Atisha
 
keeping the sacred sacred
 
 

 
 
 
     
 

THE LINEAGE OF THE RETING TULKU

 
     
  The 1st Reting Rinpoche: NGAWANG CHOKDEN (1677-1751)  
     
 
  • throneholder of Gyumed and Ganden

  • tutor to the 7th Dalai Lama

  • collected and mastered all Kalachakra lineages from Lama Tsongkapa

  • fought battle against Dorje Shugden

  • restored thousands of Stupas

  • awarded Imperial title of Achithu Nominhan
 
   
  The 2nd Reting Rinpoche:
LOBSANG YESHE TENPA RABGYE (1759-1815)
 
     
 
  • awarded Imperial title of Achithu Nominhan

  • awarded Geshe Lharampa degree

  • famous for Lam Rim transmissions
 
   
 

The 3rd Reting Rinpoche:
NGAWANG YESHE TSULTRIM GYALTSEN (1816-1863)

 
     
 
  • served as regent

  • official preceptor to the 12th Dalai Lama

  • awarded Imperial title of Hotuktu

  • lead Tibetan defence and diplomatic resolution of war with Nepal
  • travelled to China to resolve conflict with the administration of Drepung monastery
 
     
   
 

The 4th Reting Rinpoche:
NGAWANG LOBSANG YESHE TENPAI GYALTSEN

 
     
 
  • classics teacher of the 9th Panchen Lama
 
   
     
  The 5th Reting Rinpoche:
THUBDEN JAMPAL YESHE TENPAI GYALTSEN (1912-1947)
 
     
 
5th Reting Rinpoche
  • awarded degree of Lharampa Geshe

  • served as regent of Tibet

  • constructed memorial stupa for 13th Dalai Lama

  • received Dzogchen transmission from Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche

  • lead the discovery and enthronement of the 14th Dalai Lama

  • acted as tutor to the 14th Dalai Lama

  • received British and German missions to Lhasa

  • fought the spread of Dorje Shugden worship through Pabongka's disciples Li and Trijang Rinpoche

  • killed in prison by his enemies

 

 
     

 
 

 
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