Druk Monastery, located in present-day Chushur county near Lhasa, was founded around the 12th century by Tsangpa Gyare. It was one the most important Drukpa Kagyu monasteries of Tibet, along with Ralung.
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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.