Phuntsho, Sonam

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Sonam Phuntsho is one of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche's senior monks. He studied classical Buddhist philosophy at Dzongsar Institute for nine years, and he received his Khenpo degree from Rinpoche in 2013. He has also completed a traditional 3-year meditation retreat in Bhutan. He has worked on many translation projects under Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche, including the Vimai Ladrub sadhana with Steve Cline as well as being on the translation team for the Chime Phagme Nyingthik sadhana. He also translated the Ushnishavijaya sadhana text into English with Janine Schulz and he was involved in the translation of Khyentse Chokyi Lodro's biography by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche; the English version is projected to come out next year. Khenpo currently resides in New Delhi. (Source Accessed Oct 5, 2021)

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