Geshe Sonam Rinchen

Geshe Sonam Rinchen

Geshe Sonam Rinchen (1933–2013) studied at Sera Je Monastery and in 1980 received the Lharampa Geshe degree. He taught Buddhist philosophy and practice at the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives in Dharamsala, India, as well as in dharma centers around the world.

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ARTICLES

A Reader’s Guide to the Heart Sutra

The Heart Sutra stands among the classic Buddhist scriptures. Akin in importance to the “Shema Yisrael” for Jews or the “Lord’s Prayer” for Christians, the Heart Sutra is considered by Mahayanists, and especially Zen Buddhists, to contain the pith instructions for the practice of their...
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The Life of Tsongkhapa

Tsongkhapa was born in 1357 in the Tsongkha valley of Amdo province in northeast Tibet. The miraculous events that occurred at his birth aroused the interest of the master Chöje Döndrup Rinchen (Chos rje Don grub rin chen), who had studied and lived in central Tibet and who founded two monasteries...
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SNOW LION NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

How Karma Works: The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising

An Oral Teaching by Geshe Sonam Rinchen We all want to find happiness and be free from suffering. The twelve-part process of dependent arising shows how actions underlain by ignorance propel us from one rebirth into another, keeping us trapped in suffering, and how through understanding...
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The Heart Sutra: An Oral Teaching by Geshe Sonam Rinchen

The following article is from the Autumn, 2003 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. Photo by Peter Aronson This short gem of a book shows how distorted perceptions and disturbing emotions―arising...
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Eight Verses For Training the Mind

The following article is from the Summer, 2001 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. How do we free ourselves from the demon of self-concem? These instructions are found in Eight Verses...
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Atisha's Lamp For the Path To Enlightenment

The following article is from the Summer, 1997 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here. by Geshe Sonam Rinehen translated and edited by Ruth Sonam 217 pp., includes Tibetan text, Photo by...
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