Born in 1970 in Amdo region of Tibet. Geshe la ordained right after completing high school, and completed his Buddhist studies at Rongpo Gonchen, Rebkong, Amdo (Tibet) in 1997.
Geshe-la escaped occupied Tibet in 2001 and went to India for further study and receive blessings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He then joined Sera Jey Monastic University in Karnataka, South India and received Geshe Lharampa Degree (equiv. to PhD in Philosophy/Religion) in 2011 and completed Tantric studies in 2013.
Geshe-la has taught Buddhist philosophy and Tibetan studies to over thousands of students both in and outside of Tibet and authored over 13 books. Currently he is one of the main editors at the Centre for Compilation and Editing of His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Writings and Discourses, Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dharamshala, H.P. India while completing his PhD at the Dalai Lama Institute for Higher Education (affiliated to Bangalore University), Bengaluru, South India
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