Tashi Tongmon was established for the Third Drukchen, Jamyang Chodrak, in the late fifteenth century. It was built after Jamyang Chodrak, a member of the Ja clan rather than the Gya clan, which controlled Ralung, was not permitted to assume control of 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.