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The Seventh Riwoche Jedrung Jampa Junge (ri bo che rje drung 07 byams pa'i 'byung gnas) was born in 1856 into the Shol Danak (zhol zla nag) family of Riwoche Monastery (ri bo che) in Kham, members of the Gar Ratsang clan (mgar ra tsang) which claimed descent from the seventh-century King Songsten Gampo's (srong btsan sgam po) minister Gar Tongtsen (mgar stong rtsan) ...
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Tonmi Sambhota is also said to have accompanied the Minister Gar Tongtsen (mgar stong btsan) to Nepal to escort the Nepalese princess Belsa Tritsun (bal sa khri btsun) to Lhasa, and to China to escort the Chinese princess Wencheng Gongjo, known in Tibetan as Gyasa Kongjo (rgya bza' kong jo, d ...
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... The marriage appears to have been made in the wake of Tibetan and Chinese military clashes in Amdo between 635 and 636, and the negotiation was undertaken by the Tibetan minister Gar Tongtsen (mgar stong btsan, d ...
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