Truelku Thupten Chophel Wangpo the reincarnation of Tshangkha Rinpoche was born in June 30, 1993. He has completed his Master’s Degree in Buddhist Philosophy and three years of meditation on Chaja Chenpo from Tango Buddhist University and Chery Meditation Center respectively.
The founder of Tshangkha Shedra (Buddhist Philosophical Institute) Tshangkha Rinpochhe Pema Namgyal was born to a poor family in Tshangkha. After serving to IInd king for several years he went to Tibet, and received Buddhist teaching from Rahor Chodra Rinpochhe (one of the best students of Khenchen Zshenga). Rinpochhe then passed away in 1992 at the age of 75. (You may refer the Raang-Nam for detail)
Some of his profound foot-prints are: Buddhist institute in Tshangkha, teaching on Buddhist astrology throughout the country, lineage on thirteen Buddhist philosophical volume, lineage of Longchen Nyingtik, some book on Buddhist astrology and Buddhist philosophy (will be printed soon), and many others.