The Lhalung clan was in existence during the Yarlung dynasty. The last king of the Yarlung dynasty, Tri Udumtsen, better known as Langdarma, is said to have been assassinated by Pelgyi Dorje of the Lhalung clan. The clan name derives from the area of Lhalung with which the clan is associated.
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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.