Throneholders of Ngor Monastery

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Throneholders of Ngor Monastery:

  1. Ngorchen Kunga Zangpo (1430-1456)[1]
  2. Müchen Könchok Gyaltsen (1456-1462)
  3. Jamyang Sherab Gyatso (1462-1465)
  4. Kunga Wangchuk (1465-1478)
  5. Khedrup Palden Dorje (1478-1482)
  6. Gorampa Sönam Senge (1482-1486)
  7. Könchok Pelwa (1486-1501)
  8. Sangye Rinchen (1501-1516)
  9. Lhachok Senge (1516-1535)
  10. Könchok Lhundrup (1535-1557)
  11. Sangye Senge (1557-1569)
  12. Konchok Pelden (1582-1590)
  13. Namkha Palzang (1579-1595)
  14. Jampa Kunga Tashi (1595-1603)
  15. Kunga Sonam Lhundrup (1603-1618)
  16. Palden Döndrup (1618-1622)
  17. Namkha Sangye (1622-1625)
  18. Sherab Jungne (1625-1653)
  19. Namkha Rinchen (1653-1657)
  20. Ngawang Sonam Gyaltsen (1657-1658)
  21. Sonam Gyatso (1658-1667)
  22. Pelchok Gyaltsen (1667-1671)
  23. Namkha Palzang (1671-1672)
  24. Lhundrup Palden (1672-1686)
  25. Sangye Phuntsok (1686-1689)
  26. Sangye Tendzin (1689-1693)
  27. Sherab (or Sheja?) Zangpo (1695-1703)
  28. Jampa Tsultrim Palzang (1703-1710)
  29. Sonam Palden (1710-1713)
  30. Jampa Sonam Zangpo (1713-1722)
  31. Tashi Lhundrub (1722-1725)
  32. Tsultrim Lhundrup (1725-1730)
  33. Jampa Namkha Samdrup (1730-1733)
  34. Palden Chökyong (1733-1740)
  35. Sangye Palzang (1740-1741)
  36. Jampa Sonam Lhundrup (1741-1745)
  37. Mingyur Gyaltsen (1746-1751)
  38. Jamyang Sangye Yeshe (1751-)
  39. Könchok Drakpa (1751-)
  40. Ngawang Chökyong Zangpo (-)
  41. Sangye Drakpa (-)
  42. Phuntsok Döndrup (-)
  43. Kunga Sonam (-1787)
  44. Jampa Namkha Chimé (1789-1793)
  45. Ngawang Damchö (1793-1804)
  46. Jampa Sonam Paljor (1804-1811)
  47. Jampa Kunga Tendzin (1811-1821)
  48. Ngawang Lodrö Zangpo (1821-1823)
  49. Palden Chöky Gyaltsen (1823-1829)
  50. Jampa Palden Zangpo (1830-1835)
  51. Naljor Jampal Zangpo (1835-1842)
  52. Ngawang Lodrö Tenpa (1842-1849)
  53. Kunga Tenpé Lodrö (1849-1851)
  54. Jampa Kunga Tenpé Gyaltsen (1851-1859)
  55. Ngawang Sonam Gyaltsen (1859-1866)
  56. Jamyang Sherab Gyatso (1866-1870)
  57. Palden Lodrö Drakpa (1870-1876)
  58. Jamyang Rinchen Dorje (1876-1881)
  59. Ngawang Lodrö Nyingpo (1881-1890)
  60. Ngawang Khyenrab Jampal Nyingpo (1890-1895)
  61. Ngawang Kunga Tenpé Gyaltsen (1895-1898)
  62. Jampa Palden Chödzé (1898-1904)
  63. Jamyang Kunzang Tenpe Gyaltsen (-)
  64. Jamyang Kunzang Thubten Gyaltsen (-)
  65. Khangsar Dampa Rinpoche Ngawang Lodrö Shenpen Nyingpo (1921-1924)
  66. Thartse Jamyang Kunzang Thupten Chökyi Gyaltsen (1924-1926)
  67. Ngawang Lodrö Tekchok Tenpe Gyaltsen (1930-1933)
  68. Ngawang Yönten Gyatso (1933-1934)
  69. Ngwang Khedrup Gyatso (1948-1951)
  70. Jampa Namkha Kunzang Tenpe Gyaltsen (1939-1940)
  71. Jamyang Thupten Lungtok Gyatso (1942-1945)
  72. Ngawang Khyentse Thupten Nyingpo (1957-1959)
  73. Jamyang Kunga Tenpe Gyaltsen (1951-1954)
  74. Jamyang Kunga Tenpe Nyima (1954-1957)
  75. Luding Khenchen Rinpoche (1957-2000)
  76. Luding Khen Rinpoche (2000-present day)
  77. Thartse Khen Rinpoche (2000-present day)[2]


Notes

  1. The dates for the early throneholders correspond to the years during which they were at the head of Ngor Monastery.
  2. The Ngor abbot throne is nowadays shared every two years between Ngor abbot throne holders.

Further Reading

  • David Jackson, 'Sources on the Chronology and Succession of the Abbots of Ngor E-waṃ-chos-ldan', Berliner Indologische Studien. Band 4/5: 49-93, 1989.
  • Treasury of Lives - Ngor Ewam Choden