Teachers’ Appreciation

“Because of his great love of the Dharma, clear and open expression of the teachings, tremendous service to others and wonderful kindness, Tsoknyi Rinpoche is a very important and inspiring teacher for me and so many others.”

~ Sharon Salzberg
Insight Meditation Society and Forest Refuge Founder/Teacher
Author of Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience


“The priceless treasures of Tibetan Buddhism are still being kept alive by the lineages of masters who offer them as blessings to the world. Tsoknyi Rinpoche embodies one of the most remarkable of these lineages. He is a profound and skillful teacher who has brought enormous benefit to those of us who have studied with him in the West. He is also the visionary leader of huge practice communities of nuns and monks in Tibet and Nepal.”

~ Jack Kornfeld
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Founder and Teacher
Author of After the Ecstasy, the Laundry, among others


“Tsoknyi Rinpoche has brought the ancient Dzogchen teachings to the West for more than a dozen years now. He has made them accessible to us in a way that few teachers are able to through his rare combination of depth, warmth and humor. Rinpoche’s teachings have opened new Dharma doors for thousands of students in the West, allowing us to touch directly the intrinsic freedom of our own nature.”

~ Guy Armstrong
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Founder and Teacher


“Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s warmth, clarity and incisive wisdom have been a great inspiration for me and so many western Dharma students. His openness of heart and mind has made the precious teachings of his lineage widely accessible to people of different traditions. Rinpoche’s presence and teachings are a wonderful blessing.”

~ Joseph Goldstein
Insight Meditation Society and Forest Refuge Founder/Teacher
Author of One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism

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