was born in Darjeeling in 1976. He completed
his formal school education in 1993 at St. Joseph’s College.
Since then he studied Tibetan medicine under his uncle, Trogawa Rinpoche,
in the traditional way, in which the essence of the teachings is passed
on directly from master to student. He received teachings on the texts
and practice of Tibetan medicine and completed his clinical training
under the personal guidance of Rinpoche.
From 1996 he also served as Trogawa Rinpoche's translator and travelled
with him to Europe regularly. He was his close student and attendant
until his passing in 2005. Since then he has dedicated himself to
fulfilling Rinpoche’s vision. He is continuing the work at Chagpori
Tibetan Medical Institute for the preservation and propagation of
Dr. Trogawa is married and has three young children of which the elder is the Yangsi.