Alexander Berzin (Scholar)

Alexander Berzin (Scholar)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alexander Berzin (born 1944) is a Buddhist Scholar, translator and teacher focusing on the Tibetan tradition. Berzin was born in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. He received his B.A. degree in 1965 from the Department of Oriental Studies, Rutgers University in conjunction with Princeton University and his M.A. in 1967 and Ph.D. in 1972 from the Departments of Far Eastern Languages (Chinese) and Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Harvard University.From 1969 to 1998, he resided primarily in Dharamsala, India, initially as a Fulbright scholar, studying and practicing with masters from all four Tibetan Buddhist traditions. His main teacher was Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche, the late Master Debate Partner and Assistant Tutor of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Berzin served as his interpreter and secretary for nine years, accompanying him on several world tours. He has also served as occasional Dharma interpreter for His Holiness the Dalai Lama.show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 349g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135962264
  • 9786135962260