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... Beginning in 1723, a council of five oligarchs ruled Tibet: Kangchenne Sonam Gyelpo (khang chen nas bsod nams rgyal po, d.1727), Polhane Sonam Tobgye (pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyas, 1689-1747), Ngapo Dorje Gyelpo (nga phod rdo rje rgyal po, d ...

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At some point, Lobzang Nyima was patronized by Polane Sonam Tobgye (pho lha ba bsod nams stobs rgyas, 1689-1747), the ruler of Tibet at the time, serving as his main instructor ...

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... Polhane Sonam Tobgyel (pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyal, 1689-1747), who ruled Tibet between 1728 and 1747 -- and forced the Seventh Dalai Lama into his exile-- gave him several estates in Kham holding some five hundred people. ...

Read more from the biography of Lobzang Pelden Gyeltsen


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... She was later called to Lhasa, where she met with Polhane Sonam Tobgye (pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyas,1689-1747), by then the political ruler of Tibet and her patron at the time ...

Read more from the biography of Mingyur Peldron


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Miwang Polhane Sonam Topgyal (mi dbang pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyal, 1689-1747), the then ruler of Tibet, became a sponsor of Ngawang Namkha Zangpo, and offered him a new throne-cover, robes for the Trichen himself and for everyone in his retinue including servants, and a saddle of the best quality ...

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In 1733 both the Twelfth Karmapa and the Eighth Zharmapa died en route to China, and Tsewang Norbu became involved in the search for their replacements, attaining a heightened level of influence among the Kagyu community.  He continued his involvement in Tibetan politics and Karma Kagyu religious affairs for the next several decades, serving as representative in Ladakh for the King of Tibet, Polhane Sonam Tobgye (pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyas, 1689-1747), and successfully mediating the end of a conflict there. ...

Read more from the biography of Rigdzin Tsewang Norbu


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Following the 1728-29 civil war between the aristocratic oligarchs for control of Tibet, the victor in the struggle, Polhane Sonam Tobgye (pho lha nas bsod nams stobs rgyas, 1689-1747), insisted that the Seventh Dalai Lama be exiled from Lhasa, a consequence of his father's association with the opposing factions ...

Read more from the biography of Tenpa Tsering