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Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche - Biography
... The Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche was born in 1965 at Rumtek Monastery (Dharma Chakra Center) in Sikkim, India ... enthroned as The Seventh Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche at Rumtek Monastery in 1968 ... began studying Buddhist philosophy at the primary school in Rumtek at age 12 ...
Sikkim (Lok Sabha Constituency) - Assembly Segments
... West Pendam (SC), Rhenock, Chujachen, Gnathang-Machong (BL), Namcheybung, Shyari (BL), Martam-Rumtek (BL), Upper Tadong, Arithang, Gangtok (BL), Upper Burtuk, Kabi Lungchuk (BL), Djongu (BL) and Lachen ... Namcheybung, Shyari, Martam-Rumtek, Upper Tadong, Arithang, Gangtok and Upper Burtuk constituencies are in East Sikkim district ... Barfung, Tumen-Lingi, Gnathang-Machong, Shyari, Martam-Rumtek, Gangtok, Kabi Lungchuk, Djongu and Lachen Mangan are reserved for Sikkimese candidates of Bhutia-Lepcha origin (BL) ...
Gangtok - Culture - City Institutions
... the Enchey monastery, the Do-drul Chorten stupa complex and the Rumtek Monastery ... The Rumtek Monastery on the outskirts of the town is one of Buddhism's most sacred monasteries ... Rumtek was the focus of international media attention in 2000 after the seventeenth Karmapa, one of the four holiest lamas, fled Lhasa and sought refuge in the monastery ...
Rumtek Monastery - Controversy
... Rumtek was at the centre of the Karmapa controversy with a lengthy battle being played out in the Indian courts ... Neither candidate resides at Rumtek since monks supporting Trinley Thaye Dorje were thrown out of Rumtek by Ogyen Trinley Dorje's followers ...
Kazi Lhendup Dorjee - Early Life
... Kazi Lhendup Dorji Khangsarpa entered the Rumtek monastery at the age of 6 years ... At the age of 16, Kazi Lhendup returned to Rumtek monastery and under strict training for priesthood for two years.Thereafter on completion of his training he succeeded as the Head Lama of Rumtek ... Kazi Lhendup remained as the Head Lama in Rumtek monastery for 8 years and then left the monastery to work with his brother the late Kazi Phag Tshering, who founded the Young Men Buddhist Association at ...