Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche Sherab Zangpo was born in 1981 in the Dho Tharap valley in Dolpo region of Nepal. At the age of ten, he was recognized by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche as the reincarnation of the Dolpo Lama Nyinchung Rinpoche. He travelled to Namdroling Monastery in Bylakkuppe, Mysore to complete his study of philosophy, practice and rituals under the guidance of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche.
He excelled in all his studies. Upon completion of his studies, he began to teach Sutra and Tantra at the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute, the advanced center of philosophy study at Namdroling Monastery from 2007. In 2008, Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche went to Dolpo to be enthroned in his monasteries in Dho Tarap, Saldang and Namgung and to take more active responsibility of his people there.