His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana Vajra Rinpoche

His Holiness the 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana Vajra Rinpoche, younger son of His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trichen, was born in 1979. He studied alongside his brother and later joined Sakya Centre in Rajpur, to further his religious training. Following the completion of his studies and training at Sakya Centre he joined Sakya College to study Buddhist philosophy. His Holiness is responsible for Sakya Academy Project. He often travels abroad to teach the Dharma to non-Tibetan students, his English is brilliant and modern. He lives with his wife and two children in Switzerland and in Rajpur, Indien.

In March 2022, he was enthroned as His Holiness the 43rd Throne Holder of the Sakya Tradition (H.H. the 43rd Sakya Trizin) and assumed this as the 43rd Head of the Sakya Tradition for 3 years.