Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje

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Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje

Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje (Tib. ཨ་འཛོམ་རྒྱལ་སྲས་འགྱུར་མེད་རྡོ་རྗེ་, Wyl. a 'dzom rgyal sras 'gyur med rdo rje) aka Agyur Rinpoche (Wyl. a 'gyur rin po che) (1895-1969) — the third son and student of Adzom Drukpa. He was recognized by Jamgön Kongtrul[1] as an emanation of Orgyen Terdak Lingpa. He wrote a commentary on the Zangchö Mönlam entitled bzang po spyod pa'i smon lam gyi 'bru 'grel mkhas grub dam pa'i zhal rgyun theg chen lam bzang.

In 1958, Adzom Gyalse was arrested and put in prison where he gave teachings to his fellow inmates. He passed away in 1969 with many miraculous signs, and left a letter predicting the date and place of his future rebirth and the names of his future parents.

Incarnation

His tulku was born in Bhutan, in 1980. When he was nine years old, he went to Nepal and was recognized by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche as the incarnation of Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje. He became a monk at Shechen Monastery and received numerous teachings and empowerments from Khyentse Rinpoche.

Notes

  1. reference needed

Further Reading

  • Nyoshul Khenpo, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage, Padma Publications, 2005, pages 450-454.

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