Rinpoche, also Rimboche, also Rinboqê (Tibetan: རིན་པོ་ཆེ་, Wylie: rin-po-che, ZYPY: Rinboqê) A honorific term used in Tibetan language. It literally means "precious".
As a precious Gem. Jewel. Ratna.
As a Precious Substance.
As a Precious Place.
As a term of respect used in the context of Tibetan Buddhism as a way of showing respect in addressing those recognized as reincarnated, older, respected, notable, learned and / or an accomplished Lama or teacher of the Dharma.