Ven. Khenpo Jamphal Tenzin was born on 23rd December 1982 in Minyak, Tibet, and became a monk at a young age. He received his intensive study of Tibetan Buddhist education at the biggest Buddhist University, Serta Larung Gar, and achieved great results. Thereafter he was entitled Kyorpon, and then Khenpo (abbot) respectively. After coming to India, he took the responsibilities of teacher, administrator, chief editor, chief personal assistant, and many others at the Dzogchen monastery in accordance with Dzogchen Rinpoche’s wishes. He was then appointed as the chief abbot (Khenpo) of the Dzogchen Monastery. He has served as an executive member of the Bhodgaya Choejey Lama’s great funeral prayer services for two consecutive terms. He has always rendered his support to the underprivileged ones with medical care, financial aid, scholarships, and so forth. He has also published two notable books in Tibetan.

He was previously elected to the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and has spearheaded tabling bills on the preservation of the Tibetan language and culture. He is currently a member of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile from the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism.