On July 14th, 2017, Khenchen Sodnam Tenpa passed into Parinirvana. He was the main tutor at Kathog University and Lama Chimed’s youngest uncle. In the days that preceded the parinirvana, he gave guidance to his disciples khenpos and tulkus in Kathog, and let them know that he would enter retreat. Read more.
Amongst the many advices and instructions that he left, there is the request that his image, his name or qualities would not be used under any pretext to generate donations. Kathog lineage holders should bear this in mind. Those who failed to fulfill this request would be breaking the lineage.