Dr. Jampa Yonten was born on 16th March, 1970. He did his early schooling at the Central School for Tibetan at Mundgod in Karnataka 1976-1986.
He joined the Central School for Tibetan at Mussoorie 1987-1988, to further his studies in science. After completing his schooling, Dr. Yonten went to Dharamshala to do his medical studies at Tibetan Medicine at the Tibetan Medical and Astrology Institute.
In 1993, Dr. Yonten joined the Chagpori Tibetan Medical Institute, Darjeeling. He graduated from the medical studies in the year 1997. After graduation he underwent intense internship for 2 years under his master Dr. Trogawa Rinpoche and at different Men Tsee Khang clinics.
From 1998 to 1999, Dr. Yonten was Physician-in-Residence at Chagpori Tibetan Medical Clinic, Takdah near Darjeeling. During the period 1999 to 2000, he was in-charge of Chagpori Pharmacy Department at Salugara. Between 2000 and 2003, Dr. Yonten was physician in-charge of the Chagpori Tibetan Medical Clinic at North Point, Darjeeling.
Dr. Yonten have received initiations & transmission from his teacher Dr. Trogawa Rinpoche. He received the Medicine Buddha Initiation from Khamtrul Rinpoche and the rGyud-bZhi transmission from Dr. Tenzin Chodark (Personal Physician to His Holiness The Dalai Lama). Yuthog Nyinthig transmission and initiation by His Eminence Taglung Tsetrul Rinpoche. He underwent the Yuthog Nyingthig Retreat under the guidance of his guru Dr. Trogawa Rinpoche.
Dr. Yonten also have received Medicine and Hayagriva initiation from His Holiness XIVth Dalai Lama.
In 2003, Dr. Yonten established the Tibetan Healing and Wellness Center (THWC) at Bangalore.
Dr. Yonten has been traveling to different parts of the world to hold Tibetan Medicine and Healing consultation, teaching and retreat. He has held in USA, Hawai, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Croatia.