His Holiness Rizong Rinpoche

Interesting People I Have Known Born in 1928 in Ladakh– an area of Northern India sandwiched between Pakistan and China– Rinpoche was recognized and enthroned as the reincarnation of a high lama at birth, and has dedicated his entire life to spiritual practice. He joined Drepung Loseling Monastery in Lhasa, in the mid-1940's, where he […]

Dhubthob Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Dhubthob Rinpoche, Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Interesting People I Have Known He had been living the quiet life of the ascetic in a remote monastery in Tibet when the Communist Chinese invaded in 1959 and threw him in prison with all the other monks as subversive. A group of monks held in the same prison went to their captors and pleaded […]