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Katok is a major Nyingma monastery in Derge that was founded in 1159 by Dampa Deshek. Said to be the oldest Nyingma monastery, it is known for its preservation of the Kama, or Spoken Word, tradition.

Katok

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Abbots & Officers

Abbot

1. The First Abbot Katokpa Dampa Deshek [1159 - 1192]
2. The Second Abbot Tsangton Dorje Gyeltsen [1192 - 1227]
3. The Third Abbot Jampa Bum [1227 - 1252]
4. The Fourth Abbot Sonam Bumpa [1252 - 1282]
5. The Fifth Abbot Yeshe Bumpa [1282 - 1327]
6. The Sixth Abbot Jangchub Bumpa [1327 - 1347]
7. The Seventh Abbot Sonam Zangpo [1347 - 1357]
8. The Eighth Abbot Kunga Bum [1339 - 1369]
9. The Ninth Abbot Wangchuk Pel [1369 - 1384]
10. The Tenth Abbot Lodro Bum [1384 - 1406]
11. The Eleventh Abbot Lodro Sengge [1406 - 1430]
12. The Twelfth Abbot Jangchub Lodro [1430 - ]
13. The Thirteenth Abbot Jangchub Sengge [ - 1439]
14. The Fourteenth Abbot Katokpa Jangchub Gyeltsen [1439 - ]
15. The Fifteenth Abbot Yeshe Gyeltsen [ - ]
Abbot Gyelse Sonam Deutsen [ - ]
Abbot klong gsal snying po [ - ]
Abbot bsod nams rin chen [ - ]
Abbot bsod nams bstan pa [1995 - ]

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