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Odren Pelgyi Wangchuk

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Odren Pelgyi Wangchuk 8th cent.

Name Variants: Pelgyi Wangchuk



Odren Pelgyi Wangchuk ('o brandpal gyi dbang phyug) was born in Oyugdar ('o yug mdar), a son of the Odren clan. He lived as a household tantrika and became a heart disciple of Padmasambhava. He mastered the tantric teachings and gained the ability to swim in wide rivers like a fish. His clan still preserves and practices the oral teachings of the spoken word (bka' ma) lineage of Nyingma teachings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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'Jam mgon kong sprul blo gros mtha' yas. 2007. Gter ston brgya rtsa. In Rin chen gter mdzod chen mo, vol. 1, p. 409. New Delhi: Shechen.

Tarthang Tulku. 1975. Bringing the Teachings Alive. Cazadero, CA: Dharma Publishing.

Gu ru bkra shis. 1990. Gu bkra’i chos ’byung. Beijing: Krung go’i bod kyi shes rig dpe skrun khang, pp. 174-175.

 

Arthur Mandelbaum
August 2007

 

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