Yongdzin Ling Rinpoche Thupten Lungtok Namgyal Trinlé (1903-1983) — the 97th Ganden Tripa and senior tutor to His Holiness the Dalai Lama. His reincarnation Tenzin Lungtok Thinley Choephak was born in Bir, India in 1985.
- 'The Autobiography of Kyabje Ling Rinpoche', translated by Losang Norbu Tsonawa in Tibet Journal, Vol. VIII, No. 3, Autumn 1983
- His Holiness the Dalai Lama, The Life of My Teacher: A Biography of Kyabjé Ling Rinpoché (Wisdom Publications, 2017)