Other names / Alternative spellings
bTsan ba (ms. Or 8212.187 l. 38, 54, 86)
'Bro bTsan ba (reconstructed name)
Social groups (status, family, lineage...)
Period of activity
Reign of Khri Srong lde brtsan
In the winter [of Hog year 759-760], zhang bTsan ba, minister mGos Khri bzang [yab lag], and zhang sTong rtsan conquered Tsong ka chu ngu (ms. Or 8212.187 l. 37-38).
Zhang rGyal zigs, [Ngan lam] sTag sgra [klu gong], zhang sTong rtsan, zhang bTsan ba, and others led the military expedition which resulted in the sack of [the chinese capital city] Keng shi and the flight of the Chinese emperor (rgya rje) [in 763] (ms. Or 8212.187 l. 51-54, 81-85).
zhang (ms. Or 8212.187 l. 37, 53, 86)
Zhang bTsan ba is thought to be the "Shang Zanmo" of chinese sources. He was a son of "Shang Jilizang" ('Bro zhang Khri bzang ?) and the father of 'Bro Khri sum rje stag snang (see Demiéville 1987ed p. 290-306).