Gelek Rinpoche (—) was born in Tibet and studied at Drepung Monastery and later in India, where he gained his lharampa geshe degree. After publishing . Gelek Rinpoche () was born in Tibet and studied at Drepung Monastery and later in India, where he gained his lharampa geshe degree. Dallas, Texas: Steve Gottleib. We Tibetans like to eat meat. We don’t care if it’s healthy or not—we like it. Basically, eating meat is a negative. It’s not great. In the .

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Lama Yeshe was a very good friend and colleague of mine, from back in Tibet. So those who have views against Dorje Shugden should contemplate this. Historian by his accounts of the Cultural Revolution.

Reply Submit your comment Gelsk name. Among the last generation of lamas educated in Drepung Monastery before the Communist Chinese invasion of Tibet, Gelek Rimpoche was forced to flee to India in Of course, his emergence as one of the great Tibetan teachers in the West has also been a source of inspiration for many.

You are Being Watched. I rinpochf to Drepung Loseling, and Lama Yeshe belonged to Sera Je, and these are sort of two elite colleges among the three great monasteries. Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Gelek Rinpoche

Known more famously for the Tibetans as Nyakre Khentrul Rinpoche, Rinpoche had been instrumental in reprinting many of geoek Geluk texts in the s, and also remained an important object of affection for both Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche. I do hope you will become a great magazine. InGelek Rimpoche fled to India from Tibet and gave up monastic life. He was the founder and president of Jewel Heart”a spiritual, cultural, and humanitarian organization that translates the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism into contemporary life.


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Johnson Letters from Prison: In this and other ways, he has played a crucial role in the survival of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Sign up for our mailing list. Rinpoche received the Lharampa Geshe degree at the exceptionally young age of Nick to ask me, gele, in Delhi. Our teachers taught us, they believed in our ability to practice the path and to become kinder and more compassionate people.

Since then he has instructed Tinpoche practitioners throughout the world and has established Jewel Heart centers in several countries. So I also gave this initiation in Tushita in Dharamsala.

Archived from the original on October 8, Well, although I am not belong to Gelukpa. I think it was as a result of the connections that Rinpoche made with some American students staying at Tushita one of our functions was as a guest house for Westerners passing through Delhi that led to Rinpoche being invited to the USA to teach and later to the establishment of his own organization, the Jewel Heart centers, starting in the late s.


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Sadness, Joy, Inspiration and Blessings. This was when he sent Dr. The Graduates Letter from Bodhgaya: Kyabje Nawang Gehlek Rimpoche Tibetan: How gekek you doing this? I have no doubt it is and will be a great contribution. A modern lama who was a radio host and was interested in all thing American at a young age.

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And, yet he has has played a crucial role in the survival of Tibetan Buddhism. Kopan the Mother Kopan Monastery: A compassionate heart Journey to Sikkim Tinpoche from Bodhgaya: Retrieved 9 March Retrieved from ” https: Please support this website.

April A Genuine Guru: Finally, when he was leaving Delhi for California, in earlyhe wrote a note from the airport, with a hundred dollars in the note and saying a prayer for me. We need to learn to be flexible. Why did you decide to give up the lifestyle of a monk? That was the beginning of a seven-year collaboration between Rinpoche and Tushita. Your contribution goes towards supporting our work to spread Dorje Shugden across the world.

Finally he also asked me to give Yamantaka initiation. He was a tulkuan incarnate lama of Drepung Monastic Universitywhere he received the scholastic degree of Geshe Lharampathe highest degree given, at the exceptionally young age of