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Material from redirected article[edit]

Someone had started a new article at Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche. I redirected it here and below is the complete text of that version, in case anyone wants to make use of it.—Nat Krause(Talk!·What have I done?) 18:06, 28 October 2007 (UTC)


Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche (born: 1935 in Golok, East Tibet)

(Note: "Tulku" and "Rinpoche" are not Tarthang's middle and last names, respectively. Rather, "Tulku" is a title referring to his status as a "reincarnated teacher", and "Rinpoche" is a title referring to his status as a "precious teacher" or "precious jewel" or "precious one".)

Tarthang received traditional training from the great masters of his time in the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. He left Tibet in 1959 after the disruption of his culture. From 1959 to 1967, he taught Buddhism at Sanskrit University in India. In 1968, Rinpoche came to the United States where he has lived and worked continuously to support Tibetan refugees, preserve Tibetan culture and make the teaching of Buddhism accessible to Western students. Rinpoche initiated many projects and established over 20 organizations including the Nyingma Institute, Tibetan Aid Project, Dharma Publishing, the Yeshe De text preservation project, and the international Nyingma Centers.

Rinpoche is a visionary thinker who has authored over a dozen books that expand understanding of the human heart and mind.

Titles of some of Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche's popular works:

Holy Places Of The Buddha

Hidden Mind Of Freedom

Knowledge Of Time And Space

Ways Of Enlightenment

Light Of Liberation

Openness Mind

Skillful Means: Patterns for Success

Love of Knowledge

Gesture Of Balance. A Guide To Awareness, Self-Healing And Meditation

Time, Space, and Knowledge: A New Vision of Reality

Kum Nye Relaxation: Movement Exercises

Mastering Successful Work: Wakeup! : Mastering Successful Work

Hidden Mind of Freedom: Meditation for Compassion and Self-Healing

Dynamics of Time and Space: Transcending Limits of Knowledge

Great Gift and the Wish-Fulfilling Gem (with Terry McSweeney )

Current edits[edit]

I will be editing this page as well as associated pages, as I am currently living at one of Tarthang Tulku's retreat centers. I'll try to provide citation as necessary, and if possible. Maytag (talk) 03:45, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

Great! --Klimov (talk) 16:13, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

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