Kunchok Thrinley Lhundup Namgyal was born in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1984 as the eldest son of yogi Lama Jorjel and Yangchen Dolkar from Kham, Tibet.
Lama Jorjel is the direct descendant (6thgeneration sons of the eldest son) of Terton Geru Chogyal Dorji one of the 108 treasure discoverers prophesized by Guru Padmasambhava. By birth, Kunchok Thrinley is the eldest son of eldest sons of each generation of Terton Geru Chogyal Dorji.
Yangchen Dolkar is the descendant of Atitsang family who was one of the ministers in King Gesar’s court. In the history of Ati family, many high enlighten masters and leaders were born.