BirthdayDecember 0, 1947
BirthplaceKham, Tibet

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Sogyal Rinpoche

    Full name: Sogyal Rinpoche
    Also known as: Sogyal Rinpoche, Rinpoche, Sogyal
    Professions: Buddhist lama

  2. Sogyal Rinpoche Biography

    Sogyal Rinpoche (Tibetan: བསོད་རྒྱལ་, Wylie: Bsod-rgyal) (born 1947) is a Tibetan Dzogchen lama of the Nyingma tradition. He has been teaching for over 30 years and continues to travel widely in Europe, America, Australia and Asia. He is also the founder and spiritual director of Rigpa—an international network of over 100 Buddhist centres and groups in 23 countries around the world—and the author of the best-selling book The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, which has been printed in 30 languages and 56 countries. He is known for his ability to present his understanding of Tibetan Buddhism using the language of contemporary Western thought. Controversy, due to claims of student abuse have been brought by a single disenfranchised ex-student.

  3. Sogyal Rinpoche Family

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