Tulku Dawa Gyalpo Rinpoche

 

Tulku Dawa Gyalpo Rinpoche was recognised by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and HH Penor Rinpoche as the authentic reincarnation of the previous Shidag Rinpoche Orgyan Pema Rangdrol. At the age of 6 he joined HH Penor Rinpoche’s Namdrolling monastery in Bylakuppe, South India. He learned all the basic monastic education and then joined the famed Ngagyur Nyingma Institute and completed the nine year course in both sutra and tantra. Apart from his root guru HH Penor Rinpoche, he also received many empowerments, transmissions, and instructions from lamas of all sects of Tibetan Buddhism. Upon graduation, he was appointed as the head of the Tsogyal Shedrup Dhargyeling nunnery and at the same time taught at the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute. At present he is serving as a resident teacher of Palyul Pema Mani Center and taking the responsibilities of the Center.