The Treasury of Lives

Tarlam is a Sakya monastery located near Jyekundo in Kham. It was founded in 1436 by Ga Rabjampa Kunga Yeshe and is affiliated with Ngor in Tsang; monks from Tarlam received ordination and teachings there, and belonged to the Denma residential house (khamsten). Gaton Ngawang Lekpa founded a Shedra at Tarlam modeled after Dzongsar in the 1930s. In 1981, Dezhung Rinpoche founded Tharlam Monastery in exile located in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 


Dorje, Gyurme. 2009. Tibet handbook, p. 611. Bath: Footprint.

Jackson, David Paul. 2003. A Saint in Seattle: The Life of the Tibetan Mystic Dezhung Rinpoche, pp. 531-536. Boston: Wisdom Publications.

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