Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche
 

August 2003
Recorded Live at Land of Medicine Buddha
Soquel, California
English Translation by Voula Zarpani

August 2004
Recorded Live at Land of Medicine Buddha
Boulder Creek, California


 

 

overview

A teaching on Chapter One of the Uttaratantra text by Maitreya. Uttaratantra, Sublime Continuum of the Mahayana, is one of the most important teachings in all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism - clarifying the meaning of our Buddha potential, in particular the emptiness of the mind that allows the evolution to a state of complete enlightenment and gives an extensive explanation of the meaning of the Three Jewels - Buddha Dharma and Sangha.

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August 2003
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Daily teaching
discussions led by
Ven. George Churinoff


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August 2004
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
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Part 5

Daily teaching
discussions led by
Ven. George Churinoff


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bio

Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche was born in the province of Amdo (Eastern Tibet) in 1926, and at age six was recognized as the reincarnation of the former abbot of the Kirti Gompa. At the age of nine, He was ordained as a monk. Rinpoche received teachings from many high Lamas of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Lama Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche is one of the holders of the tantra of Kalachakra lineage, having received that empowerment when he was 14 years old. At the age of 32 and having completed his monastic studies he was appointed as the Abbot of Kirti.

After escaping from TÝbet in 1959, Kirti Tsenshab Rinpoche taught Tibetan orphans at the Tibetan Children's Village, Dharamsala, India. At the age of 45 he began a fifteen-year meditation retreat in a small stone hermitage above Dharamsala, "big enough for a bed, prostrations, and a stove". He spent seven years in meditation on Lam Rim, three years on "Seven Point Thought Transformation", and some generation and completion stage tantra. Two years were spent only on generation and completion stages and in the final 3 years, Rinpoche repeated all of the above.

Rinpoche is one of the teachers of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and many other high Lamas. Rinpoche has been giving teachings around the world in many countries included: Australia, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Italy, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United States.