Mitra-Tyler-Dewar-med-197x300Mitra Tyler Dewar is a Buddhist teacher in the Nalandabodhi community. An oral interpreter and literary translator of Tibetan, he was appointed as a senior Nalandabodhi teacher in 2005 by his teacher, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, and received the title Mitra, or “spiritual friend.” He has written for Buddhadharma, Bodhi, and Shambhala SunSpace and published two volumes of translation, Trainings in Compassion (2004) and The Karmapa’s Middle Way (2008), with Snow Lion Publications (now a division of Shambhala Publications). A faculty member and oral interpreter at Nitartha Institute, he is currently working on several translation projects and teaches regularly throughout North America and the world.

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