Thupten Jinpa Langri, PhD, is a former Tibetan monk and principal translator to H.H. the Dalai Lama since 1985. He is the founder and president of Compassion Institute; board chair of Mind and Life Institute; author of A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives; and principal author of Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT), developed at Stanford University.