Reincarnation of the 65th Head of the Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhism
His Eminence Kyabje Khyungser Trichen Rinpoche
Shangri-la Tulku Kyabje Khyungser Trichen Rinpoche is the recognized reincarnation of His Holiness Dharma King Trichen Gendun Tsultrim, the 65th Ganden Tripa.
The Ganden Tripa is the supreme spiritual Head of the holy Gelug Lineage which is the best known and biggest of the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. His Holiness the Dalai Lama and H.H the Panchen Lama are the most prominent figures in the Gelugpa school.
His Eminence is one of the Throneholders of Ganden Monastery.
As a Tulku, a reincarnated Master and Spiritual Leader from Shangri-la (Gyalthang), Khyungser Trichen Rinpoche is also often referred to as the Shangri-la Tulku.
Tibetan Buddhism mentions a paradise on Earth called Shambhala also known as Shangrila.
Shangri-la originally called Gyalthang by Tibetans and Zhongdian by the Chinese, was renamed as the utopia Shangri-la mentioned in the novel Lost Horizon by James Hilton.
Tibetan Buddhism mentions a paradise on Earth called Shambhala also known as Shangrila. Shangri-la is located at the edge of the Qinghai Tibetan Plateau.
Nestles on a hill few kilometres away from the County of Shangri-la lies
Ganden Sumtseling Monastery. It belongs to the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism and was established by the the Great Fifth Dalai Lama. Ganden Sumtseling is the largest and most important monastery in Yunnan. It once housed about two thousand monks.
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His Eminence Kyabje Khyungser Trichen Rinpoche at Gaden Monastery.
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