Rinpoche is one of the few living disciples of Khenpo Ngagchung and also studied with some of the most renowned masters of the last century including Dudjom Rinpoche, Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro and the Dakini Sera Khando.
Rinpoche is one of the primary lineage holders of the Longchen Nyingthing.
From the outset Rinpoche chose whenever possible always to walk on foot, declining the use a horse.
Gandhinagar is the capital of the state of Gujarat.
This is why it is crucial that you take advantage of your situation.
You might spend your whole life in pursuit of only food and clothing, with great effort and without regard for suffering or harmful deeds, but when you die you can’t take even a single thing with you— Consider this well.
He was born on 18 June 1913 in Kham region in Tibet.
He was one of the foremost Dzogchen Masters from the Nyingmapa lineage.
In the past, when the Vidyadhara Pema Thodrengtsal with his ravishingly beautiful consort Mandarava practiced the swift path of the secret activities at this place, the Empowerment of Immortal Life was bestowed on them by Buddha Amitayus; Buddha of Boundless Life.At the age of eight, he went to Kathok Monastery to study with Khenpo Ngawang Palzang (1879-1941) and never returned home again.During the course of the next 25 or 30 years he completed 14 ngondros and practiced intensively.The Peerless Lord of Refuge, the Incomparable Sublime Compassionate Master of the Dzogchen Lineage, Kyabje Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche, has withdrawn his consciousness into the expanse of dharmata on the 30th of December, 2015.A true Buddha in person and one of the most accomplished yet humble yogis, Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche remained for 103 years in this world helping beings immeasurably through his vast wisdom mind and boundless compassionate activity.