Lamdark Rinpoche

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Lamdark Rinpoche
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Born (1933-08-08) August 8, 1933 (age 88)
Karze, Eastern Tibet
NationalityTibetan
CitizenshipTibet
Spouse(s)Drukpa
ChildrenKalsang Lamdark (son)

Lamdark Rinpoche was born in 8th August 1933 in Karze in Eastern Tibet.[1]

Lamdark Rinpoche, along with Sigyab Tulku, were able to escape to India post-1959 Chinese invasion of Tibet. He then moved to Switzerland for few years, and then returned to Tibet.[2]Lamdark Rinpoche is well known in Tibet, and chose to return to his monastery in Kham in the 1980s, one of the few exiled lamas who has done so.[3]

He married a Bhutanese woman while living in north India, Dharamsala during which he had a son Kalsang Lamdark born in 1963. The family then moved to Switzerland.[4][5] Kalsang Lamdark was known to have accomplished a rather maverick project of smuggling 10,000-kilogram rock out of Garzê, his father’s hometown in Garze in Kham at night on a truck and drove a long route to Shanghai.[6] Lamdark Rinpoche is currently based in the Gelug monastery called Karze Gompa which was built in the 17the century by his first reincarnation.[7]

References

  1. LamdarkRinpoche instragram page
  2. The Voice that Remembers: One Woman's Historic Fight to Free TibetBy Adhe Tapontsang, Joy BlakesleeP.188https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=5MY6AwAAQBAJ&pg=PA188&lpg=PA188&dq=lamdark+rinpoche&source=bl&ots=WmJgytpszv&sig=ACfU3U3Le3hg-yPhjBXT74_PYDRJG_Gnyg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiJ3viu_Y3rAhXPgVwKHe45CUw4PBDoATAIegQIChAB#v=onepage&q=lamdark%20rinpoche&f=false
  3. http://artasiapacific.com/Magazine/90/KesangLamdark
  4. Lamdark – Son of Rinpoche https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxzdVnCrZYQ
  5. Kesang Lamdark "Headless Disco" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCEY-8qd41g
  6. http://artasiapacific.com/Magazine/90/KesangLamdark
  7. In the footsteps of the Karmapas Eastern Tibet trip autumn 2004 / By Nathalie Matterhttps://www.buddhismus-heute.de/archive.issue__39.position__5.de.html

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