Lobsang Pelden Tenpe Dronme

Lobsang Pelden Tenpe Dronme (Tibetan: ལཅང་སྐྱ་བལོ་བཟང་དཔལ་ལདན་བསྟན་པའི་སྒྲོན་མེ་, Wylie: lcang skya blo bzang dpal ldan bstan pa'i sgron me, Chinese: 羅桑般殿丹畢蓉梅; pinyin: Luósāng Bāndiàn Dānbì Róngméi) (born 1890 in Datong, Qinghai - died March 4, 1957 in Taipei, Taiwan) was a clergyman of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and the 7th Changkya Khutukhtu. He was the highest person of Tibetan Buddhism in Inner Mongolia[citation needed] and the fourth highest lamas of Tibetan Buddhism[citation needed] in general. He supported the Kuomintang and accompanied the Republic of China Government to Taiwan after the Chinese Civil War in 1949. He was awarded titles by the Kuomintang and also received living expenses until his death.[1]

After his death, his residence in Taipei was converted in February 1993 into the Mongolian and Tibetan Cultural Center, which includes a memorial to him.

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Religious titles
Preceded by
Changkya Lozang Tendzin Gyeltsen
Changkya Khutukhtu
1891 – 1957
Title next held by
Changkya Tendzin Dönyö Yéshé Gyatso