Buddhism: Details about 'Trungpa Tulku'

Index / Buddhism / Shambhala Buddhism / Trungpa Tulku /
Click here for our Buddha-Shop


One level up
Index of contents

Useful Links

Buddhism Portal
Culture History List of topics People By region By country
Schools Temples Concepts Texts Timeline

The Trungpa tülkus are a line of incarnate Tibetan lamas who traditionally head Surmang monastery (complex) in Kham (Eastern Tibet). There have been twelve such tulkus thus far. Mahasiddha Trungmase was the teacher of the first Trungpa Tulku, Kunga Gyaltsen.

The Line of the Trungpa Tulkus

  1. Kunga Gyaltsen
  2. Kunga Zangpo
  3. Kung Oser
  4. Kunga Namgyal
  5. Tendrel Chögyal
  6. Lodro Tenphel
  7. Jampel Chögyal
  8. Gyurme Tenphel
  9. Karma Tenphel
  10. Chökyi Nyinche (1875 to 1938)
  11. Chökyi Gyamtso (Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche), the XI Trungpa tulku, (1940 - April 4, 1987) was one of the most influential teachers of Buddhism in the west. He is the founder of Shambhala International.
  12. Chökyi Sengay (Sengye/Senge) (Choseng Trungpa Rinpoche), the XII Trungpa tulku (b. February 6, 1989). Chokyi Sengay is the present Trungpa tulku.

Visitors who viewed this also viewed:

Buddhism: Bodhisattva
Buddhism: Buddhist Temple
Buddhism: Buddhist Views Of Homosexuality
New Age: Aromatherapy
Christianity: Encyclical Of The Eastern Patriarchs


Click here for our Buddha-Shop

Buddhism-guide is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Trungpa_Tulku". A list of the wikipedia authors can be found here.