The Fifth Khedrupchen Rinpoche

Ugyen Tenzin Thinley Lhundrup

Our Missions

“Following the Noble Path is like entering a dark room with a light in the hand; the darkness will all be cleared away, and the room will be filled with light.”

~Buddha Shakyamuni


Dedicate ourselves to keeping alive the light of the sacred and powerful teachings of Longchen Rabjam and Rigzin Jigme Lingpa for the benefit of all sentient beings.


Preserving the living words of Buddha and the unbroken lineage.


Our commitment for the preservation of heritage monasteries of Rephel Mendrel Lhakhang (built in the 8th century), and Sangchen Lhundrub Tsemo Yogi Monastery in Samdrup Jongkhar, Eastern Bhutan.


Constructing new hostels and essential academic buildings to improve the quality of life in the monasteries.



Biography of Kyabgon Khedrupchen Rinpoche


The 5th Khedrupchen Rinpoche Ugyen Thinley Lhundrup alias Yonten Thinley aka Jigme Kunzang Rangdrol was born in 1990 on the iron horse year coin-ding 15th date of 3rd month according to the moon calendar. When he was 3 years old he begins to approach himself talking about the previous Khedrup Phajo Sangay Dhendrup Rinpoche.  More >>



Sangchen Ogyen Tsuklag Monastery


Sangchen Ogyen Tsuklag Monastery, also known as Raphel Lhakhang is located in Samchoeling village, which is a drive of approximately one and a half hours from the main Trongsa town. The temple is a further 10-minute walk from Samchoeling Middle Secondary School. The temple is a two-story building with notably magnificent wall paintings.  More>>



Sangchen Ogyen Tsuklag Monastry Rephel Lhakang, SamDrup Choling, Drakteng Gewog, Trongsa, Bhutan


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