Khöndung Gyana Vajra Rinpoche
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Khöndung Gyana Vajra Rinpoche (Tib. ཛྙ་ན་བཛྲ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ།) is a senior lineage holder of the Sakya school, and the younger son of Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche. He received decades of rigorous training from His Holiness himself, as well as many other lamas such as Chogye Trichen Rinpoche, Luding Khenchen Rinpoche, Khenpo Appey Rinpoche, and the late Khenpo Migmar Tsering.
Gyana Vajra Rinpoche completed his monastic ritual training at Sakya Centre and his philosophical training at Sakya College.
On 16 March 2022 he was enthroned as the 43rd Sakya Trizin.