H.E. Gyangkhang Rinpoche, the new Chairman of Namdroling Monastery and of the Penor Rinpoche Charity Foundation
On the day following the passing of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, a series of meetings were held at Namdroling Monastery to determine the appropriate measures to adopt in the management of Namdroling Monastery. It was decided at the very first meeting that a management committee of six members will hold the power on how the monastery should be run. The six committee members are HH Karma Kuchen Rinpoche, HE Gyangkhang Rinpoche, HE Mugsang Rinpoche, Khenchen Pema Sherab, Khenchen Namdrol and Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso.
On 4th April 2009, at a meeting attended by the religious leaders of the Palyul Nyingma tradition, which included HH Karma Kuchen Rinpoche and HE Mugsang Rinpoche, HE Gyangkhang Rinpoche was elected to become the Chairman of Namdroling Monastery and the Chairman of the Penor Rinpoche Charity Foundation.
HE Gyangkhang Rinpoche will be assisted by HH Karma Kuchen Rinpoche, HE Mugsang Rinpoche, Khenchen Pema Sherab, Khenchen Namdrol, Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso and all the staff members of Namdroling Monastery.