His Holiness Jigme Tsewang Thinley Norbu Chogley Nampar Gyalway De (HH Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche), is the eldest son of H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche former head of the Nyingma lineages. He is a primary holder of the Düdjom Tersar lineage and is considered to be an emanation of Longchen Rabjam (Longchenpa), the great fourteenth-century Nyingma Scholar and siddha. He is a pre-eminent teacher of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and he is patron of the Vajrayana Foundation in California and Hawaii.
“All sublime beings agree that Thinley Norbu Rinpoche’s everyday activities and ultimate realizations areindivisible with his father, His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche, the great king of treasure revealers.”HH Kathog Rigdzin Pema Wangchen Rinpoche
|HH Thinley Norbu Rinpoche|
This association with the Dudjom Lineage is a long one. He is the incarnation of Tulku Drime Oser, who was one of seven sons of Dudjom Lingpa (sGas-gter bDud-‘joms Gling-pa Khrag-‘thung Nus-ldan rDorje 1835-1904) and is considered to be an emanation of Longchenpa.
In his youth in Tibet he studied for 9 years at Mindroling Monastery.
He has written a number of books available in English including:
The Small Golden Key
Magic Dance – the Display of the Self-nature of the Five Wisdom Dakinis
White Sail – Crossing the Waves of Ocean Mind to the Serene Continent of the Triple Gems
Practice of the Essence of the Sublime Heart Jewel, the Propitious Speech from the Beginning, Middle and End by Patrul Rinpoche (Translation).
A Brief History of a Himalayan
Sunlight Speech That Dispels the Darkness of Doubt
Welcoming Flowers From Across The Cleansed Threshold Of Hope
A Cascading Waterfall of Nectar
In 1961 his son Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche was born in Bhutan.
HH Thinley Norbu Rinpoche currently divides his time between the United States and Nepal.