Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo

Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo (‘jam dbyangs mkhyen brtse’ dbang po) was born in 1820 in the village of Dilgo (dil mgo) in the Terlung (gter klung) valley to the southeast of the Dege capital.

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Jampel Gyepai Dorje

Jampel Gyepai Dorje, the Second Pelyul Choktrul, was born in 1894 the wood-horse year in Gyakha Bhoto (rgya kha bho to) in Gyelrong, Amdo. His father, of Han Chinese or mixed ethnicity, was named Loye Tenshiu (lo ye then shi’u) and his Tibetan mother was named Mentar (sman thar).


The Second Shechen Rabjam

The Second Shechen Rabjam, Gyurme Kunzang Namgyel (zhe chen rab ‘byams 02 ‘gyur med kun bzang rnam rgyal), was born in Rudam Yangkhyil (ru dam g.yang ‘khyil) in 1713, the water-snake year of the twelfth sexagenary cycle.

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Adzom Drukpa Drondul Pawo Dorje

Adzom Drukpa Drondul Pawo Dorje (a ‘dzom ‘brug pa ‘gro ‘dul dpa’ bo rdo rje) was born in 1842 in Tashi Dungkargang (bkra shis dung dkar sgang) in the Tromtar / Tromkok (khrom tar / khrom khog) region of Kham.

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Dilgo Khyentse Tashi Peljor Rinpoche

In 1912 the Fourth Shechen Gyeltsab Pema Namgyel (zhe chen rgyal tshab 04 padma rnam rgyal) visited the Dilgo family during the funeral services for Ju Mipam, and asked Tashi Tsering to give Tashi Peljor to Shechen monastery.

Dege Parkhang Pring House

Dege Parkhang Sutra Printing House

In the eastern region of Kham Dege has been eulogized generation after generationan an epic The Story of king Ling Gesar, singing in praise of the great credit of King Gesar of a small kingdom of the ancient Tibetan nationality called “Ling” or “Lin”.

Kingdom of Dege

The Kingdom of Dege

The Kingdom of Dege was an important kingdom in Kham from the 15th to the 19th century.[citation needed] It was a center of industry, religion and politics, with the seat of its kingdom in the town of Degé.