Born in Purang, Tibet, in 1958, Geshe Tashi Tsering and his parents fled to India one year later. He entered Sera Mey Monastery in Bylakuppe, South India, at the age of thirteen. After receiving his Geshe Lharamapa degree from Sera Mey Monastery in 1987, he studied at Gyuto Tantric College for another year. Geshe Tashi Tsering has been teaching at FPMT centers for more than twenty-five years. In 1994, after teaching at Nalanda Monastery in France for several years, Geshe Tashi Tsering became the resident teacher at FPMT center Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, England.
In May of 2018, His Holiness the Dalai Lama appointed Geshe Tashi Tsering abbot of Sera Mey Monastery in Bylakuppe, South India. A long-time FPMT resident teacher, Geshe Tashi Tsering will be relocating from the UK to India, returning to the monastery where he began his monastic education.