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Kagyu Teachers - Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche

Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche

H.E. Mindrolling Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche was born in 1968 as the daughter of H.H. Mindrolling Trichen, the throne holder of the Nyingma Mindrolling lineage. When Khandro Rinpoche was ten months old, she was recognized by H.H. the 16th Karmapa as the reincarnation of the great Dakini of Tshurphu who was one of the most renowned female masters of her time. Khandro Rinpoche began receiving teachings and transmissions from a very young age from high masters as H.H. Mindrolling Trichen, H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, H.H. Trulshig Rinpoche, H.H. Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche, Tulku Ugyen Rinpoche and Tenga Rinpoche.


She is a lineage holder of both the Nyingma and the Kagyu school. Khandro Rinpoche has been teaching internationally for over seventeen years all across the world. Since 1992 Rinpoche teaches especially extensively in Europe, North America and Asia.
In 1993 Khandro Rinpoche established the Samten Tse Retreat Center in Mussoorie, India. Rinpoche heads various charitable projects and sponsorships including sponsorship of the elderly, Tibetan Women's Development Projects, Tibetan Youth Projects, sponsorship of students, development of medical clinics, the Leprosy Project, sponsorship of retreatants as well as numerous community development projects. Khandro Rinpoche leads various centres and associations in many countries all over the world.