The Venerable Thupten Ngodup, or kutenla as he is called, is a Buddhist monk/healer and a medium. He is known as the State Oracle of Tibet. During special events he is called upon by His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, to go into a trance. At this time he becomes an Oracle and answers questions about pressing matters that affect Tibet.Born in 1958, in Tibet, his family escaped in 1966 and settled in Dharamsala, India, where he became a monk at age 12. He was recognized as a medium at age 29, and is highly respected and honored for this role.
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