About Us



To further the learning of the Dharma by providing free of charge translation and publication of classical texts from the ancient Nalanda masters. 

We aim to translate texts from Indian and Tibetan masters to various languages and distribute the translated texts for free. The texts include but not limited to the followings.

  1. 1.Introduction to the Middle Way (Madhyamakavatara) by Chandrakirti (in progress)

  2. 2.The Seven Treatises on Valid Cognition by Acharya Dharmakirti (in progress)

  3. 3.The Five Treatises of Maitreya by Asanga (in progress)
     a. The Ornament of Clear Realization (Abhisamayalankara)
     b. The Ornament of Mahayana Sutras (Mahayanasutralankara)
     c. Distinguishing the Middle from the Extremes (Madhyantavibhaga)
     d. Distinguishing Dharma and Dharmata (Dharma-dharmata-vibhaga)
     e. The Sublime Continuum (Uttaratantra Shastra)

  4. 4.Treasures of the Sakya Lineage: Teachings from the Masters (Paths of LIberation Series) by Khenpo Lama Migmar (2nd ed, 2013)

  5. 5.The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lam Rim Chen Mo) by Je Tsongkhapa Losangdrakpa (2012)

  6. 6.A Commentary on the Awakening Mind (Bodhicittavivarana) by Arya Nagarjuna (2010)

  7. 7.Treasures of the Sakya Lineage: Teachings from the Masters (Paths of LIberation Series) by Khenpo Lama Migmar  (1st ed, 2009)

  8. 8.The Thirty Seven Bodhisattva Practices by Ngulchu Thogme (completed in 2009)


To bring the oral transmission of the Vajrayana tradition to the community of seekers and Buddhists by hosting Dharma teachings and retreats.


Teachings are offered free of charge to benefit the community. Donations provide the funding for covering the cost of publication and organizing teachings.



Spiritual Directors 

Vien Giac, Hannover, Germany - Hòa Thượng Phương Trượng Thích Như Điển
Rato Dratsang Monastery, India – Khenpo Geshe Nicholas Vreeland Rinpoche

Translation Advisors

Hòa Thượng Phương Trượng Thích Như Điển
Venerable Thich Hanh Tan - Abbot Buddhistisches Klausurzentrum Amitayus

Executive Director

Ananda Kunga Lhamo - Suzan Doan, M.B.A.

Director of Publication

Our editorial team consists of a global community of translators

P.U.F. Distribution Channel for Dharma texts and Dharma Events Coordinators

Tibetan Buddhist Centers, a global community of Vietnamese Temples, and Dharma Foundations.

Electronic copies can be downloaded from here for free.

Prajna Upadesa Foundation

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Prajna Upadesa is a tax exempt non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All of your donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.