The Treasury of Lives

Gomang, the earliest of Drepung Monastery's colleges, was established in the early fifteenth century by Drakpa Rinchen, a disciple of Drepung founder Jamyang Choje Tashi Pelden. It quickly grew into one of the largest colleges, ultimately absorbing the Vinaya college.

 

 

Abbots & Officers

Abbot

1. First Abbot Drakpa Rinchen [ - ]
2. Second Abbot Lobpon Galeb [ - ]
3. Third Abbot Takleb Jangchub Gyeltsen [ - ]
4. Fourth Abbot tshul bzang [ - ]
5. Fifth Abbot dpal ldan shes rab [ - ]
6. Sixth Abbot slob chung kun rgyal [ - ]
7. Seventh Abbot slob chung kun rgyal [ - ]
8. Eighth Abbot dpal ldan blo gros [ - ]
9. Ninth Abbot shes rab blo gros [ - ]
10. Tenth Abbot ye shes grags pa [ - ]
11. Eleventh Abbot dpal ldan 'od zer [ - ]
12. Twelfth Abbot dkon mchog bzang po [ - ]
13. Thirteenth Abbot rin chen byang chub [ - ]
14. Fourteenth Abbot ngag dbang 'byung gnas [ - ]
15. Fifteenth Abbot blo bzang e wM [ - ]
16. Sixteenth Abbot phyogs las rnam rgyal [ - ]
17. Seventeenth Abbot chos kyi 'byung gnas [ - ]
18. Eighteenth Abbot byams pa lhun grub [ - ]
19. Nineteenth Abbot brtson 'grus rgya mtsho [ - ]
20. Twentieth Abbot dge legs lhun grub [ - ]
21. Twenty-first Abbot chos grags rnam rgyal [ - ]
22. Twenty-second Abbot dge legs chos 'byor [ - ]
23. Twenty-third Abbot sangs rgyas bkra shis [ - ]
24. Twenty-fourth Abbot dge legs dpal 'byor [ - ]
25. Twenty-fifth Abbot blo bzang ngag dbang [ - ]
26. Twenty-sixth Abbot ngag dbang dpal 'byor [ - ]
27. Twenty-seventh Abbot 'phrin las lhun grub [1652 - ]
28. Twenty-eighth Abbot Lodro Gyatso [1665 - ]
29. Twenty-ninth Abbot don grub rgya mtsho [1763 - ]
30. Thirtieth Abbot Dondrub Gyatso [1682 - ]
31. Thirty-first Abbot kun dga' 'od zer [ - 1700]
32. Thirty-second Abbot Jamyang Zhepai Dorje [1690 - ]
33. Thirty-third Abbot blo bzang shes rab [1707 - ]
34. Thirty-fourth Abbot blo bzang phun tshogs [ - ]
35. Thirty-fifth Abbot ngag dbang nam mkha' [ - ]
36. Thirty-sixth Abbot blo bzang dam chos [ - ]
37. Thirty-seventh Abbot blo bzang chos grags [ - ]
38. Thirty-eighth Abbot sangs rgyas rdo rje [ - ]
39. Thirty-ninth Abbot dge 'dun bde chen [ - ]
40. Fortieth Abbot bstan pa yar 'phel [ - ]
41. Forty-first Abbot ngag dbang dge legs [1765 - ]
42. Forty-second Abbot bskal bzang dngos grub [ - ]
43. Forty-third Abbot Lobzang Chodar [1786 - 1792]
44. Forty-fourth Abbot mthu stobs nyi ma [1792 - 1799]
45. Forty-fifth Abbot bstan pa thar pa [ - ]
46. Forty-sixth Abbot ngag dbang dar rgyas [ - ]
47. Forty-seventh Abbot ngag dbang mkhas mchog [ - ]
48. Forty-eighth Abbot ngag dbang tshul khrims [ - ]
49. Forty-ninth Abbot blo bzang dge legs [ - ]
50. Fiftieth Abbot blo bzang 'jam dpal [ - ]
51. Fifty-first Abbot blo bzang bde chen [ - ]
52. Fifty-second Abbot blo gros bstan pa [ - ]
53. Fifty-third Abbot bstan pa chos bzang [ - ]
54. Fifty-fourth Abbot bstan pa bzod pa [ - ]
55. Fifty-fifth Abbot rnam rgyal ye shes [ - ]
56. Fifty-sixth Abbot blo bzang sbyin pa [ - ]
57. Fifty-seventh Abbot blo bzang rnam rgyal [ - ]
58. Fifty-eighth Abbot dge 'dun sbyin pa [ - ]
59. Fifty-ninth Abbot blo bzang mchog grub [ - ]
60. Sixtieth Abbot mkhyen rab bstan pa chos 'phel [1894 - ]
61. Sixty-first Abbot sbyin pa rgya mtsho [1906 - 1909]
62. Sixty-second Abbot blo bzang bstan 'dzin [1909 - 1913]
63. Sixty-third Abbot 'jigs med rgya mtsho [1913 - 1919]
64. Sixty-fourth Abbot 'od zer rdo rje [1919 - 1928]
65. Sixty-fifth Abbot dge 'dun blo bzang [1928 - 1934]
66. Sixty-sixth Abbot chos 'phel rgyal po [1934 - ]
67. Sixty-seventh Abbot bstan pa chos grags [1942 - 1948]
68. Sixty-eighth Abbot chos 'phel 'jam dbyangs [1948 - 1955]
69. Sixty-ninth Abbot skal bzang legs ldan [1955 - ]
70. Seventieth Abbot ngag dbang blo bzang [1960 - 1968]
71. Seventy-first Abbot bstan pa bstan 'dzin [1968 - ]
72. Seventy-two Abbot ngag dbang nyi ma [1978 - 1980]
73. Seventy-third Abbot skal bzang thabs mkhas [1980 - 1983]
74. Seventy-fourth Abbot tshul khrims rgya mtsho [1983 - ]
75. Seventy-fifth Abbot bstan pa rgyal mtshan [1986 - 1989]
76. Seventy-sixth Abbot bstan pa rgyal mtshan [1989 - 1995]
77. Seventy-seventh Abbot tshul khrims phun tshogs [1995 - 2003]
78. Seventy-eighth Abbot blo bzang bsam gtan [2003 - ]
Abbot 'od zer rdo rje [1919 - 1928]
Abbot blo bzang bstan pa [1989 - 1995]

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