Pohtos chatral

30-Jul-2015 17:31 by 6 Comments

Pohtos chatral

Chatral Rinpoche passed away on 30 December 2015 in Pharping, Nepal at the ripe age of 105.“Chatral Rinpoche was a highly spiritual being and a revered master of the Dzogchen tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Rinpoche was also an ascetic, having shunned institutional life and living as a wandering yogi retreating in hermitages in remote areas of India and Nepal.Excelling in the understanding and practice of precious Buddhist teachings, Rinpoche went on to become one of the foremost masters of the Dzogchen Tradition.He was also one of the last living disciples of Khenpo Ngawang Palzang, the human embodiment of Panchen Vimalamitra.These photos taken in 1973 are of Mindrolling Trichen Rinpoche, Sogyal Rinpoche, Chimed Rigdzin Rinpoche, Dudjom Rinpoche, and John Myrdhin Reynolds before he grew his hair as an expression of his Ngakpa Vows.DHARAMSHALA: The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile today expressed its deep sadness and sympathies at the demise of Chatral Rinpoche.Check it out at: 2 Chatral Rinpoche, is one of the most revered spiritual figures in South Asia and is believed by many to be a Buddha in person.

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Rinpoche was also an ascetic, having shunned institutional life and living as a wandering yogi retreating in hermitages in remote areas of India and Nepal.

Excelling in the understanding and practice of precious Buddhist teachings, Rinpoche went on to become one of the foremost masters of the Dzogchen Tradition.

He was also one of the last living disciples of Khenpo Ngawang Palzang, the human embodiment of Panchen Vimalamitra.

These photos taken in 1973 are of Mindrolling Trichen Rinpoche, Sogyal Rinpoche, Chimed Rigdzin Rinpoche, Dudjom Rinpoche, and John Myrdhin Reynolds before he grew his hair as an expression of his Ngakpa Vows.

DHARAMSHALA: The Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile today expressed its deep sadness and sympathies at the demise of Chatral Rinpoche.

Check it out at: 1 Order today at: 2 Chatral Rinpoche, is one of the most revered spiritual figures in South Asia and is believed by many to be a Buddha in person.

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Father Thomas Merton famously remarked in 1968 that he was "the greatest man I ever met." He is the Vajra Regent of Dudjom Rinpoche's lineage and the Senior Master of the Longchen Nyingthig lineage of the Great Perfection.His demise is a huge loss to the Dharma and our heartfelt condolences goes out to all his devotees,” the Tibetan Parliament wrote in a condolence letter.Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche was born to parents Pema Dhondup and Sonam Tso in 1913 at Kham Nyagrong in eastern Tibet.A year of study abroad in Nepal enabled him to meet the elderly Tibetan Buddhist master, Chatral Rinpoche, for whom he began translating writings which were later to become the book, Compassionate Action.Zach has received teachings, empowerments and blessings from such great masters as Minling Trichen Rinpoche, Dudropchen Rinpoche, Penor Rinpoche, Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche and Trulshik Rinpoche, from whom he received the entire Nyingma Kama empowerment series.Zach studied the Longchen Nyingthig preliminaries for 6 months at Shechen Monastery in Nepal and also studied thangka painting with one of Nepal's great masters.