Peter Alan Roberts

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Peter Alan Roberts was born in Wales and lives in Hollywood, California. He earned a BA in Sanskrit and Pali and a DPhil in Tibetan Studies from Oxford University (Harris-Manchester College).

For more than thirty years he has been working as an interpreter for lamas and as a translator of Tibetan texts. He specializes in the literature of the Kagyü and Nyingma traditions with a focus on tantric practices.[1]

His books include:

  • The Biographies of Rechungpa, Routledge
  • The Mind of Mahamudra, Wisdom Publications
  • Mahamudra and Related Instructions, Wisdom Publications

His translations include:


  1. Peter Alan Roberts, Wisdom Publications