bla brang

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residence, lama's residence, the "corporation" of a lama [JV]

1) monastic household. 2) a district in Tibet [RY]

1) bla brang district bla brang bkra shis 'khyil, in ka su'u province ka lho in Northern Tibet, ruled from zha ho rdzong; 2) monastic household, lama's residence/ corporate unit bla sprul che gras kyi shag tshang yi zhing -- [depending on the power and wealth of the monasteries there are a variety of great and small ones]. [IW]