Religious Figure / Tse-pa-me

Name: 9th Panchen Lama
Date of birth: 1883
Date of death: 1937
Biography: Thubten Choekyi Nyima - Tibetan spiritual leader
Description: Thubten Choekyi Nyima was the 9th Panchen Lama and head of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in Shigatse, southern Tibet. In the early years of the 20th century, the Panchen Lama was courted by the British Indian government. Having been rebuffed by the Dalai La... more
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Name: Barmiok [Burmiok, Bermiok], Jedrung Karma Palden Chogyal
Date of birth: 1871
Date of death: 1942-03-25
Biography: 'Barmiak Lama'. the List of Curios cataloguer
Description: Barmiok [Burmiok, Bermiok] Jedrung Karma Palden Chogyal (1871 - 1942) was an important monastic figure in Sikkimese society in the early 20th century. He is known within the museum's archive as 'Barmiak Lama' due to Charles Bell's reliance on the Lam... more
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Name: Bell, Charles Alfred
Date of birth: 1870-10-31
Date of death: 1945-03-08
Biography: Diplomat and Tibetologist
Description: Charles Alfred Bell was born in Calcutta, India, on 31 October 1870 to Henry and Anne Bell. As one of six children he would eventually follow in his father's footsteps and take up a post in the Indian Civil Service (ICS). Bell first studied at Winche... more
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