Trulshik Rinpoche was one of the senior most teachers of Tibetan Buddhism, being a disciple of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Dudjom Rinpoche. He was also a teacher to many influential teachers, including His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

The reincarnation was recognized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and the he was born in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Read more about the recognition here.