Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche
Venerable Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche (1938-2010)
In 1965, Khenchen Rinpoche was selected by H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche to represent the Nyingma lineage in a historic collaboration with all the Tibetan lineages to organize an education system for Tibetan refugees in India. Khenchen Rinpoche was a founding member of the Institute for Tibetan Higher Studies at Sarnath, India where in the early years he taught 12-14 classes per day. He also taught at Sanskrit University as head professor of Nyingmapa studies.
In 1984 Khenchen Rinpoche moved to New York to work closely with H. H. Dudjom Rinpoche, & in 1988, he & his brother Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche founded the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center. Khenchen Rinpoche authored over 25 books in Tibetan and English.
Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche worked tirelessly his entire life to pass on the authentic, ancient Buddhist teachings and has inspired many Dharma practitioners the world over, leaving a great legacy of peace, love, & wisdom. Truly, he is a son of Buddha Shakyamuni and Guru Padmasambhava, and we will honor and revere him & his legacy forever.
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Dear PBC Members and Friends, With a very heavy heart, I’m writing to let you know that H.H. Dungse Shenphen Dawa Norbu Rinpoche entered mahaparinirvana this morning at 12:02am...
Listen to Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche recite mantras of Buddha Amitayus, Medicine Buddha, Chenrezig, Manjushri, Norjuma, Dzambhala, Amitabha, Buddha Shakyamuni, Tara, and many other buddhas! www.padmasambhava.org/ven-khenpo-tsewang-dongyal-rinpoche These mantras begin...
The stuccoing of the Yeshe Tosgyal House Temple is complete, and the work of securing the Temple against the weather is in its final stages. We’re still in need of...
The Seven Nails: The Final Testament of the Great Dzogchen Master Shri Singha by Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche Preorder Now! Available April 10th!...
The Essentials of Tibetan Buddhism
Question: What happens to a visualized buddha at the end of our meditation period, during the dissolution stage? Does this buddha go away? Answer: During the dissolution or completion stage of practice, the buddha we have been visualizing doesn’t...
“We should help and benefit beings in a very humble and simple way, but always with courage and commitment.” Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches Opening the Door to Anuyoga (pg 39) Photo of Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche and Lama Jomo Lorraine...
Free Download: 2014 PBC Pema Mandala Magazine Spring 2014 Issue This article is excerpted from the Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches’ teachings on Tsele Natsok Rangdrol’s Lamp of Mahamudra given during the Self-Development Dzogchen Retreat at Padma Samye Ling in...
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