The Great Secret of Mind – Ven. Pema Rigtsal Rinpoche
The Great Secret of Mind
Ven. Pema Rigtsal Rinpoche
Friday, April 28; 7-9PM
Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30; 10AM-5PM
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Biography of Ven. Pema Rigtsal Rinpoche
Ven. Pema Rigtsal Rinpoche, the Supreme Head of Namkha Khyung Dzong Monastery in Humla, was born on September 17, 1963. He was recognized as the reincarnation of “Chimed Rinpoche” who is the emanation of the Great Indian Siddha ‘Dampa Sangye’ and spiritual head of the renowned monastery- Shedphel Ling Monastery in Ngari, Tibet; at the age of three by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche.
Rinpoche received early educations of reading, writing and ritual practices from his father the Second Degyal Rinpoche. At the age of nineteen he followed the Great Master ‘Khenchen Daser Rinpoche’ and the Eminent Spiritual Master and Ascetic Saint ‘Khenchen Cheokhyap Rinpoche learning sutra and tantra in general and thirteen major philosophical texts (Shungchen Chusum) in particular for ten years.
In 1985 he reconstructed the Namkha Khyung Dzong Monastery, which follows the Dudjom New Treasure Tradition of Nyingma in Humla, Nepal. Giving continuous teachings on the thirteen major philosophical texts (Shungchen Chusum) for twenty-four years and managing the whole requirements for more than three hundred fifty monks & nuns he also completed the “Three Years Three Months Retreat”. Rinpoche holds Summer and Winter Dharma Teaching sessions every year for more than five hundred Ngagpas (Yogis) and dharma practitioners residing in Humla and Ngari, Tibet. Hundreds of hermits are practicing in caves and solitary locations in Humla and Ngari Tibet under his religious instruction and guidance. Rinpoche recently completed one year retreat on Vajrakilaya in 2016 in his monastery in Humla.
Rinpoche received precious and secret tantric instructions, oral transmissions and empowerments of Vajrayana tradition of Nyingma lineage from the renowned great spiritual masters: H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche, H.H. Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche, H.H. Dodup Rinpoche, H.H. Penor Rinpoche, H.H. Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, H.H. Khrulshig Rinpoche and H.H. Domang Yangthang Rinpoche.
Rinpoche had visited U.S.A, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong etc. for empowerment, Dharma teachings and spiritual guidance. Rinpoche’s book The Great Secret of Mind was publised by Shambhala Publication in USA in December 2012. This book has been also published in Chinese verson in Taiwan.
Website link: www.namkhyung.org