Pagdzin tulku was a monk and a healer


When Pagdzin reached puberty, his dæamon settled into a bat.[1]

In 1996, Pagdzin tulku cured an outbreak of white fever.[1]

In 1997, Ama visited Pagdzin tulku at a monastery in Cho-Lung-Se, asking him for a cure for a "sleeping sickness" which was supposedly afflicting a male relative. The healer gave her a powder and told her how to administer it, admonishing her to be more truthful next time; the powder was, in fact, for Lyra Silvertongue.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • Tulku is an honorary title given to a recognised reincarnate Lama in Tibetan Bhuddism.[2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Amber Spyglass, Chapter 4
  2. WP favicon Tulku on Wikipedia

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