Dechen Wangmo

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Jetsun Dechen Wangmo (died 2011) was a Tibetan Buddhist.[1]


Wangmo was the daughter of a noble family which was said to be descended from the legendary King Gaesar of Ling.[2] She was Minling Khenchen Rinpoche's mother and the aunt of the 11th Mindrolling Trichen Rinpoche, the 11th throne holder of Mindrolling.[3] She was the sister of Jetsun Tsewang Lhamo,[4] and in 1982 they and others left Tibet for Mindrolling monastery in India, a Vajrayana monastery.[1][5] She died at age 86 in 2011 and was cremated at Mindrolling monastery.[1]