Khenpo Samdup was born in 1975 and he joined monastic life in 1986, starting to learn to write and read. In 1993 received lamdre teaching from Luding Khenchen and joined Dzongsar Shedra next year,
Khenpo Gyeltshen Chodak was born in Kham area in 1971. He started his basic study and liturgical practices at the age of seven. At the age of seventeen he received his novice vow and some empowerments from Lama Gela of Dege monastery.
Khenpo Nyima Gyeltshen was born in 1976. Joined Drikung lineage in 1986 and studied for one year. He joined Dzongsar Shedra in1994 and studied with Khenchen Kunga Wangchuk and Khenpo Rinchen for seven years.
The seventh Phakchok Rinpoche was born on 25/5/1981 to Tseke Chokling, a descendant of great Chokgyur Lingpa, and Dechen Peldon.