He was empowered as the regent of His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche and is currently passing on this lineage to this master's reincarnation, who lives primarily in central Tibet.
Proof of a wider spread of Haplogroup M beyond the subcontinent? Proof of a wider spread of Haplogroup M beyond the subcontinent? I too find it hard to believe that they would be traders/slaves, given the time period separating the samples. I was disappointed that they did not include previous ancient mt DNA data from the area in their analysis. Israel ------ 4460-4365 BC 24 H6 Israel ------ 4240-4065 BC 25 H? Turkey ------ 6000-4000 BC Copper Age / Chalcolithic 21 H3a Turkey Ubaid 5000-4500 BC 22 U3a Israel ------ 4490-4335 BC 23 H?Israel Jewish ---0-100 AD--- Tomb of the Shroud, Akeldama, Jerusalem 38 H Israel Jewish ---0-100 AD--- Tomb of the Shroud, Akeldama, Jerusalem 39 H or J1 Israel Jewish ---0-100 AD--- Tomb of the Shroud, Akeldama, Jerusalem 40 W?In addition to his relationship with Khenpo Ngagchung, Chatral Rinpoche also studied with some of the last century's most renowned masters, including Dudjom Rinpoche, Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro, and the famed dakini Sera Khandro.Rinpoche is one of the primary lineage holders of the Longchen Nyingthig, and in particular the lineage that descends through Jigme Lingpa's heart son Jigme Gyalwe Nyugu and then on to Patrul Rinpoche.
Rinpoche has shunned institutional and political involvement his whole life, choosing instead to live the life of a wandering yogi.
Even in old age he continued to move about, rarely remaining in one place for more than a few months.
A lay yogi, he is also greatly concerned with maintaining strict discipline in the context of the Dzogchen view.
He has advocated vegetarianism In addition to his emphasis on the union of view and conduct, Rinpoche also stresses the practice of retreat.
He has established numerous retreat centers throughout the Himalayas, including in Pharping, Yolmo, and Darjeeling.
Though his main lineage is the Longchen Nyingthig, Chatral Rinpoche is also closely associated with the Dudjom Tersar lineage.