Cremation Ceremony of Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche May 18

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Cremation Ceremony of Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche May 18

Postby phantom59 » Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:30 am

Event : Purjang(cremation ceremony) of Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche
Date : May 18
Website : http://www.benchen.org/en/home.html
Venue : Benchen Phuntsok Dargyeling
Address : Swayambhu, Chhauni, Kathmandu, Nepal
Map :
http://maps.google.ca/maps/place?cid=11 ... iQf0qMj-Aw

'Tenga Rinpoche made it very clear that he wished his body to be cremated. Being even more specific, Rinpoche directed that the four fire rituals for the cremation should be conducted by our lamas and monks of Benchen monastery, by Tsike Chokling Rinpoche, by Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche and by Tulku Yönten of Thrangu monastery and their respective monks.Again, a little later Sherab Wangchuk was called and directed to extend Rinpoche's best wishes and aspirations to all of his students in Europe, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Indonesia Around 1:00 a.m. Tenga Rinpoche mentioned that he had clearly seen his teachers, the previous 11th Tai Situ Pema Wangchok Gyalpo, the previous Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, the previous Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and the 2nd Jamgön Kongtrul Palden Khentse Özer before himself. Then, in the early hours of 30 March, at 3:24 a.m. local time to be exact

His Holiness Gyalwang Karmapa has been received to keep Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche's surroundings very quiet and to allow no visits to the Kudung, the precious remains, for the duration of three days. We will proceed accordingly. Upon Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche's express wish to be cremated and the advice of H.E. Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche, the date for the cremation has been set for May 18, 2012.
For the next few days, while Rinpoche is in the Thugdam state, H.H. the Karmapa has advised to practice the "Four Sessions Guru Yoga" and "Calling the Lama from Afar" by Jamgön Kongtrul

http://www.benchen.org/en/tenga-rinpoch ... poche.html
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Visit by Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi and Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche

Postby phantom59 » Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:50 pm

With great sadness we announce that Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche passed away yesterday early morning, at his monastery (Benchen) in Kathmandu. Rinpoche was a very close disciple of Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and yesterday Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche and Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche went to pay their respects to Rinpoche's Thukdam.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shechen-R ... 3979593395

The Mindrolling International sangha is deeply saddened to announce the parinirvana of Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche who withdrew his consciousness on March 30, 2012. Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche was a great and beloved teacher and one of the pure lineage holders and meditation masters of the Kagyu lineage. In 1986 Rinpoche established the new Benchen Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, where Rinpoche spent his last remaining days. Rinpoche also served as the Dorje Lopön for the 16th Karmapa in Rumtek, India for 9 years after the 1959 invasion of Tibet. Rinpoche also traveled extensively transmitting and teaching the precious Buddhadharma to countless students, working tirelessly and unceasingly for the benefit of all sentient beings.

Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche has asked the worldwide Sangha of Mindrolling and Samten Tse to spend the coming days in performing prayers and offerings to this great master of our times. In accordance to Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche's command, the Kudung will be cremated on May 18th 2012. At this time Kyabje Rinpoche is still in Thugdam.

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