Rinpoche, Golf & Dharma

Lama Kunga Rinpoche in Golf magazine-Nov 2002

Lama Kunga Rinpoche enjoys the game of golf, which, he says, involves both exercise and concentration.

Magazine Article

When Rinpoche’s golf activity was discovered by a local sports writer,  his story was profiled in the November 2002 issue of Golf Digest.

CLICK for magazine article 11-2002

Short Movie

The magazine article motivated a local filmmaker to create a  short film on the uniqueness of a Tibetan Buddhist Lama engaged in golf.

The film won the award for Best Short Documentary  at the 2003 Espy sports awards.

The prize-winning film may be viewed below.