The Venerable Lama Tharchin Rinpoche is a Dzogchen master of Vajrayana Buddhism. He is the tenth Lineage-holder of the Repkong ngakpas or yogis, which was the largest community of non-monastic practitioners in Tibet. He is loved not only for his inspiring teachings of Buddhist philosophy and meditation, but also for his accomplishments as a master artist. As a householder with two sons, Tharchin Rinpoche has a wonderfully wise approach with students. His gentleness and jewel-like qualities embody the living expression of the wisdom and compassion of the Buddhadharma. Lama Tharchin Rinpoche is the patron Lama of Pema Ösel Ling in California and the founder of the Vajrayana Foundation – http://www.vajrayana.org.