2001-2005

2001 Ringu Tulku Rinpoche


2002 Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche


2002 Mingyur Rinpoche


2002 Tsoknyi Rinpoche


2003 Trulshik Rinpoche


2003-6 Khenpo Namdrol


2005 Trulshik Rinpoche

2001 The Rigpa Shedra takes place for the first time, with Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche and Ringu Tulku Rinpoche giving an introduction to Buddhist philosophy.

2002 Lerab Ling is officially recognised as a 'religious congregation'.

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche and Professor Steven Goodman teach at the Shedra.

Mingyur Rinpoche, Neten Chökling Rinpoche, Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche and Tsoknyi Rinpoche visit Lerab Ling.

2003 Kyabjé Trulshik Rinpoche confers the most important transmissions from the Nyingma and Dzogchen tradition, and blesses the site of the new temple at Lerab Ling. Mingyur Rinpoche, Dzogchen Rinpoche, Chokling Rinpoche and Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche visit Lerab Ling. From 2003 to 2006, Khenpo Namdrol teaches the Gyü Sangwa Nyingpo, one of the most profound and definitive teachings on the Vajrayana path. It is the first time Dodrupchen Jikme Tenpe Nyima's commentary on the Gyü Sangwa Nyingpo, requested and transcribed by Terton Sogyal, has been taught in the West. Construction work on the temple begins in November.

2004 Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche performs consecration ceremonies on the site of the Lerab Ling temple. Neten Chökling Rinpoche leads a Guru Rinpoche drupchen at Lerab Ling.

2005 Kyabjé Trulshik Rinpoche visits Lerab Ling to confer the most important empowerments and transmissions associated with the Nyingma and Dzogchen teachings.