The Pema Lingpa Foundation was founded in 2012 under the leadership of H.E Lhalung Sungtrul Rinmpoche, Jigdrel Kunzang Dorji, the 11th reincarnation of Terton Pema Lingpa. It is an apolitical, non-profit and non-governmental organization registered under the Commission for Religious Organizations of Bhutan. Certificate of registration.
The Pema Lingpa Foundation is dedicated to keeping alive the light of the sacred and powerful terma (treasure) teachings of Pema Lingpa for the benefit of all sentient beings and preservation of cultural and spiritual heritage monasteries of Kenchosum and Tamshing (built in 9th century) in Bumthang, and Drametse (built in 16th century) in Mongar, Bhutan.
The foundation supports the education of over 300 monks, preservation of above heritage monasteries besides social service to communities through providing religious services, education for children from poor family background and taking care of old people.