A clan from the time of the Pugyel period. Kharchen Pelgyi Wangchuk from the 8th century was born into this clan. Some traditions say that he was Yeshe Tsogyel's brother, which would mean that Yeshe Tsogyel was also born into the Kharchen 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.