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SAKYA DHARMA FAMILY
the 43rd Sakya Trizin
His Eminence Gyana Vajra Rinpoche, the younger son of His Holiness Sakya Gongma Trichen Rinpoche, was born in 1979 in India and from an early age dedicated himself, under the guidance of his noble father and tutors, to the study and memorisation of the texts and rites of the Sakya Tradition. His Eminence has also studied at Sakya College, received teachings and initiations from all the great Sakya masters and completed numerous traditional meditation retreats.
Along with his noble father H.H. Gongma Trichen and his elder brother His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Rinpoche has worked to spread the Dharma, giving teachings and initiations around the world.
His Eminence has assisted H.H. Gongma Trichen in the management of the Sakya Centre and other monasteries and in 2016, under the guidance of H.H. Gongma Trichen, has founded the Sakya Academy, a monastic school in Purkul, near Dehradun.
His Eminence lives with his wife, Her Eminence Sonam Palkyi Sakya and their three children,
Khöndung Siddhant Vajra Rinpoche (2019), Khöndung Siddharth Vajra Rinpoche (2014) and Jetsunma Tsejin Lhamo Sakya (2011).
He belongs to the new generation of eminent exponents of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and transmits the depth of the Buddha's teachings in an inspiring, clear and contemporary style.