We have this from the Daily Mail, “The NBC News cameraman who is infected with Ebola is the son of a renowned Tibetan monk responsible for bringing Buddhism to the West in the 1970s. His mother is an English aristocrat who was seduced at age 15 by the guru and married him at 16.”
“When Ashoka Mukpo was just 8 months old, his father – Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche – announced that the boy was a ‘tulku’ – the reincarnation of a Tibetan Buddhist Lama.
Mr Mukpo later traveled to Tibet, where he was enthroned and honored as the ninth reincarnation of Khamnyon Rinpoche, ‘the Mad Yogi of Kham.’
A further twist in the cameraman’s life: Trungpa, who is considered his father, is not his biological dad. His biological father is actually Mitchell Levy – a Jewish doctor from New York who was Trungpa’s personal physician – whom…
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