“From this moment on, throughout all my future lives, may I be cared for by the guru and supreme deity, master the treasury of oceanic qualities that come from the threefold training, and effortlessly bring vast benefit to the teachings and beings!”

-Khenchen Jigme Phuntsok


Khenchen 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 Kham. 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.

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