Tulku Rigdzin Pema
Texts by and about Tulku Rigdzin Pema (sprul sku rig 'dzin padma, b. 1948), a ritual master connected with Shechen Monastery renowned for his expertise in stūpa construction and consecration:
- Instilling Confidence and Trust: An Inventory of the Sacred Contents of the Jarung Khashor Stūpa | Consecration
Following the 2015 earthquake in Kathmandu, which severely damaged the Boudha Stūpa, Tulku Rigdzin Pema headed the Stūpa’s restoration. After the completion of his work, Rinpoche wrote this inventory (dkar chag) of the sacred items placed inside the stūpa during its restoration. He also explains how stūpas are filled with relics and the benefits of restoring and worshipping stūpas.