The Drokmi clan dates back to the time of the Yarlung dynasty. Drokmi Pelgyi Yeshe was born into this clan in the eighth century, and in the eleventh century, Drokmi Lotsawa was born into the Ban branch of the Drokmi clan.
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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.