Annie Bien

Annie Bien is an English¬†translator of Tibetan scriptures and a writer of fiction and poetry. She¬†began translating Buddhist texts for Khyongla Rato Rinpoche, of the Tibet Center,¬†then for¬†84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha,¬†and currently with¬†Khenpo Pema Wangdak of VikramaŇõila Foundation. She teaches meditation and Dharma at Shantideva Center (FPMT) in Brooklyn, NY.¬†She has written¬†two poetry collections, published flash fiction¬†in literary journals, won writing awards,¬†and co-written an upcoming historical novel on the Sixth Dalai Lama with Robert Thurman.¬†She is also a certified Qigong instructor with Shifu Yan Lei.¬†

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