Choden Rinpoche, one of the most senior most teachers in the Gelugpa tradition and teacher to many around the world, recently passed away on September 11, 1:30 AM at Sera Jey Monastery.

This statment was released by Rinpoche’s Labrang at Sera Jey, which gives details of the weeks prior to his passing.

Those who have made a Dharma connection with Rinpoche, can read these prayers that were advised by Rinpoche to his students himself.

May he swiftly return to turn the wheel of Dharma and benefit sentient beings.