Dhammakaya Foundation, Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple and all devotees have learnt the news of Lama Gangchen Rinpoche with profound sorrow. We extend our most sincere condolences to all of Rinpoche’s disciples and devotees in this moment of sadness and grief.
Lama Gangchen Rinpoche has been held in the highest esteem as a symbol of peace and compassion by people of all races and religions around the world. He was affectionately known as one of honorable masters, who tirelessly dedicated his life to share the message of peace and compassion. He exemplified his devotion to the Buddha’s Dhamma, and inspired millions to follow. “Inner Peace is the most solid foundation of world peace” was among his numerous teachings, which were always simple, yet profound. He was an exceptional master of, who brought noteworthy development to Buddhism in the modern days.
Lama Gangchen Rinpoche was always very kind towards Dhammakaya Foundation and Wat Phra Dhammakaya Temple. For nearly two decades, he personally visited our temple and presented the awards for the Path of Progress Dhamma Quiz awards winners. His continual support of the project has led to significant expansion until the project was participated by five millions contestants annually. He always offered advices and assistances to our organization whenever we were in need of. There are no words to adequately express our sadness for his passing.
We truly regret the loss of such renowned senior monk. Lama Gangchen Rinpoche is respectfully always in our thoughts and prayers.