1. Remembering Tulku Thondup Rinpoche

    Remembering Tulku Thondup Rinpoche
    Remembering Tulku Thondup Rinpoche (1939-2023) It is with the most profound sadness that we share that Tulku Thondup Rinpoche, one of the great lamas of our time, passed away on December 29th, 2023. This is also the anniversary of Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche with whom he had a profound connection. We are bereft.  Tulku Rinpoche was [...]
  2. Gyatrul Rinpoche: A Guide for Readers

    Gyatrul Rinpoche: A Guide for Readers
    Related Reader's Guides See Also: Dudjom Tersar Home Page | Rebirths of the Dudjom Lineage | The Nyingma School | Longchen Nyingtik | Namcho & Palyul | Associated Reader Guides: | Jigme Lingpa | Longchenpa | Mipham Rinpoche | Patrul Rinpoche | Shechen Gyaltsap  Gyatrul Rinpoche Gyatrul Rinpoche from the cover of Meditation, Transformation, and Dream [...]
  3. The Rebirths of the Dudjom Lineage

    The Rebirths of the Dudjom Lineage
    Rebirths of the Dudjom Lineage Learn More A visual guide to the primary rebirths of the Dudjom lineage as described in Thinley Norbu Rinpoche's The Ruby Rosary. The Dudjom lineage is one of the most important in the Nyingma tradition.  A famous prayer written by Dudjom Rinpoche, Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, is called the Pearl Necklace [...]
  4. Dudjom Yangsi - Sangye Pema Shepa (1990-2022)

    Dudjom Yangsi - Sangye Pema Shepa (1990-2022)
    Se Also: The Dudjom Tersar Tradition | A Readers Guide to Dudjom Rinpoche, Jigdral Yeshe Dorje It is with unbearable sadness that we learned yesterday of the devastating news that His Holiness Dudjom Yangsi, Sangye Pema Shepa passed away at the age of 32 on February 13th of 14th*, 2022.  This is a devastating loss [...]
  5. The Great Fourth Dodrubchen Rinpoche

    The Great Fourth Dodrubchen Rinpoche
    Kyabje Thupten Thrinle Palzang, the fourth Dodrubchen (Dodrupchen) Rinpoche passed away on January 25, 2022.  An incalculable loss for the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and for several of us here at Shambhala Publications who knew and loved Rinpoche. The fourth in a succession of masters whose name means "great siddha from the region of [...]
  6. Jamgön Kongtrul Reader's Guide

    Jamgön Kongtrul Reader's Guide
    Jamgon Kongtrul A Reader's Guide Learn More A guide to the works of Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye, one of the most prolific masters and scholars of Tibet Image: Tsadra Rinchen Drak, where Kongtrul spent many years in retreat Jamgön Kongtrul Lodro Thaye was one of the greatest masters of Tibetan history, who the Tibetologist Gene [...]
  7. Honoring Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche

    Honoring Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche
    The family here at Shambhala Publications is deeply saddened by the loss of the incredible master, teacher, and author Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche, who passed away in Australia at 12:10 a.m. on July 24, 2012, the Fourth Day of the Sixth Month of the Tibetan calendar in the Year of the Dragon. Rinpoche was a close [...]
  8. Ken Wilber: Remembering Traleg Rinpoche

    "At 12:10 am on July 24, Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche passed into parinirvana. His death was not only a deep shock, but a truly tragic loss to the world of spirituality in general and Buddhism in particular-well, actually a tragic loss to the world, period. Traleg was one of what can truly be called a genuine [...]
  9. The Discovery and Recognition of Ogyen Trinley Dorje

    The Discovery and Recognition of Ogyen Trinley Dorje
    The following is an account of the discovery and recognition of the Seventeenth Karmapa  Ogyen Trinley Dorje, excerpted from  The History of the Karmapas:  The Odyssey of the Tibetan Masters with the Black Crown The Last Testament Most of his previous reincarnations left behind a Last Testament giving  indications of their rebirth. But in 1981, [...]
  10. His Holiness the Dalai Lama: A Guide for Readers

    His Holiness the Dalai Lama: A Guide for Readers
    His Holiness the Dalai Lama Learn More We publish over two dozen books by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. See also: Tsongkhapa: A Guide to His Life and Works | Kalachakra Tantra Reader Guide | Works by the Dalai Lamas | Readers Guide to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama Other Tibetan Buddhist Traditions: [...]

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