Barom Darma Wangchuk

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Barom Darma Wangchuk ('ba' rom dar ma dbang phyug), (1127-1199), established The Barom Kagyu lineage ('ba' rom bka' brgyud). It was continued mainly as a family lineage. One of its famous early masters was the “Protector of Beings” Tishi Repa ('gro mgon ti shri ras pa).

  • Darma Wangchuk - Gampopa's disciple who founded the Barom monastery in northern Lato and who is regarded as the father of the lineage. The Barom ('ba' rom) Kagyu was founded by Barom Darma Wangchuk. He built Barom monastery, from which the tradition took its name. RY