Biography - A Short Wiki
Tibetan tulku who was most recognized for founding the Samye Ling Monastery in Eskdalemuir.
He traveled throughout the country performing religious ceremonies and providing treatment for the ill while he was still a teenager.
He and only 12 others survived an escape to India following the 1959 Tibetan Revolution. The group was so hungry that they boiled leather shoes for soup.
How did Akong Rinpoche die?
Akong Rinpoche was stabbed to death, along with his nephew and driver, in the Chinese city of Chengdu in 2013.
|Cause of death||Stabbing|
|Age of death||73 years|
|Birthday||December 25, 1939|
|Death date||October 8, 2013|
|Place of death||Chengdu, China|
|Place of burial||N/A|