Dudjum Rinpoche (center) and and other great teachers including Trulshik Rinpoche. Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche in Shechen Monastery Nepal 2003. Photo by Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Trulshik Rinpoche, and Rabjam Rinpoche at the Baudhanath Stupa, Nepal, in the early 1980's. Photo by Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Trulshik Rinpoche, Rabjam Rinpoche, Drulnang Gyatrul Rinpoche at Thubten Choling, Solokumbu, Nepal. Photo by Marilyn Silverstone Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche. Photo by Matthieu Ricard Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche, photo by Matthieu Ricard Trulshik Rinpoche and Yangsi Rinpoche, Maritika Cave, Nepal. 1995, photo by mattheiu Ricard at the Centennial Celebrations of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche Shechen Monastery, Nepal, 20-22 February, 2010. Trulshik Rinpoche and other teachers. photo Matthieu Ricard Dillgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Trulshik Rinpoche. Shechen Monastery Nepal, 1980's. Photo by Matthieu Ricarc Trulshik Rinpoche, 2004. Photo by Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Trulshik Rinpoche, Nepal, circa 1989. photo Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Rabjam Rinpoche in Bodhgya, India circa 1999. photo Matthieu Ricard Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche loves animals and has a few pet dogs. 2010 Dzongsar Khyentse Cho Kyi Lodro. A young Rabjam Rinpoche visits the west for the first time. 1975. Photo by Bob Del Tredici Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. photo Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Rabjam Rinpoche in the USA, 1995 Yangsi Rinpoche at the centenary celebrations in Nepal. 2010 Dilog Khyentse Rinpoche, Punaka, Bhutan, 1985 photo Matthieu Ricard Dudjom Rinpoche (1904-1987)and Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (1910-1991), who became the next patriarch. Dordogne, France. 1984  photo Matthieu Ricard The seventh Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche (born in 1967),1975, photo by Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche seated on the steps of the great stupa of Bodhnath, Kathmandu, surrounded by some of the incarnate lamas who gathered in Nepal in 1977 to receive an extensive cycle of teachings and initiations from him. Photo by Matthieu Ricard Shechen Rabjam Rinpoche,, wears the ‘black hat’ costume during a ceremony at the Tibetan monastery of Shechen in Nepal. photo Matthieu Ricard The sixth Shechen Rabjam (1910-1959) Changling Tulku, during a ceremony performed at Shechen Monastery in Nepal. 2004 photo Matthieu Ricard Rabjam Rinpoche, Gaylse Tulku, ceremonies at Shechen Monastery, Nepal, 2005 Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. photo Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. photo Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Rabjam Rinpoche, and monks in eastern Tibet. 1985. photo Matthieu Ricard Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche at Dechen Choling Palace, Bhutan. photo Matthieu Ricard Yangsi Rinpoche performing the fire ceremony in Bhutan, 2009. Yangsi Rinpoche in Bhutan, 2009. photo Matthieu Ricard A Yangsi Rinpoche studying in Bhutan, circa 2006. Rabjam Rinpoche when he was 2-3 years old, before he was recognized. Yangsi Rinpoche demonstrates a point during his teachins in the USA , world tour 2010  photo Matthieu Ricard