"On April 15, 2018, Dungse Shenphen Dawa Norbu Rinpoche entered into Parinirvana at Orgyen Cho Dzong in Greenville, New York.
Shenphen Dawa Norbu Rinpoche was the principle holder of the Dudjom Tersar lineage, and a heart son of his father, H.H. Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje Rinpoche. He was born in Kongbu, Tibet on February 17, 1950, and was recognized by H.H. 16th Karmapa as Khenkhen Tulku, the incarnation of Tulku Pema Yeshe, an emanation of his father’s father, Jamphel Norbu.
Shenphen Rinpoche was also recognized as the incarnation of Taksham Tulku, an important Nyingma terton master, who discovered many teachings. He was a compassionate and loving teacher for many Buddhist practitioners in Asia and the West.
Shechen Monasteries and Nunnery and Dilgo Khyentse Fellowship offer our deepest condolences to his family and our heartfelt prayers for his swift rebirth."