Tsangwa Monastery, located in Amdo, is an important Jonang monastery that was founded in 1717 by Lodro Namgyel. It is one of three monasteries, the other two being Choje and Tsechu, that comprise the Dzamtang monastic complex. It is divided into Tsangchung and Tsangchen Monasteries.
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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.