Ivo's teachers

Lama Ivo has received Dharma transmissions from more than twenty lamas in the course of his training. Below however we list the teachers which were most important to him and who the senior members of our sangha has had close connection to.

H.H. Trulshik Rinpoche

    H.H. Kyabjé Trulshik Rinpoche Ngawang Chökyi Lodrö (Tib. འཁྲུལ་ཞིག་ངག་དབང་ཆོས་ཀྱི་བློ་གྲོས་, (1924-2011) was one of the seniormost lamas of Tibetan Buddhism. Considered as the heart son of both Kyabjé Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Kyabjé Dudjom Rinpoche, he became a teacher to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama. H.H. Trulshik Rinpoche was the head of the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

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    Gangteng Tulku Rinpoche

      Gangten Tulku Rinpoche is the throne holder of the Gangteng Monastery and the supreme head of the Nyingma order in Bhutan, and reincarnation of the great terton Pema Lingpa. Rinpoche is an one of the most outstanding and accomplished Dzogchen teachers of our times and is holder of the Pema Lingpa treasure lineage.

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      H.E. Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche

        Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche, born in 1966, is the grandson and spiritual heir of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, a unique Buddhist meditation master who was the most eminent modern day proponent of the non-sectarian or Rimed movement. Rabjam Rinpoche is an eminent teacher of the Nyingma School and abbot of the Shechen Monastery – one of the six main monasteries of the Nyingma.

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        Chögyal Namkhai Norbu

           Chögyal Namkhai Norbu was born in Derghe, eastern Tibet, in 1938. As a child he was recognized as the reincarnation of the great Dzogchen Master Adzom Drugpa (1842-1924) and later by the sixteenth Karmapa as a reincarnation of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal (1594-1651), the first Dharmaraja of Bhutan. Norbu Rinpoche was one of the most extraordinary Dzogchen masters of the old Tibetan generation and was the head of the International Dzogchen Community. He passed away in 2018.

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