Tukdrup Sampa Lhündrup

It is mentioned in the Lamrim Yeshe Nyingpo, The Gradual Path of the Wisdom Essence, by Guru Rinpoche that there are four levels of heart-practice or guru sadhanas:…

Chimé Dorjé

Chime Dorje (‘chi med rdo rje, d. 1948) was the father of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche 1920-1996). His father descended from the nobility of Nangchen, and…

Samten Gyatso

In the Words of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche Vimalamitra Manifest in Person, Samten Gyatso Tulku Samten Gyatso was Könchok Paldrön’s eldest son. In terms of the…

Könchok Paldrön

In the Words of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche Blessed by Arya Tārā, Ratna Śrı This line refers to Chokgyur Lingpa’s daughter, Könchok Paldrön (my grandmother). She…

Tsikey Chokling Incarnation Line

Chokgyur Dechen Lingpa (1829-1870). Second Tsikey Chokling, Könchok Gyurme Tenpé Gyaltsen (1871-1939). Third Tsikey Chokling (1940?-1952?). Born in Yarlung; died at age 13. There were…

Incarnation Line of Phakchok Rinpoche

Previous Incarnations Dharmevajra Ananda Lhalung Palgyi Dorje Rechung Dorje Drak Phakchok Rinpoches Tashi Wangyal Ngawang Drakpa Damchö Puntsok (b.1688), the thirteenth throne-holder of Riwoche Monastery Tashi…

Karmé Khenpo Rinchen Dargyé

In the Words of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche Reincarnation of Śāntarakṣita, Lord Mahāpaṇḍita Ratna This line refers to Karmé Khenpo Rinchen Dargyé. [Paṇḍita is the Sanskrit…

Tsewang Norbu

In the Words of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche Incarnation of Yudra  Nyingpo, Tsewang Norbu Tsewang Norbu (Precious Longevity) was another of Chokgyur Lingpa’s sons, born to…

Tersé Gyurmé Tsewang Drakpa

In the Words of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche Magical Display of King Jah, Tsewang Drakpa This line refers to Chokgyur Lingpa’s son, Wangchuk Dorjé, also known…

Karmapa Khakyab Dorjé

In the Words of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche Mighty Avalokiteśvara, Khakyab Dorjé This refers to the Fifteenth Karmapa, Khakyab Dorjé. After Khyentsé and Kongtrül, no one…