• Journey to Gaden

    For a few months after the passing of H.H. Zong Rinpoche, Rinpoche remained in L.A., working to pay off his debts and saving up for India. Robert Stone, one of the centre’s main sponsors, was so impressed with his dedication that he paid off Rinpoche’s debts in

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  • Guru Devotion

    H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s previous lives’ devotion to his Gurus led him to meet and receive teachings and initiations from the highest Gelugpa lineage Masters, such as H.H. Kyabje Ling Rinpoche and H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama, before turning fourteen years old

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  • Recognition & Enthronement

    For many years, H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche stayed in a tiny leaking room belonging to Zong Ladrang and lived mostly on bread and tea. He was also undertaking the arduous training to become an oracle, feeling he could serve his Monastery and many people in this way

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  • Noble Activities

    H.E. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche’s many projects in support of the monastic community and the surrounding villages vividly bear witness to his great love for his teachers and monastery

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