The Treasury of Lives

A Biographical Encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalaya

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Karma Tashi was the fourth throne holder of Pelyul Monastery. A relative of the monastery's founder, Kunzang Sherab, he founded Yulkyong Monastery. Following the identification of his rebirth he was posthumously given the title of First Karma Kuchen.

The First Dzongnang Lama, Karma Lhawang

b.late 18th cent. - d.early 19th cent.
TBRC P8522

Karma Lhawang was one of two men who served as the fifth throne holder of Pelyul Monastery. He was a relative of the monastery's founder, Kunzang Sherab. His reincarnations are known as the Dzongnang lamas.

The First Dzongnang Jepon, Kunzang Gyurme

b.late 19th cent. - d.early 20th cent.
TBRC P8554

The First Dzongnang Jepon, Kunzang Gyurme was a Nyingma lama based at Pelyul Monastery in Kham.

Tashi Puntsok was a Nyingma lama from Pelyul Monastery. His reincarnations are known as the Khangnang lamas.

Karma Gyurme Ngedon Tendzin Zangpo, the Second Karma Kuchen, served as the sixth throne holder of Pelyul Monastery. He founded the Pelyul branch monastery of Dartang in Golok.