Dalai Lama cancels entire US tour, including UMass Amherst visit
Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, has canceled his upcoming appearance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst along with his entire U.S. tour.
Rinpoches
Rinpoche, also spelled Rimboche and Rinboqê (Tibetan: རིན་པོ་ཆེ་, Wylie: rin-po-che, ZYPY: Rinboqê), is an honorific term used in the Tibetan language. It literally means "precious one", ...
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Tertön
A tertön (Tibetan: གཏེར་སྟོན་, Wylie: gter ston) is a discoverer of ancient texts or terma in Tibetan Buddhism. Many tertöns are considered incarnations of the 25 main disciples of Padmasambh...
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Tulku
A tulku (Tibetan: སྤྲུལ་སྐུ, Wylie: sprul sku, ZYPY: Zhügu, also tülku, trulku) is a custodian of a specific lineage of teachings in Tibetan Buddhism who is given empowerments and trained...
Dalai Lama cancels entire US tour, including UMass Amherst visit
Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, has canceled his upcoming appearance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst along with his entire U.S. tour.
Sonam Rinchen (Buddhist geshe)
Geshe Sonam Rinchen (1933 - 2013) was born in Trehor region of Kham in Eastern Tibet in 1933. He died in Dharamshala, India, 5th October 2013.In 1945, he joined Dhargyey Monastery, and entered the mo...
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Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche
Chagdud Tulku (Tibetan: ལྕགས་མདུད་, Wylie: lcags mdud) (1930–2002) was a teacher of the Nyingma school of Vajrayana Tibetan Buddhism. He was known and respected in the West for his teachings...
Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche - Wikipedia
Chögyam Trungpa
Chögyam Trungpa (Wylie: Chos rgyam Drung pa; February 28, 1939 – April 4, 1987) was a Buddhist meditation master and holder of both the Kagyu and Nyingma lineages, the eleventh Trungpa tülku, a tertö...
Chögyam Trungpa - Wikipedia
Akong Rinpoche
Chöje Akong Tulku Rinpoche (25 December 1939 – 8 October 2013) was a tulku in the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and a founder of the Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland.
He was born in 1939,...
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Jinpa Sonam
Geshe Lharampa Jinpa Sonam is a Tibetan Buddhist philosopher and Spiritual Director for the Indiana Buddhist Center. Sonam was born on May 25, 1955, in Zanskar valley, Ladakh, in the Republic of India...
Rinchen Chok of Ma
Ma Rinchen Chok (Tibetan: རྨ་རིན་ཆེན་མཆོག, Wylie: rma rin chen mchog), is numbered as one of the twenty-five principal disciples of Padmasambhava. Rinchen Chok was also a senior disciple of V...
Reginald Ray
Reginald "Reggie" Ray (born 1942) is an American Buddhist academic and teacher. He is the spiritual director of the Dharma Ocean Foundation, a non-profit organization that he co-founded in 2005 "dedic...
Beru Khyentse Rinpoche
The Second Beru Khyentse (1947–), born Thupten Sherap is a lineage holder of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and the third reincarnation of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820–1892).
Known as...
Rinpoche
Rinpoche, also spelled Rimboche and Rinboqê (Tibetan: རིན་པོ་ཆེ་, Wylie: rin-po-che, ZYPY: Rinboqê), is an honorific term used in the Tibetan language. It literally means "precious one", ...
Losang Samten
Losang Samten (Tibetan: བློ་བཟང་བསམ་གཏན།, Wylie: blo-bzang bsam-gtan) is an American Tibetan scholar, sand mandala artist, former Buddhist monk, and Spiritual Director of the Tibetan Buddhist...
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Karmapa
The Karmapa (honorific title His Holiness the Gyalwa Karmapa, sometimes spelled Gyalwang Karmapa) is the head of the Karma Kagyu, the largest sub-school of the Kagyu (Wylie: bka' brgyud), itself one o...
Khandro Rinpoche
Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche (birth name Tsering Paldrön, born August 19, 1967) is a rare example of a female lama in Tibetan Buddhist. Born in Kalimpong, India and the daughter of the late Min...
Khandro Rinpoche - Wikipedia
Lopon Tsechu
Lopon Tsechu Rinpoche (1918, Bhutan - June 10, 2003) was a great master of Tibetan Buddhism, widely regarded in the Himalayas, with many students in both the East and the West.
As a boy, he was or...
Tenzin Palmo
Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo (born 1943) is a bhikṣuṇī in the Drukpa Lineage of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. She is an author, teacher and founder of the Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery in Himachal Prad...
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Nagarjuna
Nāgārjuna (Sanskrit: नागार्जुन, Telugu: నాగార్జునుడు, Tibetan: ཀླུ་སྒྲུབ་, Wylie: klu sgrub Chinese: 龍樹; pinyin: Lóngshù, 龍樹 (Ryūju), Sinhala: නාගර්ජුන, c. 150 – c. 25...
Nagarjuna - Wikipedia
Tilopa
Tilopa (Prakrit; Sanskrit: Talika or Tilopada) (988–1069) was born in either Chativavo (Chittagong), Bengal or Jagora, Bengal in India. He was a tantric practitioner and mahasiddha. He developed the m...
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Sarah Harding (lama)
Sarah Harding is a qualified lama and teacher in the Shangpa Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, and from 1972 was a student and translator of Kalu Rinpoche (1905-1989).She completed the first tradit...