H.E. Dezhung Rinpoche Kunga Tenpai Nyima

Dezhung Rinpoche Kunga Tenpai Nyima (c. 1906 – c. 1987)

Great Masters of the 20th Century

Dezhung Lungrig Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche or the third Dezhung Tulku, was an important Sakya teacher renowned for his vast learning and realization. He was a student of Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro and many other masters. Dezhung Rinpoche established Tharlam Sasang Namgyaling Monastery in Kathmandu. Several world’s leading Tibetan scholars were Rinpoche’s students.

Extracted from Dezhung Rinpoche Kunga Tenpai Nyima, by H.E. the 4th Dezhung Tulku (Source: Sakya Calendar APP).