Khenpo Tsering Dorje
"I have great confidence that Khenpo Tsering Dorje will benefit many beings as a spiritual guide and teacher. Therefore i request all concerned to revere him as a religious master and assure that anyone who have dharmic connection to Khenpo will be benefited in this and the life after."
-- Kyabje Drubwang Penor Rinpoche
( Supreme Head Emeritus of the Nyingma Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism )
Khenpo Tsering Dorje's Seat in front of the Throne of
Kyabje Penor Rinpoche with the assembled hosts of
Nyingma Sangha in Taiwan.
Demonstrating great compassion towards all living creatures since birth, steadfastly refusing to harm even an insect, Khenpo Tsering Dorje was sent by His mother to the late Dudjom Rinpoche for Buddhist training and ordination.
Before Dudjom Rinpoche was about to leave for
Khenpo's studies in Namdroling, Khenpo topped His standard annually.
In His 18 years with Kyabje Penor Rinpoche, Khenpo completely
received all the Nyingma initiations and transmissions.
Khenpo has also debated and given discourses in the presence of HH the Dalai Lama who expressed His approval and happiness.
Khenpo Tserng Dorje is, in fact, the seniormost Khenpo who is the first batch of student to graduate from the main seat of the Nyingma Palyul Lineage in-exile, the Namdroling Monastery, in
was subsequently invited by the late Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
to His main seat in-exile, Shechen Monastery, to teach, where
He taught for 4 years to Khyentse Rinpoche's students. Khyentse
Rinpoche showed His approval and delight for Khenpo's teachings
which He felt brought great benefit to His students and the
His teaching at Khyentse Rinpoche's monastery, Khenpo was requested
by Kyabje Penor Rinpoche to return to
fully accomplished, attaining complete inseparability with Guru
Padmasambhava Himself, Khenpo Achuk Rinpoche, with Khenpo Jigme
Phuntsok ( one of HH the Dalai Lama's Nyingma Teacher ), is
known as Tibet's 'sun and moon'.
Tsering Dorje is the repository of countless of Tibet's Dharmic
treasures, having received them from the greatest luminaries
of this century including HH the Dalai Lama, the late Dilgo
Khyentse Rinpoche, the present Sakya Trizin, Kyabje Penor Rinpoche,
the late Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok, Do Drupchen Rinpoche and other
such realized Masters.
a pillar and master of the Nyingma tradition, Khenpo is also
a beacon of the 'Ri-May' or Non-Sectarian movement. He consistently,
not least of all, through His personal example, taught His students
to offer nothing but the highest devotion and respect to teachings
of all lineages as they are all equal in taste the taste
of Liberation, all the holy Dharma taught by the Buddha.
Being from Pema Kod,
HH the Dalai Lama and Kyabje Drubwang Penor Rinpoche have both graced Khenpo Tsering Dorje's monastery in the far-flung region of
The Initiations of the Outer and Inner Guru Padmasambhava as well as Takhyung Barwa aby Khenpo Tsering Dorje will be held at Katong
Student Hostel, Auditorium.
For the INITIATIONS, registration is NOT required and NO commitments is required for students taking it as a blessing.
Registration IS required for the teaching sessions on the Outer and Inner Guru Padmasambhava and Takhyung Barwa and the venue will be at Camden Education Center -- CAS's affiliated education center -- unless informed otherwise.
The address of Camden Education Center is available at www.camden.edu.