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Ribur Rinpoche

Ribur Rinpoche was born in Kham, Eastern Tibet, in 1923. He was recognized at the age of five as the sixth incarnation of Lama Kunga Osel, a great yogi, scholar and teacher. He was an accomplished practitioner, as well as a writer and teacher who taught in numerous countries around the world. He lived in northern California for many years before returning to India, where he passed away in 2006.

For a longer biography, see the preface of the book How to Generate Bodhicitta, and read about his reincarnation in this FPMT biography.


Teachings by Ribur Rinpoche

Preface and Short Biography

The essence of the Buddha's 84,000 teachings is bodhicitta: the awakening mind that aspires toward enlightenment, in order to have the perfect ability to free all beings from suffering and lead them to peerless happiness. On his two visits to Singapore in 1997, Venerable Lama ...

How to Generate Bodhicitta

How to Generate Bodhicitta
On two visits to Singapore in 1997, Venerable Lama Ribur Rinpoche taught extensively on how to generate that precious mind of enlightenment.

Equalizing Ourselves with Others

Equalizing Ourselves with Others
This is an excerpt from a teaching by Ribur Rinpoche given at Watsonville, CA in June, 2002.