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Twenty-first Century
Even as he aged,His Holiness Penor Rinpoche tirelessly continued to travel widely, granting major empowerments and transmissions all around the world including India, Nepal, Tibet, other parts of Asia and the West.

In 2003 he visited the hidden kingdom of Pema Köd and the Mön area, to consecrate temples and give teachings.

In 20?? he completed a hospital. One of the great sponsors of our monastery, Mrs. Palmo Nathan, sponsored and built many temples. This includes the Tara Temple, compelted in 20tk, but more important, Zangdokpalri Temple, the temple to Guru Rinpoche. This temple was consecrated in 2004.

The year 2004 was a difficult one for His Holiness and had been predicted to be a "black year" in which his health would be endangered. Despite the entreaties of all, His Holiness insisted on continuing with leading the yearly retreats in the prelminares, Tsa Lung/Tummo and Dzogchen in both India and the United States.

They include the empowerments of the Rinchen Terdzö, the Kalachakra Tantra, the Guhyagarbha Tantra, the Namchö revelations, the complete cycle of Ratna Lingpa's revelations, the Nyingma Kama and others. Each year he attended the Nyingma Monlam Chenmo, the Great Prayer Festival held in Bodhgaya. Monks trained by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche oversaw much of the administration of the event. In particular stipends were given out according to a database developed in Namdroling Monastery.

Biography of Drubwang Pema Norbu Rinpoche

 Recognition
 Education
 Pilgrimage and Exile
 Establishment in South India
 Activites in the 1980s
 Activites in the early 1990s
 Activites in the late 1990s
 Twenty-first Century
 Parinirvana
 Rebirth

Previous Penor Rinpoches
 First Pema Norbu
 Second Pema Norbu
 About The Palyul Lineage
 Lineage List


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