Sarah Harding | 303-786-9257

Associate Professor
Core Faculty


BA in Religious Studies - Core Faculty
MA in Religious Studies: Indo-Tibetan Buddhism - Core Faculty
MA in Religious Studies: Contemplative Religions - Core Faculty
Master of Divinity - Core Faculty


BA, Naropa University

Area of Specialization:

  • Tibetan Buddhism and language
  • Buddhism in America

Sarah is an associate professor in the Religious Studies Program. A lama in the Shangpa Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, she completed the first three-year retreat for westerners in 1980 under H.E. Kalu Rinpoche. She has published many translations, including Creation and Completion; Machik's Complete Explanation; Niguma, Lady of Illusion; and Treasury of Knowledge: Esoteric Instructions. She works on translations and conferences as a fellow of the Tsadra Foundation.