Khye Bumsa

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Khye Bumsa was a 13th-century prince[1] from the Minyak House in Kham in Eastern Tibet.[2] He had a divine revelation one night instructing him to travel south to seek his fortunes and reached Sikkim where he established his lineage. His descendants were later to become the chogyals of Sikkim.


  1. ^ Datta-Ray, Sunanda K. (1984). Smash and grab: annexation of Sikkim. New Delhi: Vikas. p. 17. ISBN 0-7069-2509-2. OCLC 12106123.
  2. ^ Basnet, Lal Bahadur (1974). Sikkim: A Short Political History. New Delhi: S. Chand Group. p. 13. OCLC 994925.