About The Teacher
Acharya Dawa Chhodak Rinpoche was born into the Jova family, a lineage of yogis (ngakpas) which traces back to the time of Milarepa. Golok Serthong Rinpoche made many auspicious predictions and named him Dawa Chhodak, in honor of the great Buddhist Masters. From his Gurus HH Dudjom Rinpoche, HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Kyabje Kunzang Dorje Rinpoche, Acharya Dawa Chhodak Rinpoche has received full authority to teach and transmit these rare and precious lineages to fortunate disciples worldwide. As an experienced yogi and erudite scholar, who speaks and teaches in English, Tibetan, Hindi, Nepalese and Sanskrit; Dawa Chhodak Rinpoche is fully capable of guiding students according to their individual capacities.