Born in 1928, Rinpoche excelled in all the monastic trainings at Sermey Monastic University in central Tibet, and has completed Geshe Lharampa qualification with "top first ranking".
From 1966 to 1976, Rinpoche was the Abbot Chancellor of Sera-mey (Sermey) Monastic University; during which time, he also served as the Representative of Gadhen Tripa, the main lineage-holder of Lama Tsongkhapa tradition.
For the last 50 years, rinpoche has been so compassionately teaching the monks
at Sermey Monastic University, taking 5 to 7 sessions a day, without
any concern for personal rest. Among his foremsot disciples are:
Rinpoche has also done a three year solitary retreat on the highest tantric practice of Yamantaka. In 1991, for a period of six months, he went to Tibet and taught extensively in the major monasteries in eastern Tibet. Presently, he has taken residence at Sermey Monastic University, Mysore, K.S., India.