His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche
42nd Sakya Trizin
Born in Dehra Dun, India in 1974, His Holiness is one of the principal lineage holders of the Sakya tradition, one of the four main Schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He is the eldest son of the 41st Sakya Trizin and one of the most important of the younger generation of Buddhist teachers alive today. His Holiness has received an extensive education in all the major Buddhist teachings, and is fluent in English, which helps bring the wisdom and compassion of these teachings to a Western audience. His Holiness is married and has three young children. You can read his full biography here.
See the Sakya website, palsakya.org for more information about His Holinessand his activities worldwide.