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... In 1707 the Fifth Paṇchen Lama gave him the name Ngawang Yeshe Gyatso (ngag dbang ye shes rgya mtsho) and installed him in the Potala as the Sixth Dalai Lama ...

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Prior to banishing the Sixth Dalai Lama, Lhazang Khan had installed an alternative Dalai Lama, Ngawang Yeshe Gyatso (ngag dbang ye shes rgya mtsho) – possibly his own son – who was not accepted by the Tibetans.The Seventh Dalai Lama, Kelzang Gyatso (skal bzang rgya mtsho, 1708-1757), who was born in Litang (li thang), Kham, spent his yearly years in exile, avoiding assassination attempts by Lhazang Khan. ...

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... When the Sixth Dalai Lama died, Lhazang Khan installed a pretender to the throne of the Dalai Lama, his own son Ngawang Yeshe Gyatso (ngag dbang ye shes rgya mtsho, b ...

Read more from the biography of Kunga Tashi


... Soon rumors were circulating in central Tibet, too, where Lhazang Khan (1677-1717), who had inherited the title of “King of Tibet” from his ancestor, the Fifth Dalai's patron Gushri Khan, was displeased by this turn of events; following the deposition and death of the Sixth Dalai Lama, Lhazang had named his own son, Ngawang Yeshe Gyatso (ngag dbang ye shes rgya mtsho, b.1686), as Dalai Lama, an act for which he was generally despised by the Tibetans. ...

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... On June 28 1706 Lhazang Khan seized his opportunity and presented a boy of his own, Ngawang Yeshe Gyatso (ngag dbang ye shes rgya mtsho) as the true Sixth Dalai Lama, whom he installed in the Potala while placing Tsangyang Gyatso under arrest ...

Read more from the biography of Tsangyang Gyatso