Lyn Hutchison first developed an interest in Buddhism whilst travelling in Asia in the early 1980’s and spent two years practicing in retreat centres in Sri Lanka. She met Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche at the first Buddhist Summer School ran by Traleg’s Buddhist Centre in Melbourne Australia in 1984 and she remained his student until he passed away in 2012. Lyn completed a traditional Tibetan three year retreat program under his guidance. In working with the texts and commentaries for the three year retreat program she developed an interest in Tibetan language and translation. Her university qualifications include a degree with a major in Psychology.