Thubten Wangchen was born in Tibet and in 1959 he was forced to leave to Nepal and India due to the Chinese invasion of Tibet. He studied at the “Central School for Tibetans, Dalhousie”, and at the age of 16 he decided to enter the “Namgyal Monastery, Dharamsala”. He arrived in Spain in 1982 as a translator to the first Buddhist Center. In 1992 he was appointed as a Buddhist representative during the “Barcelona Olympics 92”. In 1994 His Holiness the Dalai Lama inaugurated “Tibet House Foundation, Barcelona”.