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.
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, He then left for Tibet and left the monastery of Lingbu, build nearby Taring. He therefore also became the Lingbu Lama.
He had a great reputation for teaching and exercising the Tibetan medicine. Is also known as Lhatsun Rimpoche, He Died in 1947.