Yangzab Lamas: Ontul Rinpoche and Gyalpo Rinpoche

Two of my dear dharma teachers, mentors, and friends have passed on beyond this life, demonstrating the special instruction of impermanence. Both Lho Ontul Rinpoche passing away quite recently and Lamchen Gyalpo Rinpoche passing in recent years have left me realizing that there isn’t time to waste in this precious life of fleeting opportunity. One of the many common threads that I shared with both these Lamas was helping to translate their empowerments and teachings on the Yangzab treasure cycle revealed in the 16th century by Rinchen Phüntshog (1509-1557). Without going into too much detail yet, the Yangzab treasure represented … Read more