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Marcus Perman

Marcus Perman is the Executive Director of Tsadra Foundation, where he has worked for 14 years. He graduated from St. Lawrence University with honors in Psychology and Philosophy and graduated from Naropa University with an MA in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism focused on Tibetan and Sanskrit languages. From 2007-2008 Marcus studied at Tibet University in Lhasa, Tibet and Rumtek, Sikkim, India. His early interests lay primarily in philosophical interpretations of Tibetan Buddhism, but his current work focuses on online educational resources and digital resources for translators and scholars. With Tsadra Foundation, Marcus developed the Translation & Transmission Conference series and the Lotsawa Workshops and regularly hosts online events and other workshops. Other interests include comparative philosophy, writing, Vladimir Nabokov, and rock climbing.

Published Works

  • Tricycle Magazine Review of Contemplating Reality: A Practitioner's Guide to the View in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism by Andy Karr. Tricycle Summer 2007.
  • "Appreciating all Sentient Beings." in Heart Advice. Dharamsala, India: Altruism Press, 2008.
  • Mind Only Tenet System. Translation of sems tsam pa'i grub mtha' by Acharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen. Seattle: Nitartha Institute Publications, 2009.

Unpublished Works (completed)

M.A. Thesis: “Tshad Ma Literature: Towards a History of Tibetan Buddhist Epistemology”
B.S. Honors project: “Neurofeedback: The effect of training attentional abilities in female college students” Advisor: Dr. Artur Poczwardowski.

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Affiliations & relations

  • Tsadra Foundation · workplace affiliation