Tsoknyi Rinpoche lll, born in Nubri, Nepal, is the son of the late Dzogchen Yogi Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Educated by many of the greatest Nyingma and Kagyu masters in Nepal, India, and Tibet, Rinpoche is loved by students around the world. Rinpoche upholds the Tsoknyi Lineage, providing spiritual and material support for nuns in Nangchen and Nepal.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche has been teaching students worldwide about the innermost nature of mind in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and is particularly committed to supporting female practitioners. Rinpoche is one of those rare teachers whose lighthearted, yet illuminating style appeals to both beginners and advanced practitioners alike. He is truly a bridge between ancient wisdom and the modern mind. His fresh insights into the western psyche have enabled him to teach and write in a way that touches our most profound awareness, using metaphors, stories, and images that point directly to our everyday experience. He is widely recognized as a brilliant meditation teacher, is the author of three books, Open Heart, Open Mind, Carefree Dignity, and Fearless Simplicity, and has a keen interest in the ongoing dialogue between western research, especially in neuroscience, and Buddhist practitioners and scholars.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s activity greatly contributes to the preservation of the Buddha Dharma in the East, while nurturing its growth in the West. His personal warmth and compassionate attention greatly enrich and enliven the depth of our learning experience. His dedication to teaching is based on his belief that the precious Buddha Dharma can bring peace and harmony to the world.
For more information about Tsoknyi Rinpoche and his teaching schedule, visit www.tsoknyirinpoche.org