Publié le 25 Mai 2021

Source of the illustration: Facebook page KHORDONG WORLDWIDE. To get back to the beginning of this series, click here . I like this photo which, more than many others, reminds me of Chhimed Rigdzin as I knew him. This is exactly the expression he could...

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Publié le 24 Mai 2021

And yet, [now gathering] crowds of fortunate beings applying their efforts to what is deserving, whether many or few, three thousand or a hundred, he indifferently opened [all] the doors of the Dharma, according to the degree of understanding of each...

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Publié le 24 Mai 2021

To get back to the beginning of this series, click here . I don’t know who is the author of the picture I put in the illustration and that I borrowed from the Facebook page “KHORDONG WORLDWIDE.” What is certain is that it is the first photo of CRR that...

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Publié le 23 Mai 2021

Photo of C. R. R. at about the age of 20, found in the book Oracles and Demons of Tibet (1956) by Nebesky-Wojkowitz, to whom R. served (among others) as an informant. The photo has obviously been retouched: it is much clearer than the one in the book...

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Publié le 23 Mai 2021

1.1.3.36. The return to central Tibet and the last years For Samten Karmay, not much time passed between Klong chen rab ’byams’ return to central Tibet and his death. The colophon of the History of the Dharma (Chos ’byung) attributed to Klong chen rab...

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Publié le 22 Mai 2021

1.1.3.35. Exile in Bhutan It is not surprising, therefore, that Klong chen rab ’byams had to go into exile in Bhutan when his patron Kun rin’s position collapsed. Guenther places the exile at Bum thang in 1359, at the time when sGom chen Kun rin of ’Bri...

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Publié le 22 Mai 2021

source of the illustration : http://www.khordong.de/DE/rinpoche/linie41 To get back to the beginning of this series, click here . I come to the year 1996, when Chhimed Rigdzin Rinpoche finally decided to give the transmissions of the Gongpa Zangthal....

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Publié le 21 Mai 2021

To get back to the first episode of this biographical series, click here. 1.1.3.33. General remark on the masters of Klong chen rab ’byams and the intellectual and spiritual life at the beginning of the fourteenth century in Tibet About Tibetan religious...

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Publié le 21 Mai 2021

Source of the illustration : http://www.wandel-verlag.de/wp-content/uploads/PHOTO-back-web.jpg To get back to the beginning of this series, click here . One day, Rinpoche told me that one of his disciples had heavily insisted that he recognize him as...

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Publié le 20 Mai 2021

1.1.3.32. rGyal sras Legs pa rgyal mtshan (1290-1366/67) and the mKha’ ’gro snying thig rGyal sras Legs pa was the main disciple of the gter ston Padma las ’brel rtsal, whose reincarnation Klong chen rab ’byams is considered to be. It is almost impossible...

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