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Khunu Lama Rinpoche

Khunu Lama Rinpoche Tenzin Gyaltsen (1894-1977) was born in the Khunu region of the Indo-Tibetan borderlands in 1894. He was revered by Tibetan Buddhists of all traditions because his life embodied the spiritual practice of compassion and he travelled widely, teaching throughout Tibet and India. His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama was among his many students.

Khunu Lama Rinpoche's most famous written work was Vast as the Heavens, Deep as the Sea: Verses in Praise of Bodhicitta (Wisdom Publications, 1999).

Read more about the life of this highly realized lama in Mandala magazine, July 2015 edition.  See also Rigpa Shedra Wiki.

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Teachings from Khunu Lama Rinpoche

Commentary on “The Foundation of All Good Qualities”

A commentary on Lama Tsongkhapa's text given in Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975.

Commentary on “A Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment”

A commentary on Atisha's text given to the monks and nuns of the International Mahayana Institute at Boudhanath, Nepal, 2 February 1975.