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Khyentse Norbu

Born in 1961 in Bhutan, Khyentse Norbu (a.k.a. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche) was recognised as the main incarnation of the Khyentse lineage in Tibetan Buddhism. Trained in all main schools of Tibetan Buddhism, Khyentse Norbu also had his academic pursuit in U.S.A., studying politics and filmmaking. He was consultant of Bernando Bertolucci when the ... See full bio »

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 2012 Finding Manjushri (Short) (story) (completed)
 2013 Vara: A Blessing (screenplay) / (writer)
 2003 Travelers and Magicians (writer)
 1999 The Cup (written by)
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 1993 Little Buddha (consultant: Buddhism - as H. E. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche)
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 2016 Mount of Excellence (Documentary)
 2012 Digital Dharma (Documentary)
 2011 The Economics of Happiness (Documentary)
Himself (as Khyentse Norbu Rinpoche)
 2009 Tulku (Documentary)
Himself (as Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche)
 2007 Inside 'The Cup' (Video documentary short)
 2003 Words of My Perfect Teacher (Documentary)
 2003 Le foot fait son cinéma (TV Movie documentary)

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Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche | H. E. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche | Khyentse Norbu Rinpoche

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