Thar Deu Ling Buddhist Centre

Thar Deu Ling Buddhist Centre

Temples November 24, 2015 5 470

The Buddhist centre Thar Deu Ling in France is located in Chelles, on the outskirts of Paris and Rennes. It was founded by His Holiness the 101st Gaden Tripa Jetsun Lungrik Namgyal in 1980.

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His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche

Prince Iska Minh, later recognised as His Eminence the 25th Tsem Rinpoche, was born in Taipei in 1965 to a Mongolian Royal Princess of Xinjiang, Dewa Nimbo, whose family had escaped to Taiwan.

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Gaden Khachoe Shing

Gaden Khachoe Shing

Temples October 3, 2015 3 631

Envisioned as a sacred place for the study and preservation of Buddhist teachings in accordance with the Gaden Ear-Whispered lineage, Gaden Khachoe Shing officially opened its doors to spiritual aspirants in 2007. Founded by Venerable Gameng Kuten (Choijin) Lama.

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His Eminence Serkong Dorje Chang

His Eminence Serkong Dorje Chang

Lamas September 7, 2015 5 1,124

H.E. the 2nd Serkong Dorje Chang was a prominent Lama during the time of H.H. the 13th Dalai Lama. Formerly a monk of Gaden Monastery, Serkong Dorje Chang is the only Lama in Gelug history whom the Dalai Lama has advised to return his ordination vows and take on a consort.

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His Eminence Gyumed Kensur Rinpoche Sonam Gyaltsen

His Eminence Gyumed Kensur Rinpoche Sonam Gyaltsen, better known in monastic circles as Gen Tati, was born on 13 March 1926 to a family of nomads in the region of Atsa, Tibet.

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New Zealand Kadhampa Buddhist Association

The New Zealand Kadhampa Buddhist Association officially opened its doors to the public in March 2008. It is but one of the many centres and monasteries founded by Serkong Tritul Rinpoche worldwide.

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His Eminence Kyabje Lati Rinpoche

His Eminence Kyabje Lati Rinpoche was born in the Kham region of Eastern Tibet in 1922 and entered monastic life at the tender age of 10 upon being recognised as the incarnation of the great practitioner Gongkar Rinpoche.

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His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche

His Eminence Kensur Jampa Yeshe Rinpoche was a renowned Dharma scholar and highly realised meditation master who held his vows very strongly. Under his abbotship, Gaden Shartse Monastery’s mastery of Buddhist studies continued to excel.

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His Eminence Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende

In 1941, Kensur Rinpoche Lobsang Phende was born near Gaden Monastery in Lhasa, Tibet. Admitted to Gaden Shartse Monastery when he was 12 years old, Kensur Rinpoche received his novice vows from one of the greatest masters of our time, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche.

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His Eminence Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen

Described as “one of the last living Tibetan Buddhist masters to have been trained in Tibet” before the Tibetan Uprising on 10 March 1959, Venerable Geshe Tsultim Gyeltsen was born in 1924 in the Kham province of eastern Tibet.

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Venerable Geshe Khenrab Gajam

Born in 1928 in the province of Kham in eastern Tibet, Geshe Khenrab Gajam of Gaden Jangtse Monastery, a great attained master and stalwart Dorje Shugden practitioner, commenced his monastic life at a very young age with a local monastery, Nyagon Tashi Chöling.

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Venerable Geshe Tsultrim Tenzin

Geshe Tsultrim Tenzin was born in Kham, Tibet and was interested in the study of Dharma from an early age. His family were ardent Dharma practitioners and his parents and grandparents were devoted students of His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche.

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Venerable Choyang Duldzin Kuten Lama

In 1917, a boy who would eventually grow up to become the Choyang Duldzin Kuten Lama was born in Khele, Tibet. He was given the name Migmar Tsering and at the age of seven, he joined Ngamring Monastery, affiliated with Tashi Lhunpo.

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