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Chöje Akong Tulku Rinpoche
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Akong Rinpoche at his 65th Birthday celebration in 2005
Religion Tibetan Buddhism
School Kagyu
Lineage Karma Kagyu
Personal
Nationality British
Born Shetrup Akong Tarap
1940
Dharak Village, Riwoche, Kham, Tibet
Died 8 October 2013(2013-10-08) (aged 73)
Chengdu, China
Religious career
Teacher
  • Shechen Kongtrul Rinpoche
  • 16th Gyalwang Karmapa
Reincarnation Akong Lama
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Akong Rinpoche in the Temple at Samye Ling

Chöje Akong Tulku Rinpoche (Tibetan: ཆོས་རྗེ་ཨ་དཀོན་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ, 1940 – 8 October 2013) was a tulku in the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and co-founder of the Samye Ling Monastery in Scotland, Tara Rokpa Therapy & ROKPA international Charity.

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