Tibetan Language Courses 2016

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The Ka-Ter Translation Project of the Shang Shung Institute Austria 

proudly presents the coming courses on Tibetan language in 2016

Five weekend-courses for Beginners with Prof. Fabian Sanders in 2016

Dates: 9-10 Jan, 13-14 Feb, 19-20 Mar, 30 Apr- 1 May, 4-5 Jun 2016

Venue: Merigar and skype/screen sharing conference (can be followed from anywhere)

Topic and purpose: During these five courses we will read practice texts of 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 text and learn important terminology. Those who wish can attempt to read, analyse and translate sentences.

Who can participate:

In order to be able to participate
– one needs to have received the transmission of the practice from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu,
– one should  know how to read and write Tibetan and have a basic knowledge of classical Tibetan grammar.

Costs:

All five weekend-courses for members of the Shang Shung Institute Austria: 210.- Euro
One weekend-course for members of the Shang Shung Institute Austria: 49.- Euro
One weekend-course for non-members of the Shang Shung Institute Austria:  95.- Euro

 

Three weekend-courses for intermediate and advanced students and members of the Shang Shung Institute Austria with Prof. Fabian Sanders in 2016

Dates: 6-7 Feb, 16-17 Apr, 28-29 May 2016

Venue: Merigar and skype/screen sharing conference (can be followed from anywhere).

Topic and purpose: For intermediate/advanced students who are already able to read and translate Tibetan texts at various paces. Students will in turn read some passages from a text and attempt a translation, alternative versions and suggestions will be discussed. The texts translated are to be prepared for publications.

Who can participate:

In order to be able to participate
– one has to be a member of the Shang Shung Institute Austria in 2016,
– one must have a good knowledge of Tibetan grammar.

Costs:

All three weekend-courses: 120.- Euro
One weekend-course: 49.- Euro

ka-ter-logo1.250pxPlease get more information about the Ka-Ter Translation Project and the activities of the Shang Shung Institute Austria on our website: www.ssi-austria.at

You can book your courses HERE

Get your membership HERE

Prof Fabian Sanders will also hold a seminar on

INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL TIBETAN LANGUAGE, part II

at the Shang Shung Institute UK in London

from February 26 – 28 2016

Get more information HERE

It would be great if you could participate in the various initiatives of the Shang Shung Institute Austria in 2016 and if you could support our activities by becoming a member.

On behalf of the Shang Shung Institute Austria I send you my very best seasons wishes for a very prosperous and relaxed new year,

very best wishes,
Oliver Leick
Director of the Shang Shung Institute Austria
Gschmaier 139
8265 Gersdorf
Austria
Tel.: 0043 664 8866 2660
Mail: office@ssi-austria.at
Web: www.ssi-austria.at