His Eminence Gyana Vajra Rinpoche
Master of the Lineage
His Eminence Gyana Vajra Rinpoche is a high level holder of the Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism and the younger son of His Holiness Gongma Trichen Rinpoche.
He has received many major empowerments and common and uncommon teachings from his noble father and has accompanied him in many of his teaching tours. He has received sacred and secret teachings from great masters, such as His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Chogye Trichen Rinpoche, Luding Khenchen Rinpoche, His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, Luding Khen Rinpoche and the late Deshung Rinpoche. Gyana Vajra Rinpoche completed his monastic ritual formation in the Sakya Monastery and his philosophical studies in Sakya College.
He has currently undertaken the initiative to create the Sakya Academy Project, whose main objective is the education of the young novices and the preservation and spreading of the precious Dharma teachings. Another of its objectives is to keep alive and to preserve the unique teachings and the tradition of the Sakyapa masters for the future generations.