Douglas S. Duckworth, PhD, is one of the leading Mipam scholars at work today. Conversant in Tibetan, Chinese, and Sanskrit, he is translator of Distinguishing the Views and Philosophies: Illuminating Emptiness in a Twentieth-Century Tibetan Buddhist Classic and has collaborated on English translations of Mipam’s commentaries. He is also the author of Mipam on Buddha-Nature: The Ground of the Nyingma Tradition.
Jamgon Mipam (1846-1912) was one of the great luminaries of Tibetan Buddhism in modern times. He had a dominant and vitalizing influence on the Nyingma school and beyond. A scholar of outstanding brilliance and versatility, his translated works are eagerly anticipated by English-language readers.