Gyurme Tenpa Gyaltsen aka the Fourth Katok Getse Rinpoche
was one of the five ‘’Golden Throne
’’ holders of the Katok Monastery
lineage, a branch of the Nyingma
tradition. At the Nyingma Monlam in Bodhgaya, January 2018, Rinpoche was appointed to be the supreme head of the Nyingma Tradition for three years.
At the same meeting of the representatives of the Nyingma schools
, it was decided to appoint Kathok Getse Rinpoche
and five other Nyingma lamas