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Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Core Faculty


BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity


BA, Naropa University

Area of Specialization:

  • Shangpa Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Tibetan language

Sarah is a member of the core faculty in the Religious Studies Program. A lama in the Shangpa Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, she completed the first three-year retreat for westerners in 1980 under H.E. Kalu Rinpoche. She has published many translations, including Creation and Completion and Machik's Complete Explanation. She is currently working on translations as a fellow of the Tsadra Foundation. Sarah also runs a Tibetan language correspondence course.