The Treasury of Lives

Sir Charles Bell or Rabten Lepcha, 1921

Taklung Monastery is the main seat of the Taklung Kagyu tradition. It was founded by Taklungtangpa Tashi Pel in 1180 on a site where Lama Potowa had practiced with disciples in the eleventh century. 

Abbots & Officers

Throne Holder

1. First Throne Holder Taklungtangpa Tashi Pel 1180 - 1209
2. Second Throne Holder Kuyelwa Rinchen Gon 1210 - 1236
3. Third Throne Holder Sanggye Yarjon 1236 - 1272
4. Fourth Throne Holder Sanggye Onpo Drakpa Pel 1272 - 1273
4. Fourth Throne Holder bkra shis bla ma 1273 - 1297
5. Fifth Throne Holder sangs rgyas dpal bzang 1298 - 1309
6. Sixth Throne Holder rat+na gu ru 1309 - 1327
7. Seventh Throne Holder rat+na ka ra 1327 - 1361
8. Eighth Throne Holder nam mkha' dpal bzang 1363 - 1377
9. Ninth Throne Holder Tashi Peltsek 1377 -
10. Tenth Throne Holder byang chub rgya mtsho 1413 - 1448
11. Eleventh Throne Holder bkra shis dpal 'od 1430 -
12. Twelfth Throne Holder ngag dbang grags pa - 1496
13. Thirteenth Throne Holder rnam rgyal grags pa 1503 - 1530
14. Fourteenth Throne Holder bsod nams ye shes dpal bzang 1501 - 1520
15. Fifteenth Throne Holder rnam rgyal bkra shis 1585 - 1563
16. Sixteenth Throne Holder kun dga' bkra shis 1551 -
17. Seventeenth Throne Holder ngag dbang rnam rgyal 1585 - 1615
Throne Holder rnam rgyal phun tshogs 1550 - 1551

Images

The Demoness of Tibet

The Demoness of Tibet is a close copy of a well-known image located in the Tibet Museum in Lhasa. The landscape of Tibet is shown as the mythical demoness of Tibetan legend. Important Buddhist temples and monasteries are located across her body, spanning from the Ngari region in the west to Kham in the east. 

Biographies

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