Thupten Jinpa

Dr. Thupten Jinpa is the founder and chairman of Compassion Institute, and the principal author of Compassion Cultivation Training™ (CCT©), developed at Stanford University. Jinpa trained as a monk at the Shartse College of Ganden Monastic University, South India, where he received the Geshe Lharam degree. He has been the principal English translator to His Holiness the Dalai Lama since 1985 and has translated and collaborated on numerous books by the Dalai Lama.