Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje

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Dudjom Rinpoche

Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche or Dudjom Jikdral Yeshe Dorje (T. bdud 'joms 'jigs bral ye shes rdo rje བདུད་འཇོམས་འཇིགས་བྲལ་ཡེ་ཤེས་རྡོ་རྗེ་) (1904-1987) was one of Tibet’s foremost yogins, scholars, and meditation masters. He was recognized as the incarnation of Dudjom Lingpa (1835-1904), whose previous incarnations included the greatest masters, yogins and panditas such as Shariputra, Saraha and Khye'u Chung Lotsawa. Within the Nyingma school, he was considered to be the living representative of Padmasambhava, as well as a great revealer of the ‘treasures’ (terma).[1]

Over the last decade of his life he spent much time teaching in the West, where he helped to establish the Nyingma tradition, founding major centres in France and the United States.[1]

His written works include:

Further reading


  1. 1.0 1.1 RW icon height 18px.png Dudjom Rinpoche, Rigpa Shedra Wiki