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Kagyu Teachers - 4th Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche

4th Jamgön Kongtrul Rinpoche

Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche was born in the wood pig year in Central Tibet on the 26th of November 1995.
The place of his birth was prophesied by His Holiness the Seventeenth Gyalwa Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, who also recognised and confirmed the authenticity of Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche.

In November 1996 H.H. Karmapa performed the haircutting ceremony and gave him the name Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Chokyi Nyima Tenpey Dronme.
Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche is presently residing at his Monastery of Pullahari, in Kathmandu, Nepal and in his monastery in Lava, India.

 

There he receives education and studies.
He receives transmissions from Masters of dfferent lineages and from all important Kagyu teachers.
Though still young in years, His Eminence has started to assume responsibilities of the activities of his predecessors. Annually, he attends the Kagyu Monlam led by His Holiness the Seventeenth Gyalwa Karmapa in Bodhgaya, India and himself already was leading the Kagyu Monlam in Kathmandu, Nepal.