The Treasury of Lives

David Lazar

Gangteng Gon is a Nyingma monastery established by The First Gangteng Tulku, Gyelse Pema Trinle, in Bhutan in 1613. He was a grandson of terton Pema Lingpa, and holder of the "activity" line of his lineage. Gangteng is the biggest Nyingma monastery in Bhutan, and the seat of the Gangteng incarnation line.


Dorje, Gyurme. 1999. Tibet Handbook: With Bhutan. Bath: Footprint, p. 854.

Incarnation Lines


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