Dawa Dhondup is an avid and devoted practitioner of Chod. He came from Tibet at a young age and studied at TCV and thereafter immigrated to U.S. Unlike others, he developed his interest in Chod after coming to US and since then he has devoted most of his time for studying and in actual practice of Chod in U.S, India and Nepal. In U.S, he continues to practice Chod with the Tibetan as well as with his Western followers. He is probably one of youngest Chod teacher and practitioner outside, Tibet, India and Nepal. He says that he developed an initial interest Chod practice mainly because of an influence from his root teacher.