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The Teachers

Besides H.H. Karmapa the Karma-Kagyu-School has actually three lineage-holders: Tai Situ Rinpoche, who has his residence in Sherab Ling Monastery in North-India, Gyaltsab Rinpoche who lives in Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim and Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche who is still quite young and is growing up in Pullahari Monastery close to Kathmandu in Nepal.

Further important teachers who were still educated in Tibet are: Thrangu Rinpoche, Tenga Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyatso Rinpoche, Akong Rinpoche, Ato Rinpoche, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche,

Lama Namse Rinpoche, Bokar Rinpoche and Khenpo Donyo. The younger well known male and female teachers are: Ponlop Rinpoche, Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, Mingyur Rinpoche, Kalu Rinpoche, Pora Tulku Rinpoche, Khandro Rinpoche, Dilyak Drupön Rinpoche, Drupon Khenpo Lodro Namgyal.

Currently four Tibetan lamas of our lineage live in German dharma centers: Lama Kunga Dorje, Lama Kelzang Wangdi, Lama Sonam Rabgje und Lama Drime Dawa.


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Gathering of Karma-Kagyu Teachers in Bodhgaya (from left to right):
H.E. Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche,
H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa,
H.E. Situ Rinpoche,
H.E. Gyaltsab Rinpoche