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Ricard on Trulshik Rinpoche: “a perfect example of a non-sectarian teacher”

September 21, 2011


This series of photos from the blog of Matthieu Ricard shows the late Trulshik Rinpoche wearing the ceremonial hats of each of the four main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. From left to right: Gelugpa, Sakya, Kagyu and Nyingma: Ricard states: “Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche was chiefly a master of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism but, […]

Trulshik Rinpoche passes away

September 5, 2011


Trulshik Rinpoche, one of the last giants of Tibetan Buddhism and head of Nyingma school, left his body on Friday 2 September 2011 at the age of 82. Born in Lho Talung, Tibet in 1923, Trulshik Rinpoche sought refuge in the Nepal following China’s invasion of Tibet in 1959, and later established Thupten Choling monastery, […]