Tsewang Lhamo (tshe dbang lha mo) was the daughter of the chieftain of Garje (sga rje), an area in far southern Dege that has long been a Nyingma stronghold. Tsewang Lhamo’s birthdate and childhood activities are unknown.
Dear ashang Sonam tashi la I don’t know how to express my gratitude for the unconditional care and selfless love bestow on me .
As a major state-protected unit of cultural relics, Dege Sutra-Printing House enjoys rich and precious collections of cultural relics which mainly include the following categories: Wood-Cut Block-Printing Editions:
For Dege Sutra-Printing House, from its founding to late 1950s, the printing materials like printing-blocks, ink, paper are all taken from the local place except cinnabar which comes from other places.
Zhenpen Chokyi Nangwa (gzhan phan chos kyi snang ba) was born in 1871, the iron-sheep year of the fifteenth sexagenary cycle, to the Gyakong Pontsang (rgya kong dpon tshang) family
The Fifth Dzogchen Drubwang Tubten Chokyi Dorje (rdzogs chen grub dbang 05 thub bstan chos kyi rdo rje) was born in 1872 near Chamdo (chabs mdo) in Kham.
Dza Patrul Orgyen Jigme Chokyi Wangpo (rdza dpal sprul o rgyan ‘jigs med chos kyi dbang po), commonly known as Patrul, short for “Pelge Tulku” (meaning the Pelge incarnation),
Terton Migyur Dorje (gter ston mi ‘gyur rdo rje) was born in his uncle’s home, near the Nabun Fortress in Ngom (ngom) in the Nangchen region of Kham in late 1645.
Mingyur Namkhai Dorje, the Fourth Dzogchen Drubwang (rdzogs chen grub dbang 04 mi ‘gyur nam mkha’i rdo rje) was the second son of a noble family called Rakho Pontsang (ra kho dpon tshang) that controlled
Jigme Gyelwai Nyugu (‘jigs med rgyal ba’i myu gu) was born into the Getse (dge rtse) clan in the Dzachukha (rdza chu kha) region in Kham.
Katokpa Jangchub Bumpa (kaH thog pa byang chub ‘bum pa) was born in a place called Tramtri (khram khri) in 1284, the wood-monkey year of the fifth sexagenary cycle.
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.
Dzongsar Khyentse Chokyi Lodro (rdzong gsar mkhyen brtse chos kyi blo gros) was born in sa-ngan, in the Dege region of Kham, in 1893.
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, 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.