“Those sentient beings who fall victim to the three excruciating sufferings, who would hold them dear to protect them with great loving kindness”? H.H. Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche in Bodhgaya.
H.H. Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche was born 1933, the third day of the first month of the year of the Water Bird, in the Golok Sertar region of Kahm. He is said to have come out of his mother’s womb in meditation posture, reciting the mantra of Manushri. At the age of five, H.H. Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche was recognized as the reincarnation of Terton Sogyal, and became a monk at a branch of Palyul monastery in Sertar. At nine he took ordination and received the name Thupten Lekshe Zangpo. Read more.