Most teachers in Namgyal Rinpoche’s lineage within the wider Karma Kagyu school have been westerners. However, a number of Tibetan teachers have been very influential for Mana, and continue to be so.
“I met Thrangu Rinpoche in India in 2010. I was deeply touched and moved by his wisdom, learning, tenderness and humour. Meeting him felt like a completion of lineage, and still does. I studied a residential retreat on emptiness, mahamudra and dzogchen with him in Sarnath, India, and further teaching on emptiness in Kathmandu, Nepal. The following year he gave his blessing for a 3 month retreat exploring his teachings on mahamudra at his monastery in Namo Buddha, Nepal.” Read more