Acharya Konchok Gamtso, DDSC Resident Ani
Ani Konchok Gamtso was born in Tibet and became a nun at Gar Monastery. In 2000, she went to India and joined the Drikung Samtenling Nunnery in Dehradun. In 2006, she joined Kagyu College for the higher studies and learned Buddhist Philosophy, Bodhicharyavatara, Pramanavartika, Madhyamakavatara and Abhisamayaalangkara. Ani Konchok Gamtso was awarded the title of Acharya, Lopön, in 2018 by the Kagyu College.She served as the director of the Drikung Samtenling Nunnery from 2007 to 2008 and as the disciplinarian from 2012 to 2013.
H.E. Garchen Rinpoche instructed the DDSC Board to bring a nun to Drikung Dharma Surya Center as an assistant for Khenpo Samdup to support teachings and practices. Ani Konchok Gamtso was chosen by Khenpo Samdup and the DDSC Board to fill in this position and the request was approved by His Holiness the 37th Kyabgon Chetsang.