The Treasury of Lives

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

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Tri Songwanggyel

b.mid 19th cent. - d.late 19th cent.
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Tri Songwanggyel, active in the nineteenth century, was the thirteenth head of the prominent Lhagyari family of Lhokha.

Zilnon Wangchuk

b.early 19th cent. - d.late 19th cent.
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Zilnon Wangchuk, active in the nineteenth century, was the twelfth head of the Lhagyari family.

Deumar Geshe Tendzin Puntsok was a master of Tibetan medicine and an expert on Tibetan painting. Active during the eighteenth century, he was a prolific writer who wrote extensively on Tibetan medicine, ritual, as well as on the history and practice of painting in Tibet. He founded Mersho Deumar Zabgye Choling, a small hermitage in his native Kham. His students included the Fourth Khamtrul and Situ Panchen, among many others.

Tobjor Wangchuk

b.late 19th cent. - d.mid 20th cent.
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Tobjor Wangchuk, active in the early twentieth century, was the fourteenth head of the Lhagyari family of Lhokha.

Namgyel Wangchuk

b.late 19th cent. - d.1912
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Namgyel Wangchuk was the younger son of Tri Songwanggyel, the thirteenth head of the prominent Lhagyari family of Lhokha. Appointed as a general by the Thirteenth Dalai Lama, he fought against the 1910-1912 Qing occupation of Lhasa and died in battle in 1912.