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Chamdo Chokhor Kelden Jampa Ling is an important Geluk monastery that was founded by Jangsem Sherab Zangpo, a disciple of Tsongkhapa's, in 1437 in Chamdo, Kham. The monastery, the largest Geluk monastery in Kham, is the seat of the Pakpa Lha and Zhiwa Lha incarnations. It has several monastic colleges, including Lingto.

Chamdo Jampa Ling

Incarnation Lines

Abbots & Officers

Throne Holder

1. First Throne Holder Jangsem Sherab Zangpo [1437 - 1457]
2. Second Throne Holder Chowang Drakpa [1458 - 1463]
3. Third Throne Holder Namkha Pelwa [1463 - 1471]
4. Fourth Throne Holder Sherab Peltsek [1471 - 1507]
5. Fifth Throne Holder Kunga Pelwa [1507 - 1514]
6. Sixth Throne Holder Kunga Pelden [1519 - 1540]
7. Seventh Throne Holder Kunga Lodro [1543 - ]
8. Eighth Throne Holder Gendun Tashi [1546 - ]
9. Ninth Throne Holder Jedrung Miyowa Zhonnu Lodro [1553 - ]
10. Tenth Throne Holder Jedrung Sherab Wangpo [1560 - 1566]
11. Eleventh Throne Holder Jedrung Jamyang Shenyin [1566 - 1569]
12. Twelfth Throne Holder Lhawang Chokyi Gyeltsen [1580 - ]
13. Thirteenth Throne Holder Sonam Gyatso [1581 - ]
14. Fourteenth Throne Holder Tongwa Donden [1594 - ]
15. Fifteenth Throne Holder Sanggye Jungne [1604 - ]
16. Sixteenth Throne Holder Chokyi Gyelpo [1620 - ]
17. Seventeenth Throne Holder Ngawang Trinle Zangpo [ - ]
18. Eighteenth Throne Holder Zhiwa Zangpo [1642 - ]
19. Nineteenth Throne Holder Gyelwa Gyatso [1652 - 1713]
20. Twentieth Throne Holder Ngawang Tendzin Lhundrub [1714 - ]
21. Twenty-first Throne Holder Jigme Tenpai Gyatso [1717 - ]
22. Twenty-second Throne Holder Pakpa Gelek Gyeltsen [1756 - ]
23. Twenty-third Throne Holder Jigme Tenpai Gonpo [? - ]
24. Twenty-fourth Throne Holder Lobzang Chokle Namgyel [ - ]
25. Twenty-fifth Throne Holder Lobzang Jigme Pelden Tenpai Nyima [? - ]
26. Twenty-sixth Throne Holder Lobzang Dondrub Gyatso [1847 - ]
27. Twenty-seventh Throne Holder Ngawang Lobzang Jigme Tenpai Gyeltsen [? - ]
28. Twenty-eighth Throne Holder Ngawang Jigme Khenrab Tendzin Trinle [1920 - ]
29. Twenty-ninth Throne Holder Lobzang Tubten Mipam Tsultrim Gyeltsen [? - ]
30. Thirtieth Throne Holder Lobzang Namgyel Tendzin Lhundrub [1938 - 1950]

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