The Treasury of Lives

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The Kumbum Medical College, one of four colleges at Kumbum Jampa Ling, was founded in 1725.


Dorje, Gyurme. 2009. Tibet Handbook. Bath: Footprint, pp. 691-693.

Gruschke, Andreas. 2001.The Cultural Monuments of Tibet's Outer Provinces, Volume 1, the Qinghai Part of Amdo. Bangkok: White Lotus Press, pp. 21-26. 

Ryavec, Karl E. 2015. A Historical Atlas of Tibet. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 123-125.

Abbots & Officers


Headmaster blo bzang skal bzang rgya mtsho -
Headmaster brtson 'grus grags pa -
Headmaster ngag dbang bstan pa 1769 -
Headmaster dkon mchog rnam rgyal 1776 -
Headmaster tshul khrims bstan pa'i nyi ma 1786 -
Headmaster blo bzang bstan pa'i nyi ma 1789 -
Headmaster bsod nams bstan 'dzin 1793 -
Headmaster blo bzang dbang phyug rgya mtsho 1798 -
Headmaster bskal bzang bstan 'dzin rgya mtsho 1826 -
Headmaster ngag dbang 'jam dbyangs dbang rgyal 1827 -
Headmaster skal bzang dar rgyas rgya mtsho 1829 -
Headmaster bsod nams bstan pa'i nyi ma 1830 -
Headmaster 'jam dbyangs bstan 'dzin nyi ma 1841 -
Headmaster blo bzang chos dar 1847 -
Headmaster ye shes mkhas grub nyi ma 1850 -
Headmaster byang chub rin chen 1856 -
Headmaster bstan 'dzin mchog ldan tshul khrims rgya mtsho 1859 -
Headmaster blo bzang tshul khrims bsam gtan 1860 -
Headmaster blo bzang chos 'dzin 1863 -
Headmaster ye shes bshad sgrub nyi ma 1866 -
Headmaster blo bzang ngag dbang bstan 'dzin 1868 -
Headmaster blo bzang bstan pa'i nyi ma 1868 -
Headmaster blo bzang sbyin pa 1870 -
Headmaster dam chos yar 'phel 1872 -
Headmaster dge 'dun bstan pa'i nyi ma 1880 -
Headmaster bsod nams rgyal mtshan nyi ma 1882 -
Headmaster blo bzang bstan pa yar 'phel 1883 -
Headmaster blo bzang 'jigs med 1884 -
Headmaster dge 'dun byang chub bstan pa'i nyi ma 1889 -
Headmaster ye shes tshul khrims rgya mtsho 1890 -
Headmaster dge 'dun bstan pa rin chen 1894 -
Headmaster dge 'dun dam chos rgyal mtshan 1896 -
Headmaster skal bzang chos grags 1901 -


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