Bokar Tulku Rinpoche

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Bokar Rinpoche
Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche.JPG
Other namesKarma Shedrup Yongdu Pel Zangpo
Died17 August 2004
ReligionTibetan Buddhism
SchoolKarma Kagyu, Shangpa Kagyu
Other namesKarma Shedrup Yongdu Pel Zangpo
Senior posting
TeacherThe Second Kalu Rinpoche
PredecessorKarma Sherab Ösel
SuccessorKarma Palden Chökyi Gyaltsen Lodrö Chok Tamche Le Nampar Gyalway Lha
  • The Third Kalu Rinpoche

Bokar Tulku Rinpoche (1940 – 17 August 2004) was heart-son of the Second Kalu Rinpoche and a holder of the Karma Kagyü and Shangpa Kagyü lineages.[1]

Rinpoche (Tibetan: རིན་པོ་ཆེ་, Wylie: rin po che, IPA: [rinˈpotʃe]) is an honorific used in Tibetan Buddhism. It means "precious one".[2]


  1. ^ "Bokar Rinpoche", Khandro Net, archived from the original on 31 December 2008, retrieved 9 June 2009
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 August 2009. Retrieved 6 July 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) - Rinpoche: Honorific title meaning "Precious One." It is frequently given to Buddhist reincarnated masters.

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Rinpoche literally means "Great (che) Jewel (rinpo)". It is figuratively rendered as "Precious One."