronounciation of Sanskrit,
  • researching the Vajrasattva mantra from Sanskrit and Tibetan sources,
  • translating the Vajrayogini sadhana,
  • seminary as the Vidyadhara’s laboratory for creating and refining forms and practices.