The Spiritual Lineage of Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche and Mindrolling Jetsün Dechen Paldrön, both 12th generation direct descendants of the lineage of Chögyal Rigzin Terdag Lingpa, have been overseeing the writing of a short version of their family history for students of the Mindrolling lineage in the west and others who might be interested.

The Mindrolling History Project was begun in 2008 at the request of members of the Lotus Garden sangha and is coordinated by the Office of Practice and Study at Lotus Garden.

The following sections of the Mindrolling History have been completed:

A short introduction to the Mindrolling family
Part I
The origins of the Mindrolling Lineage, the Nyö Jachung Karpo, the Nyö Lineage and the Mindrolling Lineage
Part II
Biographical accounts of Sangdrub Thrinley Lhundrub, Yum Lhadzin Yangchen Dolma and Chögyal Terdag Lingpa
Part III
Biographical accounts of Gyalse Tenpa'i Nyima and Lochen Dharmashri
Part IV
The Dzungar Mongol Invasion and a biographical account of Pema Gyurme Gyatso
Part V
Jetsün Mingyur Paldrön — Section 1: Birth and Early Life
Part VI
Jetsün Mingyur Paldrön — Section 2: The Dzungar Mongol Invasion and Exile from Tibet
Part VII
Jetsün Mingyur Paldrön — Section 3: The Return to Mindrolling
Drinchen Rinchen Namgyal — the Third Mindrolling Trichen


Last update: 12 July 2009