Thomas Doctor has studied Buddhist philosophy at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery since the late 1980s. He received his MA degree in Tibetan Studies from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and his PhD at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Dr. Thomas has translated several books on Buddhist philosophy, including Speech of Delight and The Ornament of Reason. He has worked as a translator and teacher for many years at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal. He is part of the Dharmachakra Translation Committee and is a translator for the 84000 project.