phreng ring rin po che (gling bu bla ma)
Lhatsun Rim-po-chhe, Taring Rimpoche
Taring Rim-po-chhe (Lingbu Lama). Born 1886. Son of late Lhase Kusho and Maharani Yishe Dolma of Sikkim before her marriage to Maharaja Thutob Namgyal. An incarnation of Mondoling Monastery. He re-constructed a small Monastery at Lingbu near Taring, where he now lives. Enjoys a great reputation for learning and for skill in medicine. Formerly lived in Gangtok with his half-brother the Maharaja, to whom he was family priest and religious instructor. He was also acted the religious head of Sikkim monasteries and introduced many reforms. He issued, with the consent of the Durbar, orders prohibiting the killing of animals by exorcists in propitiation of evil spirits. Created trouble in the Raj families of Sikkim by laying a claim to the Dobtra estates in Tibet, north of Sikkim. For that, and other reasons, he was expelled from Sikkim in 1934, and now lives at Lingbu Monastery. Is also known as Lhatsun Rim-po-chhe.
Page references from Who's Who in Tibet
1938 (page 66) 1942 (page 33) 1945 (page 41-42)
This entry is from "Who Was Who in Tibet?" Copyright Frank Drauschke, Facts & Files, Berlin