Tarthang Tulku

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Tarthang Tulku (Tibetan: དར་ཐང་སྤྲུལ་སྐུ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ, Wylie: Dar-thang Sprul-sku Rin-po-che) (born 1934) is a Tibetan teacher (lama) who introduced the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism into the United States,[1][2] where he works to preserve the art and culture of Tibet. He oversees various projects including Dharma Publishing, Yeshe-De, Tibetan Aid Project,[3] and the construction of the Odiyan Copper Mountain Mandala. Tarthang Tulku also introduced Kum Nye into the West.[4]

Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche at a Vesak celebration arranged by the White House Office in May 2021