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Khenchen Thrangu is one of the foremost teachers of the Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and is the tutor of the Seventeenth Karmapa. He is the former abbot of Rumtek Monastery in India and currently serves as abbot of Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, Canada.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Meditation Buddhism, Koēn-sprul Blo-gros-mtha®-yas, 1813-1899, āSes bya kun khyab, Buddhism China Tibet Doctrines