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Khentrul Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche (b.1950) Younger brother and heart-student of KPSR. Embodiment of compassion, educated by his father and brother until entering Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies in Varanasi at 12. Enthroned as abbot of Wish-fulfilling Nyingmapa Institute in Boudanath by Dudjom; he served as HH's personal attendant until joining KPSR in NY in 1988. Published poet and historian, holder of the complete transmissions and empowerments of the Nyingma kama & terma…

Portrait of Ngawang Chodrub Rinpoche-Tibetan Buddhist Nyingma master and ngakpa holding a blessing cord, wearing a top knot and Adi-Tharlam Monastery porch, Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1990.

"Everything changes when you start to emit your own frequency rather than absorbing the frequencies around you, when you start imprinting your intent on the universe rather than receiving an imprint from existence." — Barbara Marciniak

Prayer beads or japa malas are used in many forms of Mahayana Buddhism, often with a lesser number of beads than the Hindu japa malas 108 (number)--usually a divisor of 108. In Pure Land Buddhism, for instance, 27-bead rosaries are common. Some practitioners use malas of 21 or 28 beads for doing prostrations.

"The ideal purpose of your life is that you are grateful—great and full—that you are alive and you enjoy it." —Yogi Bhajan ..*

His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche was born in 1910 in Denkhok Valley, eastern Tibet, to a family descended from the royal lineage of the ninth century...