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Death of Rigdzin Shikpo Rinpoche (Michael Hookham) (1935-2023)

On Mon, 15 May, 2023 - 12:02
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The death has been announced of Rigdzin Shikpo Rinpoche of the Longchen Foundation, husband of Lama Shenpen Hookham of the Awakened Heart Sangha. He was 88.

Both attended teachings by Sangharakshita in the 1960s; Rigdzin Shikpo may be better known to Triratna readers as Mike Hookham, one of the ‘Three Musketeers’ mentioned in Bhante’s memoirs, Moving Against the Stream.

Lama Shenpen has published this post…

Read more on the Tricycle website.

As Triratna’s Liaison officer I have written to Lama Shenpen to extend good wishes.

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