Dr. Jampa Yonten did his early schooling at the Central School for Tibetan at Mundgod in Karnataka, South India. He joined the Central School for Tibetan, Mussoorie, to pursue his studies in science. After completing his schooling, Dr. Yonten went to Dharamshala to do his medical studies at the Tibetan Medical and Astrology Institute (Men Tsee Khang). He studied Tibetan Medicine under late Dr. Lobsang Chophel, Professor at Men Tsee Khang.
In the year 1993, Dr. Yonten joined the Chagpori Tibetan Medical Institute, Darjeeling and completed his studies in the year 1997. After graduation he underwent intense internship under his master the late Dr. Trogawa Rinpoche and also at different Men Tsee Khang clinics. He is a Gold Medal recipient from the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata.
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. From the year 2000 to 2003, Dr. Yonten was physician in-charge of the Chagpori Tibetan Medical Clinic at North Point, Darjeeling.
Dr. Yonten was fortunate to have received initiations & transmissions of Medicine Buddha and Yutog Nyingthig from his teacher late Dr. Trogawa Rinpoche. He also received the Medicine Buddha initiation from Khamtrul Rinpoche and the Gyudshi transmission from the late Dr. Tenzin Chodark (Personal Physician of His Holiness The Dalai Lama). He underwent the Yuthog Nyingthig retreat with the guidance of his teacher the late Dr. Trogawa Rinpoche. In the year, 2009, Dr. Yonten received Yutog Nyingthig transmission and initiation from His Eminence Taglung Tsetrul Rinpoche.
Dr. Yonten successfully completed “Menrampa Degree” from the Men-Tsee-Khang, Dharamsala which is equivalent to M.D.
In 2003, with the blessings from his master the late Dr. Trogawa Rinpoche, Dr. Yonten established the Tibetan Healing Center at Bangalore which is now called “Tibetan Healing and Wellness Center”.
Dr. Yonten has been traveling to different parts of the world to hold teachings, workshops and healing retreat on Tibetan Medicine. He has taught in Germany, Croatia, USA including Hawaii, Canada and Switzerland.