Geshe Thubten Trinley is one of the closest disciples of Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. He spent his early years in Sera Jey Monastery, studying under prominent and eminent teachers including Geshe Rabten Rinpoche, Kyabje Trijang Rinpoche and Kyabje Ling Rinpoche. He is known for his Lamrim retreats in Dharamsala, deep practice and excellence in his Dharma studies.
Over the years, Geshe Thubten Trinley has risen to become a highly revered teacher within the Gelug lineage. Many monasteries and Dharma centres regularly invite Geshe Thubten Trinley to give teachings on Buddhist philosophy, Lojong, Lamrim and Shantideva’s Bodhisattvacharyavatara, as well as to preside over prominent religious festivals such as the Great Prayer Festival (Monlam Chenmo), prayer sessions and initiations. He also gives annual teachings and initiations in Shar Gaden Monastery in Mundgod, Karnataka, India.
He is currently a resident teacher at Rabten Choeling Monastery in Switzerland, where he teaches the Lamrim Chenmo three days a week. Besides the weekly public teachings, Geshe Thubten Trinley also tutors the current incarnation of Geshe Rabten, Venerable Tenzin Rabgya Rinpoche.
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