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About Tulku Thondup

Tulku Thondup

Tulku Thondup Rinpoche was born in Golok, Eastern Tibet. At the age of five, every aspect of his life changed suddenly and dramatically. He was recognized as the reincarnation of Khenpo Konchog Dronme (Khenpo Kome)...[Read More]


Loving-kindness is the thought of wishing total happiness for others and putting that wish into practice. It is the thought of unconditioned, pure, and universal love towards all beings without attachment, self-centeredness, or expectation of rewards.


-Tulku Thondup


The Heart of Unconditional Love

The unconditional love that we all long for can be experienced in the practice of loving-kindness. In this popular form of meditation, the love inherent to our own nature is gradually expanded until it embraces infinite beings. 

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The Healing Power of Mind

This book is an invitation to awaken the healing power of mind through inspiring images and sounds, mindful movements, positive perceptions, soothing feelings, trusting confidence, and the realization of openness.

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Boundless Healing

This book offers simple meditation techniques to awaken healing energies in the body and mind.

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Tulku Thondup is giving a rare public talk in Cambridge, Massachusetts on June 9th

Tulku Thondup Rinpoche, one of the most beloved teachers in Tibetan Buddhism, will be giving a rare public talk. He will be speaking on his new book, The Heart of Unconditional Love: A Powerful New Approach to Loving Kindness Meditation at the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) in Cambridge, MA. Please join us on June 9th, 2015, at 7:00 PM at: TBRC 1430 Massachusetts Ave, 5th floor Cambridge, MA, USA 02138 The talk is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

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