Gelek Rimpoche

Gelek Rimpoche

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist lama who was born in Lhasa, Tibet in 1939. His personal name is Gelek; kyabje and rimpoche are titles meaning "teacher" and "precious," respectively. He is a tulku, an incarnate lama, of Drepung Monastic University, where he received the scholastic degree of Geshe Lharampa, the highest degree given, at an exceptionally young age. Gelek is a nephew of the 13th Dalai Lama, Thubten Gyatso. He was tutored by many of the same masters who tutored the current (14th) Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. In 1959, Gelek fled to India from Tibet and gave up monastic life. He is the founder and president of Jewel Heart, "a spiritual, cultural, and humanitarian organization that translates the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism into contemporary life."show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135954881
  • 9786135954883