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List of Lineage Holders

Throne Holder   Wylie transcription  Lived  Reigned

1.

Kyobpa Jigten Sumgön

 

skyob pa 'jig rten gsum mgon

1143-1217

1179-1217

2.

Khenchen Tsultrim Dorje

mkhan chen tshul khrims rdo rje

1154-1221

1217-1221

3.

On Sönam Drakpa

dbon bsod nams grags pa

1187-1235

1221-1235

4.

Chenga Drakpa Jungne

spyan snga grags pa 'byung gnas

1175-1255

1235-1255

5.

Chung Dorje Drakpa

gcung rdo rje grags pa

1210-1278

1255-1278

6.

Thogkhawa Rinchen Senge

thog kha ba rin chen seng ge

1226-1284

1278-1284

7.

Tsamche Drakpa Sönam

mtshams bcad grags pa bsod nams

1238-1286

1284-1286

8.

Nub Chögo Dorje Yeshe

snubs chos sgo rdo rje ye shes

1223-1293

1286-1293

9.

Chunyi Dorje Rinchen

gcu gnyis rdo rje rin chen

1278-1314

1293-1314

10.

Nyergyepa Dorje Gyalpo

nyer brgyad pa rdo rje rgyal po

1284-1350

1314-1350

11.

Chenga Chökyi Gyalpo

spyan snga chos kyi rgyal po

1335-1407

1351-1395

12.

Goshri Döndrup Gyalpo

go shri don grub rgyal po

1369-1427

1395-1427

13.

Dhakpowang Rinchen Wangyal

bdag po wang rin chen dbang rgyal

1395 - ?

1427-1428

Khenpo, Lopön, Chöpön [regents]

mkhan po slob dpon chos dpon

1429-1435

14.

Chögyal Rinchen Palsang

chos rgyal rin chen dpal bzang

1421-1469

1435-1469

15.

Rinchen Chökyi Gyaltsen

rin chen chos kyi rgyal mtshan

1449-1484

1469-1484

16.

Gyalwang Kunga Rinchen

rgyal dbang kun dga' rin chen

1475-1527

1484-1527

17.

Gyalwang Rinchen Phuntsog

rgyal dbang rin chen phun tshogs

1509-1557

1527-1534

18.

Phagmo Rinchen Namgyal

phag mo rin chen rnam rgyal

1519-1576

1534-1565

19.

Panchen Sönam Gyatso

pan chen bsod nams rgya mtsho

1527-1570

1565-1570

20.

Chögle Namgyal

phyogs las rnam rgyal

1557-1579

1570-1579

21.

Chögyal Rinchen Phuntsog

chos rgyal rin chen phun tshogs

1547-1602

1579-1602

22.

Nāro Tashi Phuntsog

nA ro bkra shis phun tshogs

1574-1628

1603-1615

23.

Gyalwang Konchog Rinchen 
1st Chetsang

rgyal dbang dkon mchog rin chen

1590-1654

1615-1626

24.

Kunkhyen Rigzin Chödrak 
1st Chungtsang

kun mkhyen rig 'dzin chos grags

1595-1659

1626-1659

 

Nyidzong Trichen Rinchung [regent]

nyin rdzong khri chen rin 'byung

 

1659-1661

25.

Konchog Thrinle Sangpo 
2nd Chetsang

dkon mchog 'phrin las bzang po

1656-1718

1661-1718

26.

Thrinle Döndrup Chögyal 
2nd Chungtsang

'phrin las don grub chos rgyal

1704-1754

1718-1747

27.

Konchog Tenzin Drodul 
3rd Chetsang

dkon mchog bstan 'dzin 'gro 'dul

1724-1766

1747-1766

28.

Tenzin Chökyi Nyima 
3rd Chungtsang

bstan 'dzin chos kyi nyi ma

1755-1792

1766-1788

29.

Tenzin Peme Gyaltsen 
4th Chetsang

bstan 'dzin pad ma'i rgyal mtshan

1770-1826

1788-1810

30.

Tenzin Chökyi Gyaltsen 
4th Chungtsang

bstan 'dzin chos kyi rgyal mtshan

1793-1826

1810-1826

 

Tripa Döndrub Chöwang [regent]

khri pa don grub chos dbang

 

1826-1828

Lhochen Chökyi Lodrö [regent]

lho chen chos kyi blo gros

1801-1859

1829-1832

31.

Konchog Chönyi Norbu 
5th Chungtsang

dkon mchog chos nyid nor bu

1827-1865

1832-1865

32.

Konchog Thukje Nyima 
5th Chetsang

dkon mchog thugs rje nyi ma

1828-1885

1865-1871

33.

Tenzin Chökyi Lodrö 
6th Chungtsang

bstan 'dzin chos kyi blo gros

1868-1906

1871-1906

34.

Tenzin Shiwe Lodrö 
6th Chetsang

bstan 'dzin zhi ba'i blo gros

1886-1943

1906-1943

35.

Tenzin Chökyi Jungne 7th Chungtsang

bstan 'dzin chos kyi 'byung gnas

1909-1940

1935-1940

Tritsab Tenzin Thubten [regent]

khri tshab bstan 'dzin thub bstan

1924-1979

1943-1955

36.

Tenzin Chökyi Nangwa
8th Chungtsang

bstan 'dzin chos kyi snang ba

1942-

1955-

37.

Tenzin Thrinle Lhundrup
7th Chetsang

bstan 'dzin phrin las lhun grub

1946-

1955-

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