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Tsultrim Gyatso, 10th Dalai Lama (29 March 1816 - 30 September 1837)

Tsultrim Gyatso was the 10th Dalai Lama of Tibet.

Tsultrim Gyatso was born in 1816 in Lithang in Kham to Lobsang Dakpa and Namgyal Bhuti.

In 1822, he was recognized and enthroned in the Potala Palace and in the same year, he took his novice vows of monkhood from the Panchen Lama, Tenpai Nyima who gave him the name Tsultrim Gyatso. In 1826, at the age of ten, he was enrolled in Drepung monastery where he studied various Buddhist philosophical texts and mastered both the sutra and tantra. In 1831, he reconstructed the Potala Palace and at the age of nineteen, he took the Gelong vows (full ordination) from the Panchen Lama. However, he was constantly in poor health and died in 1837.

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ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་རྒྱ་མཚོ་ (Tsultrim Gyatso, 10th Dalai Lama) Flag of Tibet Tibet 1826 30 September 1837
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