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Jeffrey Hopkins is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia and former Director of the Center for South Asian Studies. From 1979 to 1989 he served as the English interpreter for the Dalai Lama on lecture tours. Professor Hopkins has written over 25 books on Tibetan Buddhism, ranging from the groundbreaking Meditation on Emptiness (1983) to Cultivating Compassion (2001). He has collaborated with the Dalai Lama as co-author, editor and translator on numerous works.