Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche
Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche is the reincarnation ofAdzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje, who was the son ofAdzom Drukpa Pawo Dorje, and born in theyear of the Iron-monkey (1980); in Bumthang, a region of central Bhutan, which was blessed as a hidden sacred land by Guru Padmasambhava; within a nomad family, he is the second son of seven, his father Kelzang Phuntsok and his mother Sonam Tsomkyi. When the letter written byAdzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje, indicating all details of his rebirth, came to the hand of Rigdzin Pema Tulku, he offered it to HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche to confirm. After that he was recognized as the reincarnation of Adzom Gyalse Gyurme Dorje at Gelephu, southeast Bhutan, and HH Khyentshe Rinpoche even performed his hair-cutting ceremony. Then he was first ordained as monk at Kharbandi, Phuntsholing Bhutan; later at Shechen Monastery in Kathmandu Nepal, the grand enthronement ceremony was conducted by HH Khyentshe Rinpoche in presence of HE Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche and HE Nyoshul Khen Jamyang Dorje Rinpoche. At early age he was well taken care with loving kindness by his root teacher HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, and during that time he received lots of teachings, transmissions and empowerments from him, also from HE Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche, Lama Tserpo Rinpoche, and since some years ago, fromHH Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche;besides them, he also received from HH Dalai Lama, HH Trulshik Rinpoche, HH Penor Rinpoche, HE Chokling Rinpoche, HH Taklung Tshetrul Rinpoche and HE Yangthang Rinpoche, HE Namkhai Nyingpo Rinpoche.