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Khenchen Thrangu

Khenchen Thrangu

Padampa Sangye was an eleventh-century Indian yogi and spiritual master (also known as Kamalashila) who traveled widely throughout his life and brought Indian Buddhist teachings to China and Tibet. Best known as Machig Labdron's teacher, he is counted as a lineage guru by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Khenchen Thrangu was born in Tibet in 1933. He has founded numerous monasteries and nunneries, schools for Tibetan children, and medical clinics. He has taught extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, and is the abbot of Gampo Abbey. He was appointed by the Dalai Lama to be the personal tutor for the Seventeenth Karmapa.

Videos & More

The Line of Karmapas from Gregg Eller on Vimeo.

An extra from the the DVD, Recalling a Buddha: Memories of the Sixteenth Karmapa, "The Line of Karmapas" describes the members of the Karmapa lineage (first through sixteenth).

The Line of Karmapas features commentary from eminent Tibet scholar Gene Smith, Very Venerable Thrangu Rinpoche, Beru Khyentse Rinpoche, and Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche (via archival footage).

Recalling a Buddha is available at Amazon.com.