The Wisdom Mind of Thinley Norbu

Photographer UnknownThe great Nyingma master Thinley Norbu Rinpoche passed away last December at the age of eighty. We celebrate his life with remembrances and a selection of the profound Dzogchen teachings he imparted to the West.

Click the links below to read excerpts from the teachings and tributes featured in the Summer 2012 issue of Buddhadharma

A selection of Thinley Norbu Rinpoche’s teachings

Pulling Strings Sangye Khandro recalls Thinley Norbu’s unusual but highly effective method for training translators.

A Teacher of Teachers Though he lived as a simple householder yogi, Thinley Norbu’s impact was far-reaching, says his longtime student Samuel Bercholz.

Not Bound by Time and Space Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche says that like his famed father, Thinley Norbu was the kind of role model that’s difficult to find in this world.