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About Taktser Rinpoche

Taktser was born in 1922 in “the small village of Taktser, meaning ‘roaring tiger,’ located in the Amdo region of eastern .” He became a of the and was named , the oldest brother of Tenzin Gyatso- the of Tibet. Soon after birth, he was recognized by the as the of the previous Taktser Rinpoche, who was “one of the thirty or so reincarnated who were a part of ’s tradition.” On September 5, 2008, Norbu, 86, died at his Indiana, USA home after illness for many years. He was survived by his wife Kunyang Norbu, and 3 sons.

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Well-known Lamas in Tibetan Buddhism

is a title for a teacher of the Dharma in Tibetan Buddhism. The name is similar to the Sanskrit term guru, meaning "heavy one", endowed with qualities the student will eventually embody. The Tibetan word "Lama" means "highest principle", and less literally "highest mother" or "highest parent" to show close relationship between teacher and student. This is a list of some well-known Lamas in Tibetan .

Biography of the 14th Dalai Lama

H.H. the , Tenzin Gyatso, is the simple . He was born on 6 July 1935 in Taktser, Amdo, northeastern . Born in a small family of Tibet, he spent the major part of his childhood in farming and kinds of stuff. He grew up to be a of Tibet. Soon after his birth, he was named as Lhamo Thondup that means ‘Wish-Fulfilling Goddess.’ Early Education Like every , His Holiness also attended the monastic .