In Popular Culture
- In the 1994 film The Shadow, a mystical tulku trains Lamont Cranston to use his inner darkness to fight crime.
- In the book Tulku, by Peter Dickinson, a young boy and his companions, fleeing the Boxer Rebellion in China, encounter Tibetan monks awaiting the birth of a tulku.
- The Green Lama was often referred to as Tulku by his associates.
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