Tsoknyi Rinpoche

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Tsoknyi Rinpoche (Wylie tshogs gnyis rin po che) or Ngawang Tsoknyi Gyatso (born 13 March 1966) is a Tibetan Buddhist teacher and author, and the founder of the Pundarika Foundation. He is the third Tsoknyi Rinpoche, having been recognized by the 16th Karmapa as the reincarnation of Drubwang Tsoknyi Rinpoche.[1] He is a tulku of the Drukpa Kagyü and Nyingma traditions and the holder of the Ratna Lingpa and Tsoknyi lineages.[1]

Rinpoche oversees the Tergar Osel Ling Monastery, in Kathmandu, Nepal. His brothers are Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche, and Mingyur Rinpoche and his nephews are Phakchok Rinpoche and the reincarnation of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, known popularly as Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche.

Selected publications

  • Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Open Heart, Open Mind—Awakening the Power of Essence Love, New York: Harmony, 2012 ISBN 978-0-307-88820-4
  • Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Carefree Dignity: Discourses on Training in the Nature of Mind (Boudhanath, Hong Kong & Esby: Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 1998)
  • Tsoknyi Rinpoche, Fearless Simplicity: The Dzogchen Way of Living Freely in a Complex World, (Boudhanath, Hong Kong & Esby: Rangjung Yeshe Publications, 2003) ISBN 962-7341-48-7
  • Tsokyni, Rinpoche, Sylvia Boorstein, Norman Fischer, "Solid Ground: Buddhist Wisdom for Difficult Times," (Berkeley: Parallax Press, 2011)


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Tsoknyi Rinpoche". Rigpa Wiki. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 


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Selected videos:

  • Trauma and PTSD
    Description: Tsoknyi Rinpoche discusses how to help people suffering from trauma and PTSD
  • "Open Heart, Open Mind" Part 1
    Description: "Open Heart, Open Mind" Part 1 by Tsoknyi Rinpoche Book Talk in La Jolla, Ca., May 16, 2012
  • Not me
    Description: Working with ego

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