The Second Ripa Lineage Holder, Drubwang Ngedon Rinpoche was born in the Wood Rabbit Year 1844. He followed sublime spiritual teachers such as his honorable father, the master Drubwang Tsoknyi, and others. During his and his brother’s Kyabgon Metok Gyalp’s reign, from the seat of the Tibetan Government at the Ganden Potrang and from Kunling Pashod Labrang. According to prophecy he accepted a daughter of the Dorma family of Doshul as his consort. While in the midst of engaging in the vast promulgation of the sacred dharma thorough his enlightened activity of sustaining, ripening and liberation, in 1901 he demonstrated the act of allowing his physical body to dissolve into dharmakaya.