Giuseppe Baroetto was born in Turin (Italy) in 1959. In 1986 he graduated in philosophy at the University of Naples “L’Orientale”, where he prepared his MA thesis under the supervision of Prof. Namkhai Norbu and Prof. Pio Filippani-Ronconi. He holds a PhD in Indological and Tibetological Studies from the University of Turin (2010). He is an independent researcher in the field of Indo-Tibetan religious traditions. Some of his earlier translations of Tibetan Buddhist texts have been published in English in Mahamudra and Atiyoga (2005).