The Treasury of Lives

Sikkim Lhayum Collection, Courtesy of Matthew Akester

Pelri Tekchenling is a Nyingma monastery in Chonggye that was initially established by Terton Sherab Wozer under the patronage of Sonam Tobgyel in the sixteenth century. A branch of Katok, it was the birthplace and childhood monastery of Jigme Lingpa. Pelri is the seat of the Pelri incarnation line. 


Akester, Matthew. 2016. Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo's Guide to Central Tibet. Chicago, IL: Serindia Publications, pp. 438-489.

Gyurme Dorje. 2009. Tibet Handbook. Bath: Footprint, p. 248.

Incarnation Lines


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