Lasum Gyalwa Changchup was a highly educated monk, having been one of the first seven Tibetans to receive full ordination from Shantarakshita.
He traveled to India multiple times and translated sacred texts.
He was a devoted student of Padmasambhava and was said to have achieved siddhi, which enabled him to fly.
It is believed that Rigdzin Kunzang Sherab, the founder of Palyül Monastery in Kham, was one of his reincarnations.
The 25 disciples of Padmasambhava also called as Guru Rinpoche were instrumental in the spread of Buddha's teachings throughout Tibet. They emerged as masters, having achieved great wisdom, understanding, and success.
These Mahasiddhas are believed to have special future incarnations due to their connection with Padmasambhava's terma treasures.
To this day, these disciples continue to be reborn as Tertons, imparting the teachings of Padmasambhava in a contemporary and authentic way to new .