Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

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Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby upasaka » Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:10 am

Are there any informations about Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche? I have tried rigpawiki but could not find anything. Is he "OK" tulku?

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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby ngodrup » Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:35 am

Not sure what you mean by OK.
There are three incarnations of Dudjom Rinpoche.
Two of them are active.
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby MrDistracted » Thu Mar 08, 2012 8:50 am

This is a recent pic of Dudjom Sangyey Pema Shepa who has just finished his 3 year retreat.
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby Tssrt » Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:18 pm

The one on that photo is very legit, he was recognized by Chatral Rinpoche and others. He has also much contact with the daughter of Chatral Rinpoche and is very respected. He is without a doubt legit. The other one of that I know was recognized by Trulshik Rinpoche though. There is absolute no argument or conflict between those parties, they are both considered legit. I met this Dudjom Yangsi Rinpoche you can see in the picture above and I had a very good impression.

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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby philji » Thu May 29, 2014 11:43 am

What if any is the relationship between the two Yangsis? Have they ever met? I have seen photos of them both with Dilgo Khyense Yangsi and it seems that they both are accepted widely as being the heirs to the Dudjom lineage. I know very little( practically nothing) about them... However in a recent trip to Kathmandu did get to see the Tibetan Yangsi very, very briefly and receive a blessing from him... :anjali:
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby ngodrup » Thu May 29, 2014 4:25 pm

There are actually three, one is a Tibetan-American.
Only two are actively teaching. There is no competition.
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby smcj » Thu May 29, 2014 4:29 pm

ngodrup wrote:There are actually three, one is a Tibetan-American.
Only two are actively teaching. There is no competition.

Us Kagyus could take some lessons here...
A human being has his limits. And thus, in every conceivable way, with every possible means, he tries to make the teaching enter into his own limits. ChNN
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby ngodrup » Thu May 29, 2014 5:02 pm

Indeed.
In the last generation there 5 Dudjoms.
I'm told this time there may well be more that 5.
I believe that may be the case. Two are now actively
teaching, so the rest may be 'stealth' tulkus-- benefiting
beings who will never enter a Buddhist Temple in inconceivable ways...

Also of course, we know there were multiple Khyentse tulkus,
but sadly there was some competition among their separate
administrations.

If we truly follow such sublime teachings as Mahamudra or Dzogchen,
then we really must take to heart a 'view beyond all limits' and not
get involved in Dharma politics. It does not serve us in the west to
transplant Tibetan baggage along with the Dharma and the more
sublime aspects of the culture.
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby michaelb » Sat May 31, 2014 4:49 pm

http://www.dudjomfoundation.org/index.html
Here is Dudjom Tenzin Yeshey Dorji Rinpoche's website. I saw him in Kathmandu when Trulshik Rinpoche gave the Nyingthig Yabshi empowerments several years ago. Dilgo Khentse Yangsi Rinpoche was there too. I was impressed by both.

And here: http://www.dudjomspz.org/ is a website dedicated to Dudjom Yangsi Rinpoche Sangye Pema Shepa.
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby JKhedrup » Sat May 31, 2014 4:52 pm

Dudjom Yeshi Dorje Rinpoche is my "friend" on facebook. He seems to be very active in Bhutan, traveling to villages to participate in various rituals and guide the local people. Like most Bhutanese,his English also seems quite good. I imagine if he wanted he could build up students in the West quite easily, but am glad that for the moment he is guiding the people of his own country.
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby dzogchungpa » Sat May 31, 2014 6:15 pm

Is he the one that's into Yogananda?
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Re: Yangsi Dudjom Rinpoche

Postby JKhedrup » Sat May 31, 2014 7:01 pm

Yup, that's the one!
In order to ensure my mind never comes under the power of the self-cherishing attitude,
I must obtain control over my own mind.
Therefore, amongst all empowerments, the empowerment that gives me control over my mind is the best,
and I have received the most profound empowerment with this teaching.
-Atisha Dipamkara
brtsal ba'i bkhra drin
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