29-Jan-2004The passing away of a Great Master
Dear Dharma Brothers & Sisters,
Please be informed that the 'Activity Emanation' of Palme Khyentse Dorje Dö-Ngak Lingpa Rinpoche, the chief Abbot of Palme Gonpa in Qinghai had pass away on the 28th January 2004 at approx 8pm. Known cause due to old age and ailing body that leads to breathing complication plus the sudden change in climate as Rinpoche has already acclimatized to the warm weather whilst in Malaysia.
Rinpoche had enter into Deep Samadhi seated in the Seven Points of Vairocana Posture and will remain for three full days. After the 3rd day, the monks will relocate Rinpoche's kudung back to Palme Gonpa. At present the cremation ceremony hasn't been determine yet, awaiting Lho Kunzang Rinpoche's decision on further proceedings.
The Lamas from the Monastery requested that Dharma Centres everywhere to perform prayers dedicated to Palme Rinpoche. We've consulted Lho Bongtul Rinpoche, He suggested Buddha Amitabha Sadhana and mantra accumulations.
At Ratnashri Buddhist Centre Malaysia, a group prayer dedicated to Rinpoche will be held this Sunday (31-Jan-2004) 8:15pm, all are welcome to join. The text use will be "The Jewel of the Intelligent - The Ruby Mala Direct Realization Practice of the Sukhavati Buddhafield" as advised by Lho Bongtül Rinpoche.
May we continue to pray for the swift re-incarnation
of Palme Khyentse Rinpoche.
The Khyentse lineage originates from the famous Jamgon Khyentse Wangpo (1820-1892) who was the reincarnation of The Omniscient Jigme Lingpa (1730-1798) and also the embodiment of Guru Rinpoche. Jamgon Khyentse Wangpo reincarnated in many manifestations simultaneously. These reincarnations include Chökyi Wangpo (1894-1909) of Dzongsar, Chökyi Lodro (1893-1959) of Kathok, Karma Khyentse Ozer (1896-1945) of Palpung, Guru Tsewang (1897-?) of Dzogchen, Kunzang Drodul Dechen Dorje (1897-1946) of Dza Palme, and Dilgo Khyentse Tashi Paljor (1910-1991) of Shechen. One can also confidently say The Khyentses’ are the living representation of Guru Rinpoche.
The manifestations of Jamgon Khyentse Wangpo defined as:
Dilgo Khyentse Tashi Paljor (1910-1991) of Shechen Khyentse Dilgo family was an emanation of Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo. He was directly recognized by Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro and many other lamas and masters.
The present Activity Emanation of Palme Khyentse was Chen-Chö Dorje De-Chen Dorje Dö-Ngak Lingpa. The previous 16th Gyalwa Karmapa recognized Palme Khyentse Rinpoche as the authentic incarnation and rejoiced in his accomplishment of Buddhist practice.
Recognition Letter of H.H.The
16th Gyalwa Karmapa
Traditional Recognition Letter on Silk by various Tibetan Masters
Masters of Mei Chen Palme Monastery Chinghai
Lho Kunzang - Palme Khyentse - Lachen Rinpoche
Mei Chen Palme Monastery in Chinghai
Foot print of present Palme Khyentse Rinpoche imprint on a piece of Rock
Palme Khyentse Rinpoche together with actor Jet Li in Qinghai