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Precious Teachings

H.H. Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok

Founder of Larung Gar Buddhist Academy


H.H. Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok (1933-2004) was an incarnation of Tertön Sogyal Lerab Lingpa and an emanation of Mipham Rinpoche. He is the founder of the Centre for the Five Traditional Sciences and Higher Buddhist Studies near Serthar known as Larung Gar and is revered as a one of the great Dzogchen masters of modern times. His writings and teachings are very well-known mostly in China and Tibet.

However in the West, even though Khenpo visited many Buddhist centres in Europe and North America in the early 1990’s, Jigme Phuntsok’s direct teachings are not as widely known as they could be to most lay Buddhist practitioners or even to those with a general interest in Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and practice. This is in part because Khenpo’s four volumes of writings are accessible only in the original Tibetan and more recently in Chinese translations.


To make Jigme Phuntsok’s writings available to a larger worldwide audience.


Benefit as many beings as possible and  provide benefits to a great number of beings.


All translations will be available online for anyone to download and read free of charge.


In remembrance of HHJP’s immeasurable kindness and precious teachings.


The translation will be based on joint methods of translation – literal and meaning.


We invite you to to take part in supporting the project with contributions of any kind.


The project relies on volunteers, advisors and translators working together in both Tibetan and English.

Venerable Chagkhung Lama Tsewang

Founding Director, MDTH

Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

Advisor, Khyentse Foundation

Dr Grace Eden

Executive Director, MDTH

Khenpo Sodargye Rinpoche

Advisor, Larung Institute

Chan Guat Ting

Treasurer, MDTH

Alak Zenkar Rinpoche


Lobsang Gaden

Tibetan Secretary, MDTH

Jigme Wangmo (Lokky)

Organiser Mandala shrine offerings, Melbourne Centre

Orgyen Dolma (Xiaowei)

Tsok offerings manager, Melbourne Centre

Lodro Thokmey (Kevin)

Web and Technology, Melbourne Centre

Pema Wangmo (Shannon)

Teachings organiser, Melbourne Centre


Don’t lose your own path, don’t distrub the minds of others

– jigme phuntsok