The Treasury of Lives

A Biographical Encyclopedia of Tibet, Inner Asia, and the Himalaya

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Nyida Sanggye is considered to have been the first in the line of Getse Getok Tulku of Simdha Dzogchen Monastery, a branch of Shechen Monastery.

The Second Getse Getok Tulku, Getse Pema, supervised the design and construction of the current Simdha Dzogchen Monastery, a branch of Shechen in Derge, Kham.

Gyurme Tubten Nyinje was the Fourth Getse Getok of Simda Dzogchen Monastery.

Gyurme Tenpel Chozang was the Third Getse Getok Tulku of Simdha Dzogchen Monastery.

Dawen Kunga Rinchen, the Sixteenth Sakya Tridzin, was the son of the Twelfth Sakya Tridzin, Namkha Lekpai Gyeltsen. During the tenure of the Fifteenth Sakya Tridzin he moved the Zhitok Labrang to Chumik, under the patronage of Jangchub Gyeltsen. He is counted as the second throne holder of the Zhitok Labrang.