Padma Rigdzin Ling is based on the lineage of the Dzogchen Longchen Nyingtik as revealed by the great master Jigme Lingpa. Our core teachings are based on the preliminary practice of Longchen Nyingtik Ngondro (The Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse).

The Lineage Tree

1) SamantabhadraLongchen Nyingtik Lineage Tree
2) Vajrasattva
3) Nirmanakaya Garab Dorje
4) Guru Padmasambhava
5) Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal
6) Kunkhyen Longchen Rabjam
7) Rigdzin Jigme Lingpa
8) Jigme Gyalwai Nyugu
9) Zha Patrul Rinpoche                       
10) Dodrupchen                                      
11) Ba Tergyen                                          
12) Terton Sogyal
13) Tsu Patrul 
Lama Jigme’s Root Teachers   
14) Rigdzin Jigme, Aku Sherab       
15) Lama Jigme Namgyal Rinpoche

Lama Jigme’s other important masters in exile he met in India and Nepal:         

The Dalai Lama, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Penor Rinpoche, Shechen Rabjam, Dodrupchen Rinpoche
For an explanation picture of the Refuge Tree.