Karthar, Khenpo

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Khenpo Karthar
English Phonetics Khenpo Karthar
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Dates
Birth:   1924
Death:   2019
Place of birth:   Kham, Tibet


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Primary Affiliation (Workplace)
Karma Triyana Dharmacakra Monastery (KTD)
Religious Affiliation
Karma Kagyu

Biographical information

Born in eastern Tibet in 1924, Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche was one of the great masters of the Karma Kagyu tradition. Rinpoche, who received most of his training and education in Tibet before the Chinese invasion, was highly accomplished in meditation, philosophy, and monastic arts. As abbot of Karma Triyana Dharmacakra Monastery (KTD) in Woodstock, New York; spiritual guide of thirty-five Karma Thegsum Choling (KTC) affiliate centers; and retreat master at the Karme Ling Retreat Center in Delhi, New York, Rinpoche touched the lives of thousands of students. He was also known for numerous books, including The Quintessence of the Union of Mahamudra and Dzokchen; Dharma Paths; Instructions of Gampopa; Bardo: Interval of Possibility; The Wish-Fulfilling Wheel: The Practice of White Tara; and the five-volume masterwork Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma.

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Other Transliterations in use:
Karma Tharchin Rinpoche
Venerable Khenpo Karma Tharchin Rinpoche
Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche

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b. 1924

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