Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

From Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is a 'sketch' of a biographical, historical or geographical subject. See the external links for more information on this subject. Sketch sailboat by me 75px.png
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche.jpg
Religion Tibetan Buddhism (Sakya)
Nationality Bhutanese
Born 1961 (age 58–59)
Senior posting
Title Lama
Religious career
Teacher Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche, Khenpo Appey
Reincarnation Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö

Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche (རྫོང་གསར་ འཇམ་དབྱངས་ མཁྱེན་བརྩེ་ རིན་པོ་ཆེ, born 1961), also known as Khyentse Norbu, is a lama, filmmaker, and writer. His films include The Cup (1999), Travellers and Magicians (2003) and Vara: A Blessing (2013). He is the author of the books What Makes You Not a Buddhist (Shambhala, 2007); Not for Happiness: A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices (Shambhala, 2012); The Guru Drinks Bourbon (Shambhala, 2016) and other books.

He is the eldest son of Thinley Norbu and the grandson of Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje.

External links


Search for videos:

Selected videos:

This article includes content from Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche on Wikipedia (view authors). License under CC BY-SA 3.0. Wikipedia logo
Categories for people:
All people | Historical people | Living people | More people categories...