Khyentse Rinpoche is the third son of Kyabje
Kangyur Rinpoche (1897-1975) recognized by Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse
Rinpoche, Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche, and by H.H. the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa
as a reincarnation of Khatog Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi
Lodrö Rinpoche (1893-1959), who was one of the greatest Tibetan
Masters of last century and the Guru of Kyabje Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.
Rinpoche spent his childhood in Darjeeling, India. He completed
his traditionnal Buddhist studies first with his father and later
passed much of his time in India, Nepal and Bhutan with Dilgo Khyentse
Rinpoche, Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche and with several other great masters
of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
Rinpoche speaks, apart from Tibetan, fluently English and French
and teaches regulary in Europe, USA, Canada and in Australia. He
lives in Dordogne, France, where he leads retreats and seminars
with his two older brothers Tulku
Pema Wangyal and Rangdröl Rinpoche at the "Chanteloube
Centre of Studies", the retreat center founded by Dilgo
Khyentse Rinpoche in the western hemisphere.
Jigme Khyentse Rinpoche supervises the work of the Padmakara Translation
Group, which translated - amongst other works - Food of Bodhisattvas
Khyentse Rinpoche is strict vegetarian.
See also the
recommendation of Matthieu
Ricard on YouTube.