- Jul 2014
PhagMo-drupa was a confederacy. They controlled more or less present Utsang ,Ngari and Chamdo/Yushu areas. Their influence may have extended to Golok Amdos too as many clans trace their lineage to the PhagMo-drupa generals.How much control did the Phag-mo Gru-pa, Rin-spungs-pa, and Gtsang-pa have?
Ripung stronghold were western Tibet and central Tibet. They were great patrons of Kagyu sects and had support of Kutse and nomads of Qinghai.
Gtsangpas stronghold were central Tibet and western Tibet. They were the last TIbetan dynasty of Utsang.