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By Dilgo Khyentse, Dalai Lama, Sogyal Rinpoche, Dzongsar Khyentse, Ani Jinba Palmo

Via energetic anecdotes and tales this hugely respected Buddhist meditation grasp and student tells approximately his lifetime of research, retreat, and educating. The formative occasions of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s lifestyles, and people insights and reports that prompted him to mature into the nice and cozy, awesome, and hugely discovered meditation grasp and instructor he used to be, are deeply inspiring. the second one half the publication contains memories by means of his spouse; his grandson, Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche; Tenga Rinpoche; the Queen mom of Bhutan; and plenty of well-known academics.

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So they became teacher and student to one another. It was Jamyang Khyentse Ch6kyi Lodro who urged Dilgo Khyentse to reveal his termas, and authorized him as a great treasure revealer. The affection they shared for one another was extraordinarily deep and warm, so much so that Jamyang Khyentse Ch6kyi Lodro used to weep when they had to part. " Once, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche told me a particularly moving story about how he had been invited to a picnic with Jamyang Khyentse Ch6kyi Lodro. In Tibet, everyone used to carry their own bowl with them, and it was never the custom to share somebody else's.

B ecause Khyentse Rinpoche was an enlightened being, to see him was to imagine finally how an enlightened being could be. " When you marvel at what the legendary masters accomplished in the past, you can perceive in Khyentse Rinpoche exactly how they did it. All the stories of the great siddhas and saints and of their attainments: here was the living proof. To see him was to get a real, tangible idea of what Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo and the other great masters of the past were like. In a way, you could say that Khyentse Rinpoche validated the lineage of Tibetan Bud­ dhism and rendered it unquestionably authentic.

At that time, my grandfather, Tashi Tsepel, was one ofmany sons in the Alo Dilgo family. He was not what you would call a favorite son. In fact, there were so many sons that he was hardly looked on with any favor at all. The two ser­ vants, however, liked him very much and had, in a certain way, adopted him. He always slept in the two servants' quarters. The year that these two servants were about to go and live in Denkok looked to be a sorrowful one for Tashi Tsepel. They tried to keep their departure a secret from him to spare him the sadness of their separation, but the boy already knew.

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