Tibetan Buddhism Dictionary System || 藏傳佛教辭典

Abbot

Tibetan: མཁན་རིན་པོ་ཆེ (Khen Rinpoche) Chinese: 住持
Abbot is the administrative and spiritual head of a monastery or nunnery. Khen Rinpoche is the Tibetan title for current abbot.  Khensur Rinpoche is the title for a former abbot.

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