Ringu Tulku Rinpoche
Ringu Tulku Rinpoche (b.1952) - Ringu Tulku Rinpoche was born in Kham Lingtsang, in east Tibet, and recognised by His Holiness the sixteenth Gyalwang Karmapa as the incarnation of one of the tulkus of a Kagyüpa monastery in his home province. He studied with some of the most distinguished khenpos of the Nyingma and Kagyü traditions and received teachings from many outstanding masters, including Thrangu Rinpoche, Dodrupchen Rinpoche, Dilgo Khyentsé Rinpoche and the Gyalwang Karmapa. In 1975 he was awarded the title of Khenpo, and in 1983 the title of Lopon Chenpo. Since 1990, he has been travelling and teaching in Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and Asia. He is the author of a number of books on Buddhism, as well as children’s books in both Tibetan and European languages.
Long Life Prayer
DÜ SUM GYALWÉ CHI ZUK KARMA PÉ
I pray for the long life of the one who accomplishes changeless activity,
TENPÉ KHUR CHEN DEK LA MI NGALWA
Who has trained his being with the armour of pure conduct,
NAMDAK TSULTRIM GO CHÉ GYÜ JANG SHING
And who is untiring in carrying the great burden of the teachings
GYURMÉ TRINLÉ CHÉPO SHYAP TEN MÖN
Of the Karmapa—the embodiment of the Buddhas of the three times.
This brief long life prayer for Tulku Karma Tsultrim Gyurmé Trinlé was written in accordance with the request of his pupils by Taisitupa.