Kiwi Buddha

SunSpot profiled the Venerable Pong Re Sung Rap Tulku Rinpoche – AKA “Kiwi Buddha” – on his return to his native NZ. Three years ago, the ten-year-old was identified as the reincarnation of a high lama teacher who died in the 1950s, and was sent to a monastery in Northern India for religious instruction. He is the first high lama ever to be born in the Southern Hemisphere.


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New Zealanders Struggling to Find a Home

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