His office

Jigme Pema Wangchen is the present reincarnation of Tsangpa Gyare. This means He is the 12th Gyalwang Drukpa and the present spiritual head of the Drukpa order within the Tibetan Buddhist community.

H.H. guides more than 800 monasteries and nunneries as well as adherents of the Drukpa order in the Himalayan region. The monasteries are spread across the country of origin Tibet as well as Ladakh, Lahaul (Garsha), Kinnaur and Nepal. His scope of responsibility even exceeds these boundaries.