In Memoriam


Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche (1930-2002)

                            Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche passed away on November 17, 2002, during a retreat at Khandro Ling monastery in Brazil, where he lived. Rinpoche was a lineage holder within the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism, as well as an artist and Tibetan physician.Chagdud […]

By Tricycle


Philip Whalen (1923-2002)

Philip Whalen, Zen priest, abbot of San Francisco’s Hartford Street Zen Center, and Beat poet, died on June 26, 2002, at the age of seventy-eight, after a prolonged illness. Born in Portland, Oregon in 1923, Whalen was associated with the West Coast Beats and appeared with Allen Ginsberg and Gary Snyder in the legendary Gallery […]

By Sean Murphy
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