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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

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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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