Ka-Ter Translation Project: Tibetan language courses


The Shang Shung Institute Austria is happy to announce, that also in 2017 there will be several chances to study the Tibetan language.

Like in the last year, Prof. Fabian Sanders will guide these courses.
All courses will be held in Merigar West.
These Tibetan language courses are an initiative of the Ka-Ter Translation Project of the Shang Shung Institute Austria.

28-30 April 2017
WEEKEND COURSE FOR INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED

with Prof. Fabian Sanders

In this group students just read and try to translate different texts with the help of various dictionaries.
We will send the Tibetan text to be worked to participants, so it will be possible to prepare it in advance. Sharing of the instructor’s screen will be available.
In order to participate one should  know how to read Tibetan, have a basic knowledge of classical Tibetan grammar, and be able to use dictionaries and other tools.

Schedule:
Friday 6.00-8.00 pm,
Saturday and Sunday 10-12.30 am and 2-4 pm, Italian time CEST (UTC+2),  with a short break in each session  
We will use skype for the call and skype or join.me for the shared screen.

Costs: 69 Euro
Early bird discount when you pay online to the Shang Shung Institute Austria until March 30 2017: 56 Euro. Afterwards full price.





6-7 May 2017 
WEEKENDS ON DZOGCHEN COMMUNITY PRACTICE TEXTS
 
with Prof. Fabian Sanders

We will read practice texts used within the DC and translate word by word, extensively explaining the terminology, the grammar, the syntax and the structure of the text.
Students will increase their knowledge of Tibetan texts and learn important terminology.
We provide the participants with the Tibetan text and we share our screen to allow people to follow it.
Those who wish can attempt to read, analyse and translate sentences. After that the grammar is explained and the translation is given.
In order to participate 
– one needs to have received the transmission of the practice from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu,
– one should know how to read Tibetan and have a basic knowledge of classical Tibetan grammar.
Schedule
Saturday 10-12.30 am and 2-4 pm
Sunday 10am-1pm, Italian time CEST (UTC+2),  with a short break each session 
We will work on the Tibetan parts of the MEDIUM GANAPUJA.
 
Costs: 69 Euro
Early bird discount when you pay online to the Shang Shung Institute Austria until March 30 2017: 56 Euro. Afterwards full price.

SPECIAL OFFER:
Fee for both courses: 117 Euro 
Early-bird discount for both course (until March 30th): 97 Euro
For more information please write to: ghita.pansa@gmail.com

July 06 – July 23  2017
15th TIBETAN TRAINING FOR TRANSLATORS FROM TIBETAN

with Prof. Fabian Sanders
in Merigar West, Arcidosso (GR), Tuscany, Italy

Join us and learn to translate ancient texts from the Tibetan tradition. 
If you are already skilled you can deepen your knowledge, discuss techniques, compare with others, and train your ability in a collaborative environment inspired by the ancient practice of translating in groups. 
The training for translators from Tibetan is an initiative of the Shang Shung Institute Austria and first started in 2003. In 2017 we will have the 15th edition. 

Schedule
9,30-12,30 am  and 2,00-4,45 pm (Day off 10th, 15th and 20th)
Please note: The program on July 15th and 16th may change according to Rinpoche’s webcast, most probably we will have only longer afternoon session. 


Costs: 210 Euro

Early bird discount when you pay online to the Shang Shung Institute Austria until May 30: 165 Euro. Afterwards full price.
For more information please write to: ghita.pansa@gmail.com

Contact
the instructor: Fabian Sanders: fsanders@unive.it
general information: Margherita Pansa: ghita.pansa@gmail.com


GET YOUR COURSES HERE



Best wishes,


Oliver Leick
Director of the Shang Shung Institute Austria
Director of the Shang Shung Foundation
International Institute for Tibetan Culture
Gersdorfberg 19
8212 Pischelsdorf
Austria 
Tel.: 0043 664 8866 2660
Mail: office@ssi-austria.at
Web: www.ssi-austria.at
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