International Drikung Kagyu Council
Honoured to organise the 800th Commemoration of Lord Jigten Sumong's Maha Parinirvana.
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The monastery is headed by H. E. Gyabra Tritsab Rinpoche and Lopön Chönyi from Ladakh, who is also the Secretary and Treasurer of Drikung Kagyu Institute (DKI). The Disciplinarian Master, the Steward and the Chant-master are elected on a three year term. The Cashier and the Lopön are chosen by the head of Drikung Kagyu, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang.
There is a total of 28 staff members at Jangchubling. At present there are 14 monks and 14 male and female lay teachers. The monastic staff members receive an allowance, and not a salary.