H.E. the 26th Chogye Trichen Rinpoche

H.E. the 26th Chogye Trichen Rinpoche (born: c. 1981)

Nalendra Monastery Abbot

His Eminence the 26th Chogye Trichen Rinpoche was born in the prominent Kushang family of Zhalu village, Shigatse in Tibet on 17 March 1981. His father is Tamding Tsewang, the nephew of H.E. the 25th Chogye Trichen Rinpoche. His mother is Deden Wangmo.

He was selected to be the future Chogye Trichen. For this reason, he was enthroned at Nalendra Monastery in Tibet at the age of sixteen. Then he left for Nepal to receive teachings, instructions, and transmissions from the 25th Chogye Trichen.

He also received many initiations, oral transmissions, and instructions from His Holiness the Sakya Trichen, His Eminence Luding Khenchen Rinpoche, and other high lamas.

He was enthroned as the 26th Chogye Trichen in 2019.