"I am a contribution."

A few years ago I wrote this on a notecard and put it on my dresser. I have always been a contributor, someone who jumps in to help where help is needed. As the future of work changes, we will increasingly need to use our talents and skills across a network of communities, rather than for a single employer. That is what I have been trying to do the last few years.

Find communities that you resonate with, then do work that matters. Build trust, respect, community, and people will miss you when you are gone. Don't give away your work, but also don't be afraid to give more than you receive.

Here are some of the things I am working on right now:

Writing my book, tentatively titled Working in the Fields
Director Younge Drodul Ling
Translator/Editor for Samye Translation Committee
Writers Guild BanklessDAO
Dharma Conversations Podcast

Past Work


Essence of the Path
Foundations of Buddhist Practice
Foundations of Tantric Practice
Tsa Lung
100 Day Ngondro


Bringing the Mind to Rest
Exploring the Mind
Awakening the Heart of Compassion
Resting in the Natural State
Foundations of Dzogchen
The Kusāli's Instruction on the Nature of Mind
Stillness, Movement and Awareness
A Lamp to Dispel Darkness
Key Points of Trekchö
The Prayer of the Ground, Path & Fruition
Vajra Verses on the Natural State
Dzogchen Practice in Everyday Life
The Meaning of the Natural Great Perfection


Editor. Heart Advice: Essential Instructions on the Path of Liberation by Younge Khachab Rinpoche.


Garab Dorje Nyingtig by Chogyur Dechen Lingpa
The Sadhana Cycle of the Three Roots of Dorje Drolo by Yongey Mingyur Dorje
Practice of the Minling Dorsem by Jamgon Kongtrul
Sadhana of the Nirmanakaya Heruka by Orgyen Tsasum Lingpa
Namcho Shitro by Tulku Mingyur Dorje
Khandro Sangwa Kundu by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo
Miscellaneous practice sadhanas and prayers