Chaphur Kunzung Gyaltsen is the Chaphur lineage senior lama. He is a Tulku, the reincarnation and lineage of the 52nd Chaphur Lama. He was born in 1967 and became a monk at 10 years of age at Nangzhig Monastery, taking his vows from his Uncle Chaphur Tenzin Gyaltsen and Gyawob Rinpoche. He received most of his education from Gyawob Rinpoche and Khenzur Namkha Tsultrim.In 1989, he received his Geshe degree in Nangzhig Monastery. Normally, he spends most of his time in retreat practicing tantra and Dzogchen. He also travels to many different places especially around upper-Tibet and other areas to bring empowerments, transmission, teachings and other Bön practices to his followers among the Tibetan population.