Born in 1951, in Nakchukha Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche is the son of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche who is considered one of the greatest Dzogchen masters of our time. When he was only eighteen months of age, Rinpoche was recognized as the seventh incarnation of Drikung Kagyu lama Gar Drubchen. Not long after being recognized as the tulku, Rinpoche was enthroned at Drong Gon Tubten Dargye Ling, in Nakchukha. Rinpoche also studied under Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche.
Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche (2004). The Bardo Guidebook. Erik Pema Kunsang (trans.). Rangjung Yeshe Publications. ISBN962-7341-11-8.
Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche (2004). Present Fresh Wakefulness: A Meditation Manual on Nonconceptual Wisdom. Rangjung Yeshe Publications. ISBN962-7341-47-9.
Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche (2004). Union of Mahamudra and Dzogchen: A Commentary on The Quintessence of Spiritual Practice, The Direct Instructions of the Great Compassionate One. Erik Pema Kunsang (trans.). Rangjung Yeshe Publications. ISBN962-7341-21-5.