Kangyur Rinpoche

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Longchen Yeshe Dorje(1898 - January 23, 1975) 

Kangyur Rinpoche, Longchen Yeshe Dorje (Tib. བཀའ་འགྱུར་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་ཀློང་ཆེན་ཡེ་ཤེས་རྡོ་རྗེ་, Wyl. bka' 'gyur rin po che klong chen ye shes rdo rje) (1898-1975) was a great master and tertön from Riwoche Monastery in Kham, East Tibet; his root teacher was Jedrung Trinlé Jampa Jungné. In exile, he lived in Darjeeling, where he met and taught some of the very first western students of Tibetan Buddhism, including Matthieu Ricard. Kangyur Rinpoche is the father of Pema Wangyal Rinpoche, Rangdröl Rinpoche, and Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche. His commentaries on Jikme Lingpa's Treasury of Precious Qualities and Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend have been translated into English by the Padmakara Translation Group. (Source Accessed Jan 27, 2020)

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Other names

  • བཀའ་འགྱུར་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་ · other names (Tibetan)
  • bka' 'gyur rin po che · other names (Wylie)
  • Kangyur Rinpoche · other names

Affiliations & relations

  • Father of Pema Wangyal, Rangdrol Rinpoche, and Jigme Khyentse · familial relation
  • Nyingma · religious affiliation
  • Rje drung phrin las byams pa 'byung gnas · teacher
  • Pema Wangyal · student
  • Jigme Khyentse · student