His Holiness the 9th Panchen Lama

His Holiness the 9th Panchen Lama Thubten Choekyi Nyima was born in 1883. The name “Panchen” is an abbreviation meaning ‘great scholar’. In fact, the Panchen Lama is second-highest ranking Lama in the Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism, the highest being the Dalai Lama.

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His Eminence Dagom Chocktrul Rinpoche

Born in 2010 in Lhorong County, Chamdo, His Eminence the 13th Dagom Chocktrul Rinpoche Lobsang Khyenrab Tenpai Wangchuk was recognised by Zonglo Chocktrul Rinpoche Jampa Khedrup and enthroned on 21 November 2016.

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His Eminence Zasep Tulku Rinpoche

On 1st July 1948 in the Year of the Earth-Ox, Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, the 13th incarnation of Lama Konchog Tenzin of Zuru Monastery, was born as prophesied by Jetrung Rinpoche to a father born in the Tiger year and a mother in the Bird year.

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His Eminence Trehor Kyorpen Rinpoche

His Eminence Trehor Kyorpen Rinpoche was a was a great yogi of both the Tantric generation and completion stages. A learned scholar and erudite master, he obtained his Geshe Lharampa title from Drepung Monastery in Tibet.

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His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal

The 101st Gaden Tripa, His Holiness Gaden Trisur Rinpoche Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal was born in 1927 in Kham (eastern Tibet). He was ordained in 1935 at the tender age of eight when he joined the local monastery in Yangding.

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His Holiness the 10th Panchen Lama

The 10th Panchen Lama Lobsang Trinley Lhündrub Chökyi Gyaltsen was a great patron of Tibetan language, arts, culture, history, religion, scripture, ancient texts, traditions and a scholar of Buddhism himself. He is the highest ranking Gelug lama, second only to the Dalai Lama.

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H.H. the 4th Tagpu Pemavajra

The 4th Tagpu Pemavajra Jampel Tenpai Ngodrub, most commonly known as Tagpu Dorje Chang, was a highly accomplished yogi whose great achievements and attainments were well-known and acknowledged by innumerable Lamas during his time.

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His Holiness Kyabje Pabongka Rinpoche

The great master Pabongka Rinpoche was the pivotal lineage holder of the Oral Gaden Tradition in the 20th Century. It was his particular merit to locate and find all these partial transmissions, to learn and realise them, and bring them together once again to pass them.

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His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche

Born on 10th March 1901 in one of the most spiritual places of Central Tibet, Tsel Gungtang, His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso was the third incarnation in the line of Trijang Rinpoches.

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His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche

His Holiness the 18th Kyabje Trijang Chocktrul Rinpoche was born in perfect form on 15 October 1982 to a Tibetan family in Dalhousie, India. He is the reincarnation of one of the foremost Tibetan Buddhist masters of our time and recognised by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama amongst others.

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His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche

His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche was an incredible Gelugpa master renowned to be a highly skilled debator and a master of healing and Tantric rituals. Although recognised as a reincarnated Lama, he chose to live an incredibly humble life, completely focused on his studies.

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His Eminence Khalkha Jetsun Dampa

The Khalkha Jetsun Dampa Khutuktus are the spiritual heads of the Gelug lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in Mongolia. They also hold the title of Bogd Gegeen. The Khalkha Jetsun Dampa is one of the most revered teachers of the Kalachakra Tantras, the Tara Tantras and the practice of Maitreya.

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His Eminence Sokpu Rinpoche

His Eminence Sokpu Rinpoche

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The great Mongolian Lama, His Eminence Sokpu Rinpoche is considered by many in the Tibetan and Mongolian community to be the emanation of Gyenze, the ‘increasing’ form of Dorje Shugden. Born in 1908, he was enthroned on the Hutugtu throne at a young age.

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His Eminence Kyabje Zemey Rinpoche

Known as one of the most erudite scholar-yogi masters of this century to arise from the esteemed Gaden Shartse Monastery, His Eminence Kyabje Zemey Dorje Chang was the incarnation of a very renowned and high-ranking line of tulkus from Yangting in the Kham province of Tibet.

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His Eminence Domo Geshe Rinpoche

His Eminence Domo Geshe Rinpoche

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In 1937, His Eminence the 2nd Kyabje Domo Geshe Rinpoche was born into the Enchey Kazi family, a prominent and well-respected family in Sikkim. It is said that when he was born, many miraculous signs were seen and flowers blossomed around his parents’ home.

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His Eminence Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche

His Eminence Kyabje Dagom Rinpoche was born in 1953 in Shota Lhosum, Tibet. At the age of six, he was recognised as the 12th Dagom Rinpoche by His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang. He was also recognised as the reincarnation of Ra Lotsawa, the “enlightened sorcerer”.

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His Eminence Drubwang Gangchen Rinpoche

Descending from a long line of incarnations that include the great Mahasiddha Darikapa, His Eminence Gangchen Rinpoche is a renowned healer who is well known for his mastery of various Tantric systems and for his closeness to the mystical land of Shambhala.

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His Eminence Denma Gonsa Rinpoche

His Eminence Denma Gonsa Rinpoche

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In 1930, Denma Choje Jampa Thubten Gelek Gyatso was born in Namkha Zong, Tibet. At the age of three, he was recognised by H.H. the 13th Dalai Lama as the incarnation of the 18th Denma Choje and was presented the seal of office and official documentations of his recognition.

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Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche

Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche

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As the first Tibetan Buddhist master to introduce the complete Vinaya tradition and the study of the five major topics of Buddhism in the West, Venerable Geshe Rabten was hailed as a “ground breaker” who laid the foundations for the growth and expansion of the Rabten Buddhist monasteries.

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His Eminence Gonsar Tulku Rinpoche

His Eminence the 5th Gonsar Rinpoche is the present incarnation in the line of Gonsar Tulkus, who are well-known as practitioners of the Hayagriva Tantras and for their ability to deliver clear, precise and logical teachings.

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