* Dates have been shifted back one place to align with European calculation.

Photo credit: BDRC W1KG987

Published April 2021

NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Thub bstan chos dar. 2008. Mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje'i gdung rgyud rim byon gyi 'khrungs rabs re'u mig. In Mdo mkhyen brtse ye shes rdo rje'i gdung rgyud rim byon gyi rnam thar gsal ba'i me long, pp. 449–450. Pe cin: Krung go'i bod rig pa dpe skrun khang. BDRC W1KG987

COLOPHON

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A Chronological Timetable:

Lives of Do Khyentse’s Familial Line

Thirteenth Cycle

Iron Monkey Year

1800

Fourteenth Cycle

Fire Tiger Year

1866

66

NAME

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF DEATH

LIFESPAN*

ANNOTATION

Thirteenth Cycle 

Water Dog Year

1802

Fourteenth Cycle

Iron Bird Year

1861

59

Not of familial line

Khaying Drolma

Fourteenth Cycle

Water Sheep Year

1823

Fourteenth Cycle

Wood Tiger Year

1854

31

Fourteenth Cycle

Earth Ox Year

1829

Fourteenth Cycle

Water Tiger Year 

1842

13

Fourteenth Cycle

Iron Tiger Year

1830

Fifteenth Cycle

Fire Monkey Year

1896

66

Fourteenth Cycle

Wood Hare Year

1855

80+

Fourteenth Cycle

Fire Horse Year 

1846

40+

Not of familial line

Fifteenth Cycle

Iron Tiger Year

1890

Sixteenth Cycle

Earth Hare Year 

1939

49

Tsedzin Wangmo

Fifteenth Cycle

Wood Horse Year

1894

Sixteenth Cycle

Water Snake Year 

1953

59

Sixteenth Cycle

Earth Dragon Year

1928

80 years old as of this year

13th Cycle

Iron Monkey Year

1800

14th Cycle

Fire Tiger Year

1866

66

NAME

DATE OF BIRTH

DATE OF DEATH

LIFESPAN*

NOTES

13th Cycle 

Water Dog Year

1802

14th Cycle

Iron Bird Year

1861

59

Not of familial line

Khaying Drolma

14th Cycle

Water Sheep Year

1823

14th Cycle

Wood Tiger Year

1854

31

14th Cycle

Earth Ox Year

1829

14th Cycle

Water Tiger Year 

1842

13

14th Cycle

Iron Tiger Year

1830

14th Cycle

Fire Monkey Year

1896

66

14th Cycle

Wood Hare Year

1855

80+

14th Cycle

Fire Horse Year 

1846

40+

Not of familial line

15th Cycle

Iron Tiger Year

1890

16th Cycle

Earth Hare Year 

1939

49

Tsedzin Wangmo

15th Cycle

Wood Horse Year

1894

16th Cycle

Water Snake Year 

1953

59

16th Cycle

Earth Dragon Year

1928

80 years old as of this year

Abstract

This concise table features birth and death dates for essential individuals connected with Do Khyentse Yeshe Dorje's familial line.

TRADITION

Nyingma

Drigung Kagyu

HISTORICAL PERIOD

19th Century

20th Century 

21st Century

INSTITUTIONS

Maha Kyilung Monastery 

Katok Monastery 

Dzogchen Monastery 

Tseringjong

Drigung Til Monastery

Derge Monastery

Gyelrong Kachok

Minyak Kernang 

Kardza Hermitage

Pema Rito

Yarlung Pemako

TRANSLATOR

Tib Shelf

TBC

TBC

TBC

TBC

A Chronological Timetable:

Lives of Do Khyentse’s Familial Line

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