Thubten Zopa Rinpoche

Thubten Zopa Rinpoche

Thubten Zopa Rinpoche is a Nepalese lama from the Solu Khumbu valley, the entryway to Mount Everest. Early in life, he was recognized as the reincarnation of the Lawudo Lama Kunzang Yeshe, from the same region. He took his monastic vows at Dungkar Monastery in Tibet where he travelled in 1957, but he had to flee due to severe treatment on monks inflicted by the Chinese army after the 1959 Tibetan uprising. Instead of continuing in Tibet, his spiritual teacher, Geshe Rabten, entrusted him to the care of Lama Thubten Yeshe. Thubten Zopa learned English at the Young Lamas Home School. Lama Zopa has received teachings from many high lamas. Lama Zopa met the previous Panchen Lama in Nepal ... more on Wikipedia

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