Published Translations

Tiago Lourenço  Templo Zu Lai

The most notable works include the translations featured on the website of Erick Tsiknopoulos,, which currently features English translations of over 300 Tibetan texts, along with the current projects of translating the Tibetan edition of the 29 and 31 Chapter Versions of the Sūtra of Golden Light (suvaraprabhā sottama sūtra), the Tibetan edition of the Lotus Sūtra (saddharma puṇḍarīka sūtraand its sole Tibetan commentary, and the complete Heart Essence of Yuthok (g.yu-thog snying-thigthe main Tantric spiritual practice cycle for Tibetan medical practitioners), which has been the main commissioned translation work since 2012; all of which will be published. Many of the translations have been published, some of which are available for viewing on The published works include:

  • The Mahālakṣmīni Sūtra (Mahāśrī Sūtra), a Mahāyāna sūtra, 2009, published by World of Feng Shui, 2010 (uncredited)
  • The Lamp of Advice Which Illuminates That Which Is To Be Adopted And Abandoned, by Khunu Negi Rinpoche (Khunu Lama Rinpoche II), 2010
  • Mañjuśrī, Green Tārā, and Medicine Buddha sādhanā practice texts for Sakya Dokho Ling, a Sakya center in the USA, 2010
  • The Noble One’s Downpour of Blessings: A Commentary on T’angtong Gyëlpo’s Chenrezig Sādhanā ‘For the Benefit of Beings Pervading Space’, by the 10th Sangyé Nyenpa Rinpoché, 2011, published by Sangyé Nyenpa Rinpoché’s monastery in Nepal, 2012
  • The Lamp of Pristine Wisdom: A Commentary on Karma Chagmé’s Mañjuśrī Sādhanā ‘Clearing Away the Darkness of Delusion’, by the 10th Sangyé Nyenpa Rinpoché, 2011, published by Sangyé Nyenpa Rinpoché’s monastery in Nepal, 2012
  • Sunlight Blessings that Cure the Longing of Remembrance: A Biography of the Khunu Mahāsattva, Tenzin Gyelts’en [Khunu Lama Rinpoché], by Lamchen Gyalpo Rinpoché, 2011
  • The Prayer for the Swift Rebirth of the 9th Khalkha Jetsün Dampa Rinpoché, by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, 2012 (used by Jonang Dharma centers)
  • several texts for Bön Shen Ling, a center in New York City, USA (uncredited), 2012
  • The Negative Retributions of Guns as Seen in the Reviving Hell: An Extract from the Visions of Each Hell, by Nyala Pema Düddul, 2012, published in China, 2013
  • The Concise Medicine Buddha Sūtra, published by Thekchen Chöling Singapore, 2013
  • The 108 Names of the Exalted Jambhala, published by Thekchen Chöling Singapore, 2014
  • The Incantation for Protecting and Increasing Wealth and Riches (Imbued with Golden Light, the Dhāraṇī of All Yakṣas], published by Thekchen Chöling Singapore, 2014

His current translation works planned for publication include:

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