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Biography: Dzogchen Ponlop

Photos: Dzogchen Ponlop

Headshot: Low Resolution
Midrange Shot: Medium Resolution
(High resolution photos on request)

Photos by Ryszard K. Frackiewicz

Michael Palma, Photographer: DPR & Bill Viola “Talk About Nothing” in the Rubin Museum


Rebel Buddha YouTube Channel (Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche)


AUDIOBOOK: Rebel Buddha (

The Secular Buddhist: Episode 48 – Rebel Buddha

BG 195: Rebel Buddha | Buddhist Geeks

Inside Personal Growth Podcast: Interview with Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

IDP Podcast: Ethan Nichtern Interviews Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche (Part 1)  (Part 2)

Reviews & Articles

REVIEW: Spirituality & Health – Rebel Buddha

REVIEW: Seattle Post-Intelligencer – Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

REVIEW: Tricycle Magazine – Rebel Redux: Where Is Buddhism Now?

REVIEW: Full Contact Enlightenment – Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche

REVIEW: The First Gates – Rebel Buddha: On the Road to Freedom

ARTICLE: The Existential Buddhist – Letting Go

REVIEW: Evolving Beings – Rebel Buddha

REVIEW: Human Being – Why I Bother

REVIEW: Rundpinne – Rebel Buddha

REVIEW: Zenfant – Rebel Buddha: On the Road to Freedom

ARTICLE: – You don’t need the ‘right’ kind of zafu to be a Buddhist

REVIEW: The Buddha Diaries: Rebel Buddha

REVIEW: The Zen of Motherhood: Rebel Buddha

REVIEW: The Seattle Times – New in Local Books: Rebel Buddha

REVIEW Elephant Journal: Rebel Buddha

EXCERPT: Rebel Buddha | Compassion’s Romantic Heart

EXCERPTS: Shambhala Sunspace: Excerpts from Rebel Buddha

EXCERPT: Book Discussion – Tricycle Book Club: Teacher as CEO

REVIEW: – The Present & Future of Buddhism

EXCERPT: Book Discussion – Tricycle Book Club: Making Meaningful Connections

REVIEW: The Buddhist Blog – Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop

REVIEW: New York Journal of Books – Rebel Buddha

REVEIW: Open Sky Zen – Believe the  Hype: Rebel Buddha

REVIEW: Spirit of Rebellion’s Blog – Are You a Rebel?

EXCERPT: Book Discussion – Tricycle Book Club: Rebel Buddha

ARTICLE: Tricycle Blog – Rebel Buddha: Spirituality vs. Religion

ARTICLE: Interdependence Project – Rebel with a Cause

ARTICLE: Wildmind – Born to Be Free: Dzogchen Ponlop

REVIEW: Sherri’s Morning Coffee Blog – Review of Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop

REVIEW: Publisher’s Weekly – Rousing the Sleepers

Other Books  by Dzogchen Ponlop

Recent Publications

See also, DPR Blog: Huffington Post

News Releases

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Author Dzogchen Ponlop and Leading Voices of Western Buddhism launch provocative discussions (PDF)
Unconventional teacher challenges us to claim our inner wisdom, power

Topics  / Interview Questions

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