Kangyur Rinpoche, Longchen Yeshe Dorje (Wyl. bka' 'gyur rin po che klong chen ye shes rdo rje) (1898-1975) — a great master and tertön from Riwoche Monastery in Kham, East Tibet; his root teacher was Jedrung Trinlé Jampa Jungné. In exile, he lived in Darjeeling, where he met and taught some of the very first western students of Tibetan Buddhism, including Matthieu Ricard. Kangyur Rinpoche is the father of Pema Wangyal Rinpoche, Rangdröl Rinpoche and Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche. His commentaries on Jikme Lingpa's Treasury of Precious Qualities and Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend have been translated into English by the Padmakara Translation Group.
- Nyoshul Khenpo, A Marvelous Garland of Rare Gems: Biographies of Masters of Awareness in the Dzogchen Lineage (Junction City: Padma Publications, 2005), pages 447-449.
- Kangyur Rinpoche, Treasury of Precious Qualities (Boston & London: Shambhala Publications, 2001), pages 8-11.
- Kangyur Rinpoche, Treasury of Precious Qualities (Boston & London: Shambhala Publications, 2001) translated by Padmakara Translation Group.
- Nagarjuna's Letter to a Friend: with Commentary by Kyabje Kangyur Rinpoche (Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications, 2006), translated by Padmakara Translation Group.
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- Songtsen—a non-profit organization inspired by Kangyur Rinpoche's compassion and directed by Kangyur Rinpoche's three sons