Khamtrul Rinpoche Dongyü Nyima

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The Eighth Khamtrul Rinpoche, Dongyu Nyima, who founded Khampagar Monastery in Tashi Jong in the late 1950s.

Note: For the Nyingma teacher who has taught at Lerab Ling, Dzogchen Beara and other Rigpa centres on several occasions, see Garje Khamtrul Rinpoche.

Khamtrul Rinpoche (Wyl. khams sprul rin po che) is the name of the successive incarnations of Khampa Karma Tenphel (1548-1627), one of the principal disciples of Yongdzin Ngawang Zangpo, an important master of the Drukpa Kagyü lineage.

The Eighth Khamtrul Rinpoche, Dongyu Nyima (1931-1980), founded Khampagar Monastery in Tashi Jong in the late 1950s.

The Ninth Khamtrul Rinpoche, born in 1980, resides at Khampagar Monastery, Tashi Jong, Himachal Pradesh, India.

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