The 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.
May we meet again and again until Enlightenment is reached.

Brief Introduction to


also known as

Chen-Chö Dorje De-Chen Dorje
Dö-Ngak Lingpa

a recognized emanation of
Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

In the wake of the degenerate age, the ever-compassionate Father of Buddhism in Tibet has predicted that the precious Buddha-Dharma will flourish to foreign lands for the benefits of sentient beings. One of Guru Rinpoche activity emanation is no other than The Great Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (1820-1892) who studies and practices the Buddha-Dharma of all traditions and lineage. 

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:
1. Body emanation Chökyi Wangpo (1894 - 1909) the first Dzongsar Khyentse
2. Speech emanation Karma Khyentse Ozer (1896-1945) of Palpung Beru Khyentse
3. Mind emanation Guru Tsewang of Dzogchen Khyentse
4. Quality emanation Kunzang Drodul Dorje (1897-1946) of Dza Palme Khyentse
5. Activity emanation Chökyi Lodro (1893-1959) of Kathok Khyentse (Second Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro) after the death of Dzongsar Khyentse Chöyki Wangpo at a very young age.  Kathok Khyentse moved to Dzongsar Monastery, the seat of the previous Khyentse Wangpo, and since then Kathok Khyentse became known as the (Dzongsar Khyentse Chökyi Lodro).

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
The 16th Karmapa, His Holiness Rangjung Rigpae Dorje, who accomplished the activity of Buddha’s of 3 times, recognized and pronounced: In the whole of Tibet (the Great Tibet), inclusive of West Tibet and Ching Hai (the whole of Kham), people from all walks of life, the royal members and ministers all should know that: in this degeneration age, the great master Chen-Chö Dorje De-Chen Dorje Dö-Ngak Lingpa (it means “The country of Great Joy Vajra of Mahayana and Tantrayana”), is a learned, pure precept holder, profound in practice and accomplished all Dharma activities. He is a fully realized Dzogchen practitioner and an enlightened master; and also in this era, he is a Dharma king of all the Terton (hidden treasure discoverer). Such a profound master, I will raise my full confidence and devotion to take Chen-Chö Dorje De-Chen Dorje Dö-Ngak Lingpa as my guru, to receive profound Dharma empowerment and oral transmission from him. He who is the manifestation of Buddha Samantabadra, the original essence of all Buddhas. The master who possesses 4 types of liberation; for those with full confidence and devotion, who meets, listens, thinks and in touch with him, it will make the person change to better and lead more meaningful life. I hope we all must remember in our heart.    Hand written in Tsurphu Monastery in Golden Snake Year.

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

Brief Introduction to


formerly known as


Ven.3rd Palme Khyentse Rinpoche (Quality Emanation)
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