The Dharmachakra Translation Committee draws its inspiration from the vision, commitment, and magnificent achievements of past Buddhist translators. Directed by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, the Committee is dedicated to making Buddhist classics available to modern readers in their native languages.
Khartrul Kunkyen Tenpe Nyima, recognized as a reincarnation of Śāntarakṣita, was a nineteenth-century master from Repkong, the homeland of Shabkar and many other masters. His father was Chöying Thobden Dorje, the author of the Treasury of Sūtras and Tantras, a landmark text widely studied in eastern Tibet.
Shechen Gyaltsap IV spent most of his life in retreat and was one of the main teachers of the late Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.