Monday, October 11, 2010

Kalu Rinpoche

Kalu Rinpoche at Samye-Ling Tibetan Centre, Eskdalemuir, Scotland in 1975. Kalu Rinpoche was one of the first Tibetan Lamas to tour the world and spread Tibetan Buddhist teachings. Many in this photograph have gone on to practice and teach by his example for the benefit of all sentient beings.

Kalu Rinpoche.
His Eminence the Ven. Kalu Rinpoche Meditation Master of the Shangpa and Karma Kagyu Lineages passed into Paranivana at his monastery Samdrub Darjay Choling on May 10 1989. One of the greatest Buddhist Teachers of our time was highly respected and loved by countless beings that had the great fortunate to meet and receive empowerments and teachings from this Extraordinary Saint. From his humble birth in a remote location in eastern Tibet his enlightened activity brought benefit to countless beings. His heart son Bokar Rinpoche wrote about Kalu Rinpoche "The gentleness of his being, the pervasiveness of his kindness, the brilliance of his wisdom and the irresistibly of his sense of humour has touched hearts in every part of the world".

Kalu Rinpoche.

Kalu Rinpoche, H.H. 16th Karmapa and Gyaltsab Rinpoche, Rumtek 1980.

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