Kalon Lama

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bka' blon bla ma
Tibetan script rendering of Kalon Lama

Champa Tendar

byams pa bstan dar
Tibetan script rendering of Champa Tendar


Born 1870 Died 1922


Kalon Lama. Personal name Champa Tendar. Born about 1870. A monk official and one of the four Shapes. Was formerly a Trung-yik Chhem-po (Grand Secretary) and was appointed a Shape in 1912 in place of the late Kungtang Shape. Appointed General Officer Commanding the Tibetan troops in Eastern Tibet in 1913. Resides at Chamdo. A man of strong character and much influence.

Page references from Who's Who in Tibet

1920 (page 7)

This entry is from "Who Was Who in Tibet?" Copyright Frank Drauschke, Facts & Files, Berlin

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Kalon Lama