Sangyum Dechen Paldron
This woman is a vehicle of enlightenment. A most regal, kind, and majestic Dakini.
She is the mother of Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche and Kyabgon Phakchok Rinpoche, and Sangyum of Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche III. She is also mother to Khandro Mingyur Paldron, consort to the present Kalu Rinpoche.
Dechen Paldron descends from the Gatsal Tashi Delek family of Gyangtse, a family-line descending from renowned Nyingma great Zurchung Sherab Drakpa.
Image: Dechen Paldron at Gomde, Austria, August 2014. Photo by Chris Zvitkovits.