The Drangti clan trace their origin to the Yarlung dynasty, during the time of Tibet's eighth king Tri Songdetsen. The family controlled the Tartse Labrang of Ngor Monastery beginning in the sixteenth century, and produced numerous abbots of the monastery.
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The TBRC RID number refers to the unique ID assigned by the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC.org) to each historical figure in their database of Tibetan literature.