A measure of (irreversible) commitment

Name Rating
Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche
Khenmo Konchog Nyima Drolma >50 quintillion1
Khenpo Sodargye >60 trillion2
Lobpon Jigme Tingdzin Zangmo >6 trillion
His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chungtsang >2 trillion
Ani Chöying Drölma >600 billion3
His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang Rinpoche >200 billion
His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje4 >80 billion
Choje Akong Tulku Rinpoche >70 billion
Choje Lama Yeshe Losal Rinpoche >60 billion
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche >40 billion
The 14th Künzig Shamar Rinpoche >40 billion
His Eminence Tritsab Gyabra Rinpoche >30 billion
Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen Rinpoche >20 billion
His Eminence Garchen Triptrul Rinpoche >20 billion
Kate5 >10 billion
His Holiness the 12th Gyalwang Drukpa >800 million
Pema Chödrön >700 million
Tenzin Palmo >640 million
Freyr LePage >610 million

List includes everyone I’ve yet identified who:

  • is more deeply committed than me; and
  • is still alive/in a human body.

  1. 50,000,000,000,000,000,000 

  2. 60,000,000,000,000 

  3. 600,000,000,000 

  4. born the same year as me 

  5. initial leader of the ACIM study group in Aberystwyth - we (a rowdy bunch) rejected her leadership and after a few sessions she left us to it (with incredible grace) - I absolutely didn’t recognise her at the time