Become a Sponsor of Jhado Rinpoche’s Visit

We are deeply honored Jhado Rinpoche, one of the most highly esteemed lamas in the Gelug lineage today, has agreed to visit and teach from December 7, 2021 to January 7, 2022.

Help make this auspicious program possible.

  • Become a sustaining sponsor with a $1,000 donation.
  • Make a donation of any amount to help support Rinpoche’s visit.
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JHADO RINPOCHE (Tenzin Jungne) was born in 1954 to a nomadic family living in the area of Namtso Lake, north of Lhasa, Tibet. At the age of three he was recognized and enthroned as the 6th incarnation of the abbot of Jhado Monastery. From 1992 until 1996, Rinpoche served as a teacher at Namgyal Monastery in Dharamsala, the personal monastery of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. In 1997, Rinpoche was appointed to the post of Abbot of Namgyal Monastery, and served the institution in that capacity until 2004.

In addition to his excellent education in the Gelug monastic college system, Rinpoche has also received many oral transmissions and empowerments from His Holiness the Dalai Lama and his two main tutors, as well as from many great teachers from other traditions, including the famous Nyingma master Trulshik Rinpoche and Chogye Trichen Rinpoche.

Renowned for his keen intelligence and dynamic teaching style, Jhado Rinpoche is acclaimed for his ability to engage Western students in ways that are interesting and personally relevant. In addition to these qualities, Rinpoche is also well known and loved for his gentle demeanor and kindness.