Rigzin Dorjee Rinpoche

Rigzin Dorjee Rinpoche is the founder and head of the Nyingma Institute, Gangtok, Sikkim, India and the Nyingma Retreat Center, Martam, Sikkim, India as well as the head of many other centres around the world.

H.E Rinpoche was one of the principal students of the late H.H the Dudjom Rinpoche, the late Kyabje Khentse Rinpoche, Kyabje Pema Norbu Rinpoche, the late Nyingma Khenpo Dhaser, the late Khenpo Wanglo, the late Kaguth Khenpo Khasdrup, the late Sakya Khenpo Rinchen, Gelug Khenpo Tsultrim, Khenpo Jampa Donyoe and especially Kyabje Jadrel Rinpoche. Rinpoche is now the main lineage holder of Dzogchen Longchen Nyingtik and,Dzongchen Rinzin Sogdrup

He is also an expert in many other Hinayana, Mahayana, and Vajrayana teachings within Buddhism. Rinpoche has had a profound influence on his students throughout his more than 25 years of teaching experience and daily practice, and His students can be found all over the world. Through Rinpoche’s guidance, many of His students have become Khenpos (masters of philosophy) and Vajra Masters (masters of meditation).