Dezhung Rinpoche

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Dezhung Rinpoche photo taken by Katherine Newbury

Dezhung Rinpoche or Dezhung Lungrik Tulku Jampa Kunga Tenpé Nyima Rinpoche (1906-87) - an important Sakya teacher renowned for his vast learning and realization, who lived the later part of his life, from 1960 onwards, in Seattle, USA, where he taught a number of the world's leading Tibetan scholars. He was a student of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö and many other masters.

Further Reading

  • David Jackson, Saint in Seattle: The Life of the Tibetan Mystic Dezhung Rinpoche, Boston: Wisdom Publications, 2003