Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche
- Board Of DirectorsBoard Member
Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche is the abbot of Chökyi Gyatso Institute (CGI), in eastern Bhutan. Born in Nepal in 1983, he was recognized by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche as the incarnation of Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s maternal grandfather, Lama Sonam Zangpo, who was a great yogi from Bhutan and the founder of CGI. Drubgyud Tenzin Rinpoche trained at DKCLI and at some of the Himalayan region’s monastic colleges institutes. He studied Sanskrit in Varanasi, India, and completed a 3-year retreat in Paro Bhutan. He is an advisor to Middle Way Education. He is married and a father.