Heidi Köppl has worked as a translator at the Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Nepal and its affiliated centers worldwide since the 1990’s. She has been a faculty member at the Kathmandu University Centre for Buddhist Studies since 2001 and she is currently preparing a doctoral dissertation on Buddhist Tantra. Heidi serves as the editor-in-chief at the Triple Excellence contemplative program developed by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche and Dharmachakra Practices.
She is the author of Establishing Appearances as Divine: Rongzom Chözang on Reasoning, Madhyamaka, and Purity and the translator of Uniting Wisdom and Compassion: Illuminating the Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva by Chökyi Drakpa, with introduction by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche.
Photo: Heidi Köppl translating for Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche.